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U.S. Elections

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  • Israeli threats about Iran -- crying wolf or laying groundwork?

     
    Global Focus: They're passing out gas masks in Jerusalem and testing a new text-messaging system for alerting Israelis to incoming rockets. The civil defense preparations follow a week of renewed warnings by Israeli officials that air strikes against...
  • Panetta explains Pentagon's 'pivot' toward Asia

     
    As the U.S. seeks to reassert its role as a Pacific power after a decade of distant ground wars, the Obama administration has run into a problem: It’s hard to convince allies and rivals that the enhanced military commitment to Asia is sufficiently...
  • Egypt military reiterates promise to leave power by end of June

     
    Moving to dispel suggestions they are maneuvering to stay in power, Egypt's military leaders on Thursday reaffirmed their promise to hand authority to a new president no later than June 30....
  • U.S. election party in Beijing: part celebration, part education

     
    BEIJING -- Flavia Wang, Ashley Xu and Thomas Liu, all graduate students at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, were casting ballots for Barack Obama here in the basement of a Marriott hotel on Wednesday morning. Before making their selections, they...
  • Afghan commission sets presidential election for April 2014

     
    The Afghan government announced Wednesday that presidential and provincial elections will be held in April 2014 -- a critical step demanded by an international community eager for signs of stability in Afghanistan. The date, April 5, 2014, was hailed as...
  • Pakistanis expect ties with U.S. to remain tense after Obama win

     
    Any change in Pakistan’s caustic relationship with the U.S. in the next four years is likely to be viewed through the prism of Afghanistan and Pakistan’s tribal region -- two war-ravaged places where both Washington and Islamabad desperately...
  • What foreign media are saying about the U.S. election

     
    Voters in the United State handed President Obama a second term in office on Tuesday. As the rest of the world reacted and reflected on the campaign, here’s a sample of the reactions and analysis from newspapers and other media around the globe....
  • Obama's Kenyan step-grandmother congratulates him on victory

     
    Congratulations on President Obama’s reelection flooded in from leaders across Africa on Wednesday, but the sweetest words of all came from a 90-year-old Kenyan villager. Sarah Onyango Obama is the president’s step-grandmother, from the...
  • 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...
  • Russian President Putin to visit Israel, West Bank and Jordan

     
    Russian President Vladimir Putin will land in Israel on an official visit Monday, making Israel one of the first countries he will visit since his recent election. He will also visit the West Bank....
  • Mexican detainee not drug lord's son after all

     
    Mexican authorities acknowledge they made a mistake when they claimed to have arrested the son of fugitive drug lord Joaquin "Chapo" Guzman....