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Bo admits lapses led to top cop’s US defection bid

August 24, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

In this photo released by the Jinan Intermediate People’s Court, former Politburo member and party leader of the megacity of Chongqing Bo Xilai, in the defendant seat listens to a testimony by former Chongqing city police chief Wang Lijun, unseen, at Jinan Intermediate People’s Court in Jinan in eastern China’s Shandong province, Saturday,...

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Syria warns US not to intervene militarily

August 24, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

In this photo taken on a government organized tour, Syrian army soldiers are seen deployed in the Jobar neighborhood of Damascus, Syria, Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013. Syrian state media accused rebels of using chemical arms on Saturday against government troops...

Egypt shortens curfew as unrest over coup wanes

August 24, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

An Egyptian man walks through Tahrir Square where a few protesters have built their camp protesting against the release of Egypt’s ousted President Hosni Mubarak in Cairo, Egypt, Saturday, Aug. 24, 2013. (AP Photo/Manu Brabo) CAIRO (AP) —...

Pakistani militants split on peace talks offer

August 24, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Thursday Aug. 15, 2013 photo, Asmatullah Muawiya, head of the Taliban’s faction of fighters from central Punjab province, listens to reporters at an undisclosed place in Pakistani tribal region of Waziristan. A senior Pakistani Taliban commander...

Trial shows greed, machinations of China’s elite

August 23, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

In this image taken from video, Former Chinese politician Bo Xilai, left, sits and speaks in a court room at Jinan Intermediate People’s Court in eastern China’s Shandong province, Friday, Aug. 23, 2013. Bo is accused of corruption and...

Disgraced Chinese politician mounts feisty defense

August 23, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Chinese police officers and a plain clothe security person monitor a checkpoint near the Jinan Intermediate People’s Court in Jinan, eastern China’s Shandong province on Friday, Aug. 23, 2013. Former Chinese politician Bo Xilai’s trial on...

Zimbabwe’s Mugabe, 89, sworn in for 5 more years

August 23, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe attends his inauguration in Harare, Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013. Mugabe, 89, was sworn in for a five-year term on Thursday after Zimbabwe’s highest court on Tuesday threw out a legal challenge that alleged the July 31...

Key events in rule, trial of Egypt’s Hosni Mubarak

August 22, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this Thursday, March 4, 2010 file photo, Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak addresses the media after a meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, not pictured, at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany. Officials say an Egyptian court has...

Media in Egypt stoke the heat _ and now feel it

August 21, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – In this March 19, 2013 file photo, dozens of Egyptian photojournalists take part in a demonstration to condemn violence against them and to defend their right to cover the news, in front of the Shura Council in Cairo, Egypt. Arabic written on...

Ousted China leader’s trial caps dramatic downfall

August 21, 2013 • World NewsComments (0)

A court official walks down the steps near the Chinese words for Jinan Intermediate People’s Court in Jinan in eastern China’s Shandong province Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013. Former Chinese politician Bo Xilai will stand trial at the court on Thursday...