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Audio slide show: Searching for signs of life
  • Algerians vote; ailing president likely to be reelected

    Algerians vote; ailing president likely to be reelected

    CAIRO — With a notable lack of enthusiasm, Algerians went to the polls Thursday in a presidential vote that the 77-year-old incumbent, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, was considered likely to win despite his obviously failing health.

  • Prosecutor attacks credibility of Oscar Pistorius expert witness

    Prosecutor attacks credibility of Oscar Pistorius expert witness

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- An expert witness called by the defense team of South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius testified about bullet wounds, blood spatter, bruises, ballistics, sound, light, fibers and a toilet door -- but acknowledged Wednesday that he wasn’t a pathologist or ballistics expert and had no training in analyzing blood spatters.

  • Liberal party endorses military man's rival for Egypt presidency

    Liberal party endorses military man's rival for Egypt presidency

    CAIRO – A liberal Egyptian political party said Wednesday it is endorsing leftist presidential hopeful Hamdeen Sabahi in his race against the overwhelming favorite, former army chief Abdel Fattah Sisi.