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  • Bahrain court cuts jail terms for medics accused of aiding uprising

     
    Nine of the 20 doctors and nurses accused of trying to overthrow the Bahraini monarchy in a hotly contested case were found innocent Thursday in civilian court, and five were released for time already served, the state news agency reported. Four others...
  • Yemen troops drive Al Qaeda out of key regions, officials say

     
    Yemen: Yemeni troops and southern tribesmen have driven Al Qaeda militants out of two strategic southern towns, government officials in Sana and Washington reported Tuesday. Zinjibar and Jaar have been retaken....
  • Beyond the United Kingdom -- a royal rundown

     
    The United Kingdom isn’t the only kingdom out there. As Queen Elizabeth II is feted this weekend in a diamond jubilee marking 60 years on the throne, here are some other monarchs from around the globe -- and what they've been up to....
  • At U.N., Obama condemns anti-U.S. protests, calls for patience

     
    During an appearance at the United Nations, President Obama condemned the deadly anti-American protests that tore across the Middle East and North Africa and asked for patience during a "season of progress."...
  • Geithner urges 'maximum pressure' on Syria

     
    Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner urged governments focused on the crisis in Syria to apply “maximum financial pressure” on the regime in Damascus, and he added that the United Nations could ultimately approve the use of force. Geithner,...
  • Syrian protesters spell out: 'We are not terrorists' [Video]

     
    As vote counting was underway Friday in Egypt’s landmark presidential elections after the ousting of Mubarak, throngs of protesters took to the streets in anti-government rallies across Syria, pressing on with their revolt against Syrian President...
  • U.N. report: Syrian government, rebels continue killings, abuses

     
    The Syrian regime has continued to slay protesters and ordinary people, committing “gross violations” as the bloodied country grows increasingly militarized, pitting regime forces against armed rebels, according to a new report from a United...
  • Gestures of censure on Syria show world's outrage, paralysis

     
    The White House has expressed its "absolute disgust" over the latest massacre in Syria. Nine Western nations have expelled Syrian diplomats from their territories to underscore their revulsion. Senior United Nations officials have warned both sides in the...
  • Gul drops in, talks up the Turkish political model

     
    Turkish President Abdullah Gul came to California this week after addressing the NATO summit in Chicago and talked up the Turkish political model....
  • Syria: U.N. monitors under attack in Idlib; none injured [Video]

     
    A team of United Nations monitors came under attack in the Syrian town of Khan Sheikhoun in Idlib province, according to opposition activists who spread an amateur video showing white U.N. vehicles swathed in smoke after a loud bang was heard, sending...
  • Sanctions against Syria hurting, Assad regime concedes

     
    Syria's oil minister said Wednesday that U.S. and European curbs on its oil trade have cost the regime $4 billion and caused widespread shortages of cooking fuel and other essentials....