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  • Ruling ANC keeps bad boy of South African politics in the wilderness

     
    The former boss of South Africa's ruling party youth league won't be given a reprieve of his expulsion from the African National Congress for bringing the party into disrepute, a decision likely to spell the end of his political ambitions....
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • South Africa President Zuma sues over painting depicting him unzipped

     
    South Africa's President Zuma sues over painting depicting him unzipped: A painting by a white Cape Town artist, Brett Murray, depicting South African President Jacob Zuma as Soviet leader Lenin -- but with his genitals exposed -- has caused a storm of...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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....
  • 'New and improved' council elected after Cudahy corruption scandal

     
    Voters in the blue-collar town of Cudahy have elected three new leaders for City Council. Final election results show Chris Garcia, Jack Guerrero and Baru Sanchez as the winners....