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  • The Week Ahead: From Cape Town to Cairo, it's all about Africa

    The Week Ahead: From Cape Town to Cairo, it's all about Africa
    Obama goes to Africa to hail democracy and joint ventures Wednesday, June 26  -- President Obama embarks on a weeklong trip to Africa on Wednesday to show support for the continent’s developing democracies and to strengthen the U.S. role in a...
  • Erdogan wrecking Turkey's image as model democracy, critics say

    The violence racking Turkey over the last five days hasn't been about saving a few trees in densely developed Istanbul. By the hundreds of thousands, Turks have been venting a decadelong accumulation of resentments over what they regard as Prime...
  • The Week Ahead: Syria festers, Cuba connects, China's Xi tours

    No escaping the conundrum of Syria's war Monday-Tuesday, June 3-4 – Russian and European leaders face an agenda packed with economic and political issues at their two-day summit in the Ural Mountains city of Yekaterinburg.  But as with most...
  • Spree of jailbreaks stirs fear of new Al Qaeda threat

    In less than a week, more than 2,000 prisoners, many of them Islamic militants trained by Al Qaeda, have been broken out of detention in Iraq, Libya and Pakistan in spectacularly violent raids. The spree of suicide bombings and rocket fire that has...
  • Revolution do-over: A rough road ahead for polarized Egyptians

    Revolution do-over: A rough road ahead for polarized Egyptians
    Egyptians despairing of Mohamed Morsi’s Islamist imprint on society have prevailed in ousting the country’s first freely elected president. Faced with a choice between chaos and a coup d’etat, the powerful military opted for the latter....
  • Coup in Egypt: The Middle East responds

    Coup in Egypt: The Middle East responds
    BEIRUT — The military coup that toppled Egypt’s Islamist president has divided the Middle East between those who see the move as a broadside against pious Muslims and those who view it as a triumph for secular values. Divisions have also...
  • Brotherhood ouster in Egypt may clear way for stricter Islamists

    CAIRO -- The military coup that ousted President Mohamed Morsi and the Muslim Brotherhood this week could open the way for an even more conservative Islamist faction to make a run for the Egyptian leadership. Nader Bakar of the ultraconservative Nour...
  • Israel's likely targets in Syria: Iran and Hezbollah

    Israel's likely targets in Syria: Iran and Hezbollah
    JERUSALEM – With three air strikes on targets in Syria since January, Israel is inserting itself into the Arab Spring’s most intractable conflict, heightening fears that the civil war could spiral into a regional conflagration. But as some...
  • Coup's roots are decades old

    CAIRO -- The passions fueling Egypt's political turbulence arose directly from the "Arab Spring" of 2011, but they have deeper roots in a decades-long struggle over the nation's identity between two authoritarian forces -- Islamists and a secular military...
  • Sweden tops, Yemen last in getting most out of Internet, study says

     
    Worldwide, Sweden gets the most out of using the Internet, according to a new study from a foundation that seeks to expand access to the Web....
  • Palestinians protest in West Bank cities over economy

     
    Hundreds of Palestinians protested across several West Bank cities Monday, the most violent eruption yet in the growing public uproar over rising consumer prices and the Palestinian Authority’s budget crisis....
  • Mideast violence shows 'Arab Spring' still a work in progress

     
    Global Focus: Anti-American violence sweeping the Muslim world has brought a sobering reminder in Washington and the West that the heady revolutions of the Arab Spring that threw out entrenched dictatorships in Tunisia, Egypt and Libya have yet to achieve...