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  • François Hollande: France's new 'Monsieur le Président'

     
    Francois Hollande is sworn in Tuesday as France's new president. Hollande, who succeeds Nicolas Sarkozy, is France's first president from the Socialist Party in 17 years....
  • In Israel, efforts to draft new draft law flounder

     
    Israel's latest attempt to reform its military-draft law has failed, as the committee assigned to determine means of including more ultra-Orthodox Jews and Israeli Arabs was unable to "formulate a recommendation that would achieve a Knesset majority,"...
  • Mali asks international court to investigate alleged war crimes

     
    Mali asks the International Criminal Court to investigate war crimes by rebels: Mali's government has requested the International Criminal Court at the Hague to investigate possible war crimes by Tuareg and Al Qaeda linked Islamic rebels, Ansar Dine,...
  • China creates city on disputed island, angering neighbors [Video]

     
    China has declared a tiny island as its newest city, a bid to strengthen its hold on the South China Sea as countries around the disputed waters dig in their heels.The disputes have grown increasingly tense and confrontational this year as China and its...
  • Strategy to improve 'alarming situation' in Mali expected at U.N.

     
    The question of how to help Mali cope with rebels, the aftermath of a military coup and religious extremists, is slated to be taken up Wednesday at the sidelines of the United Nations, at a closely watched meeting on security in the troubled Sahel....
  • France approves European treaty on public-spending limits

     
    France approves the European treaty to limit public spending, a key element in Europe's strategy to combat its debt crisis. Critics say that it will enshrine austerity into French law....
  • Bali marks 10th anniversary of devastating bombing

     
    Ten years ago, the bombing of two nightclubs in Bali killed 202 people and unsettled the long-peaceful island popular with Western tourists. On Friday, hundreds of survivors and their families gathered in Bali to remember the bombing, a devastating attack...
  • EGYPT: Police barracks in North Sinai town bordering Gaza come under rocket attack

     
    Police barracks in Rafah, the town in North Sinai that borders the Gaza strip, came under attack early Monday when a group of unknown perpetrators fired rocket-propelled grenades at the building, Egyptian media reported. According to Agence France-Presse,...
  • IRAN: Government-controlled media mute on deadly protests in Syria

     
    The deadly mass demonstrations that have rocked Syria for the last 10 days and constitute the greatest challenge to President Bashar Assad since he took power 11 years ago have been a top news item on many media networks around......
  • Afghan political drama hits close to home for area musician Ariana Delawari

     
    Today the Associated Press reported that Afghan finance official Noorullah Delwari was questioned in a corruption probe regarding a commission, where he was a member, which paid a consulting fee to Lufthansa Airlines in an attempt to rebuild Afghanistan's...
  • Obama risked a Carter-like 'debacle' and won big

     
    My first reaction to Sunday's news that U.S. forces had killed Osama bin Laden in a daring raid was charmingly post-partisan. This is not a triumph for President Barack Obama, I thought, it's a triumph for the United States —......