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  • Netanyahu: Intelligence points to Hezbollah in Bulgarian bombing

     
    Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Sunday that he had “absolutely rock solid intelligence” that Lebanon-based Hezbollah, supported by Iran, carried out the suicide bombing in Bulgaria last week that killed seven people, including...
  • Cyprus asks for EU bailout, weighs loans from Russia, China

     
    Cyprus asked European Union states for a bailout of its troubled banks, becoming the fifth member of the Eurozone to seek help balancing its books....
  • For the record

    D.A.'s race donor: An article in the Oct. 27 LATExtra section about a felon who contributed to the campaign of then-district attorney candidate Jackie Lacey said that Kip C. Cyprus and a business partner had hired appraisers to artificially inflate the...
  • Rauf Denktash dies at 87; former Turkish Cypriot leader

    Rauf Denktash dies at 87; former Turkish Cypriot leader
    Reporting from Nicosia, Cyprus -- Rauf Denktash, the former Turkish Cypriot leader whose determined pursuit of a separate state for his people and strong opposition to the divided island's reunification defined a political career spanning six decades,...
  • Standard & Poor's warns of downgrade on Eurozone credit ratings

     
    Standard & Poor's: The Standard & Poor's said it could downgrade long-term credit ratings for nations in the eurozone....
  • ISRAEL: Natural gas deposits stir waters with Lebanon

     
    Israel and Lebanon are fighting a different kind of war -- over maritime borders and economic issues. If past maritime disputes were mostly about fishing rights, today's squabble concerns a far bigger matter -- billions of dollars worth of natural gas....
  • ISRAEL: Neighbors watchful as Israel demarcates maritime borders with Cyprus

     
    Huge gas fields discovered recently under the Mediterranean seabed have raised high hopes in Israel, a small, high-consumption country seeking alternative energy resources and a greater degree of independence from imports. In a different geopolitical...
  • MIDDLE EAST: Black gold rush threatens regional stability

     
    The race is on for oil in the eastern Mediterranean, with at least four major competitors gunning to win. But it's far from a friendly competition. Of those four, two are locked in an ongoing state of war and the......
  • Traveling abroad? For information, check with the country's tourist office

    For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is through their website only. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-...
  • PASSINGS: Henry L. Bellmon, Greg Ladanyi, Gaylord L. Campbell, Carol Marshall

    Henry Louis Bellmon Oklahoma governor, U.S. senator Henry Louis Bellmon, 88, who in 1963 became Oklahoma's first GOP governor since statehood and is known as the father of the state's modern Republican party, died Tuesday at St. Mary's Mercy Hospital in...
  • Foreign tourist boards

    For tourist information on selected foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-1234, dial 0 and ask for the number of the country's U.N. mission or...