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  • Greeks vote in potentially fateful election

     
    Greek voters go to the polls Sunday in an election that could decide whether their country stays in the Eurozone. The center-right New Democracy party and the radical left-wing Syriza party are locked in a neck-and-neck race....
  • Top candidate for Pakistani prime minister job ordered arrested

     
    Makhdoom Shahabuddin, the leading candidate to become Pakistan's next prime minister, was effectively blocked from the post when a narcotics court investigating a drug scandal ordered his arrest....
  • Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood has its eye on Islamic banking

     
    The Muslim Brotherhood’s aim appears to be to gradually instill sharia law on public policy. But its more immediate concern is to implement Islamic banking and finance to fix Egypt’s economy....
  • Crowds in Mexico protest against leading presidential candidate

     
    MEXICO CITY -- Tens of thousands of protesters streamed through Mexico's capital and rallied at the Angel of Independence monument Sunday in another large demonstration against the country's mainstream media and the former ruling political party. The...
  • Iranian engineers reportedly kidnapped in Syria are free

     
    Five Iranian engineers who reportedly had been kidnapped in Syria were freed Thursday, according to Iranian media. State media reported that the Iranian engineers were heading to work at the Jendar power plant in Homs, a central city that has been an...
  • O.C. man allegedly embezzled $350,000 from public agencies

     
    A Tustin man is scheduled to be arraigned Wednesday on charges that he embezzled more than $350,000 from public works contracts with several Orange County cities and government agencies....
  • White House names first ambassador to Myanmar in 22 years

     
    Heralding reform in Myanmar but warning of much work still ahead, the Obama administration on Thursday named its first full ambassador to the Southeast Asian nation in 22 years....
  • Myanmar's new ties with U.S. may come at a cost

     
    The Obama administration’s decision this week to ease financial sanctions imposed on Myanmar, encourage American investment there and appoint a U.S. ambassador for the first time in 22 years should further the long-isolated nation’s reform...
  • Flying coach, coffee coupons -- 'little tricks' of Gary Locke?

     
    Toting his own backpack. Flying coach. Buying coffee with a coupon. Just who does Gary Locke think he is? The United States ambassador to China was recently pilloried in Chinese newspaper editorials for his part in the saga of Chen Guangcheng, a blind...
  • Six journalists killed in Mexico in under a month

     
    The sixth current or former Mexican journalist to be killed in less than a month has been buried amid demands for a justice most doubt will ever come....
  • Mexico political party suspends former official in drug-money scandal

     
    MEXICO CITY -- The political party expected to win Mexico's upcoming presidential election sought Wednesday to distance itself from a former high-ranking official embroiled in a drug-trafficking and money-laundering scandal. Tomas Yarrington, a former...