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  • Civilians in greater peril, Red Cross chief in Afghanistan says

     
    The departing head of the International Committee of the Red Cross in Afghanistan warned Monday that the country's civilians live in more peril today than when started his job seven years earlier....
  • Venezuelan diplomat charged with murdering ambassador to Kenya

     
    Venezuela's first secretary at its embassy in Kenya was charged with murdering the newly arrived ambassador as allegations surfaced that officials at the scandal-plagued post in Nairobi may have been trafficking drugs under cover of diplomatic immunity,...
  • Venezuela's Globovision pays $2.1 million fine to stay on air

     
    Globovision TV, a frequent critic of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, bowed to government pressure and said Friday it will pay a contested $2.1-million fine the day after the penalty was upheld by the Supreme Court and a government official threatened to...
  • Bomb kills at least 12 Shiites in Pakistan's tribal area

     
    A pickup truck packed with Shiite Muslim passengers struck a powerful roadside bomb in one of Pakistan’s volatile tribal areas on Wednesday, killing 12 people and wounding three others, officials said....
  • Rights group: Chavez government intimidates foes in Venezuela

     
    The Venezuelan government under President Hugo Chavez has steadily concentrated its power, enabling it to "intimidate, censor, and prosecute" critics and perceived enemies, a new report says....
  • In Israel, efforts to draft new draft law flounder

     
    Israel's latest attempt to reform its military-draft law has failed, as the committee assigned to determine means of including more ultra-Orthodox Jews and Israeli Arabs was unable to "formulate a recommendation that would achieve a Knesset majority,"...
  • German spy chief resigns following criticism in neo-Nazi probe

     
    The head of Germany’s national intelligence service resigned Monday, following months of missteps by his agency in its handling of a neo-Nazi terrorist cell....
  • Barclays Bank chairman resigns over rate-fixing scandal

     
    Marcus Agius, chairman of Barclays, one of Britain's biggest retail and investment banks, resigned after a week of turmoil in which Barclays and other leading banks were revealed to be involved in deceptively fixing the interest rate for interbank...
  • Russian warns of blocking Afghanistan supply route

     
    A key Russian legislator is warning that his government could withdraw permission for the United States to supply its troops through Russia if the two countries can’t resolve their differences over missile defense....
  • Israeli economic policy tugged by external, internal forces

     
    With one eye on troubled economies elsewhere and another on the renewing protests inside Israel, the government is walking a tight-rope these days to balance economic and political needs....
  • Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez formalizes his reelection bid

     
    Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez registered Monday with the National Electoral Commission to face challenger Henrique Capriles in the October presidential election....