January

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Mali: What does the future hold?

Troops from Mali, France and other African nations have captured the cities of Gao, Kidal and Timbuktu in Mali's arid Northeast.

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Austerity rejected in Czech presidential election

On Saturday, voters in the Czech Republic participated in runoff presidential elections.

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“Hotel Evin” where checking out is not easy

Evin prison in Tehran has for nearly 30 years been a notorious center for the punishment, torture, and execution of opponents to the Iranian regime.

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Court documents on Alan Gross could help Cuban Five

Cuban Five defenders distinguish between the role of the Five in the United States and Gross' activities in Cuba.

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Terror in Iran: Photo tells a story

These men should not have paid with their lives. Why execution???

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France bombs Mali, complicates mess long in making

French military units, including aviation and infantry, have attacked Islamist rebels in Mali since last week.

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Cuban foreign travel eases, U.S. is stymied

New Cuban regulations taking effect on January 14 allow for hassle-free foreign departures and easy return for travelers.

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Evo Morales remains popular despite corruption charges

Socialist-oriented projects, aimed at shoring up national independence and protecting indigenous rights, were on track. Yet the specter of governmental corruption had materialized.

Debate heats up over U.S. troop levels in Afghanistan

Debate is intensifying about the numbers of U.S. troops to remain in Afghanistan after the projected withdrawal of most by the end of 2014.