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  • Coming soon, a spring thaw with Cuba?

    Coming soon, a spring thaw with Cuba?
    "Ay Obama/Ay Obama
  • Japan-South Korea tension a hurdle for Obama's Asia strategy

    Japan-South Korea tension a hurdle for Obama's Asia strategy
    SEOUL — As he hops around the Western Pacific this week, President Obama hopes to unite much of Asia around a free-trade deal, updated alliances and a new power balance. But he first must persuade two of America's closest allies to stop squabbling....

    Iranian protesters urge President Rouhani to free political prisoners

    Iranian protesters urge President Rouhani to free political prisoners
    TEHRAN — Relatives of Iranians jailed on various security charges held a protest Tuesday outside the offices of President Hassan Rouhani, alleging that the prisoners are being detained unfairly. The demonstration came as Iranian officials denied...

    Iran prison chief replaced following turmoil

    Iran prison chief replaced following turmoil
    TEHRAN — Iran replaced its top prison administrator Wednesday after public protests alleging excessive violence against inmates at a prison that holds inmates detained for political crimes. The semiofficial Fars News Agency reported that Gholam...

    Vladimir Putin's shopping list: Which country could be next?

     Vladimir Putin's shopping list: Which country could be next?
    After Russia's recent actions in Ukraine, it's no surprise that other countries bordering Russia are wondering where they stand on Vladimir Putin's shopping list. That they are on the list is a given. Article 61 of Russia's Constitution promises that...