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  • Syria situation continues to deteriorate, U.N. chief says

     
    Despite an impending deadline for a United Nations-backed peace plan to end the Syrian conflict, the situation on the ground continues to deteriorate, said U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon....
  • David Bergstein sues Miramax owners

     
    Troubled film financier David Bergstein has sued the owners of Miramax, alleging that they denied him money and an equity stake owed for his role in the acquisition of the film label from Walt Disney Co. in 2010, a law firm retained by Bergstein said...
  • Rarely seen Cezanne work back in the spotlight

     
    A work by Paul Cezanne that has been in virtual hiding for fifty years is back in the spotlight, heading to auction this year where it is expected to bring in as much as $20 million. The watercolor, titled "A Card Player," had been assumed to exist, but...
  • Taliban reject talks as Karzai demands Western pullback

     
    In twin blows to American efforts to wage war and negotiate peace in Afghanistan, President Hamid Karzai on Thursday demanded a quicker end to the Western combat mission and a pullback of NATO troops from rural areas, while the Taliban movement declared a...
  • U.S. serviceman kills 16 in Afghan village shooting, officials say

     
    REPORTING FROM KABUL, AFGHANISTAN -- A lone American serviceman slipped away from his base in southern Afghanistan before dawn Sunday and went on a methodical house-to-house shooting rampage in a nearby village, killing 16 people, nearly all of them women...
  • Arab League awaits Syria's response on plan to end crisis

     
    Arab League and Syria: Arab League ministers were awaiting a response from Syria on Monday, to a plan designed to help end months of violent unrest in the Middle Eastern nation....
  • Arab League votes to suspend Syria amid violence

     
    Syria, Arab League: In a stinging rebuke to President Bashar Assad, the Arab League voted Saturday to suspend Syria’s membership if Damascus does not take steps within four days to implement a peace plan designed to end months of violence....
  • Arab League censure of Syria reverberates in region

     
    The Arab League’s move to suspend Syria is sending shock waves through the region. Turkey decided to evacuate diplomatic families from the Syrian capital. Saudi Arabia and Qatar condemned attacks on their embassies. And the official Syrian media...
  • Crowds attack foreign missions in Syria after Arab League vote

     
    Supporters of President Bashar Assad attacked diplomatic missions in Syria after the Arab League voted to suspend the country's membership if his regime fails to take immediate steps to implement a peace plan. While the opposition celebrated the Arab...
  • Syria's suspension from Arab League takes effect

     
    Arab foreign ministers have given Syria three days to cease what one official called its “bloody repression” against its people or face economic sanctions. The move came after Syria’s humiliating suspension from the Arab League became...
  • Top NHRA drag-racing team taps Persian Gulf driver

     
    Al-Anabi Racing, a leading team in the NHRA's premier Full Throttle drag-racing series, said Wednesday that Khalid alBalooshi would drive one of its two top-fuel dragsters next season. The team is owned by Sheikh Khalid Al Thani, a member of......
  • Arab League may seek U.N. backing for Syria plan

     
    The Arab League is considering seeking U.N. Security Council backing for a a long-stalled regional initiative aimed at ending Syria’s bloody crackdown on dissent. The proposal comes after Syria repeatedly flouted deadlines to agree to observers to...