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For the first time in some 5,000 years of Egyptian civilization, voters went to the polls this week to select a leader in a contest where the outcome was uncertain. Given Egypt's crucial role in maintaining order and stability in the Middle East and the...
Tags: Hosni Mubarak, Voting, Politics, Egypt, Polls
Los Angeles TimesBEIJING -- The stock market played a strange trick on the Chinese Communist Party on Monday. Whether a cosmic joke or coincidence -- or as some wags suggested, an act of God -- the Shanghai stock market index fell 64.89 points on Monday, which happened...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterATHENS (Reuters) - Parties committed to Greece's bailout were on course to secure a parliamentary majority on Sunday and the radical leftists who had vied for first place conceded defeat in an election that could keep the debt-laden country in the euro...
Tags: Europe, Greece, Finance, Economy, Business and Finance, Politics
SomersetConstitutional Republic or a Democracy; what's the difference? Most people have no understanding between these two ideas. Many people feel these two ideas have the same meaning, but when you do the research, you will find a vast difference! A Republic...
World NowTibetans greeted the opening of the 18th Communist Party Congress with fiery protests as a record number committed public self-immolations to mark their opposition to Chinese rule....
Mohamed Morsi, the first freely elected president in Egypt's history, is soon to take office under circumstances that are far from ideal. While Egypt's ruling military has conceded his victory over its preferred candidate in the presidential runoff...
Tags: Minority Groups, Hosni Mubarak, Egypt, Politics, Elections
Regarding your recent article on the Egyptian presidential elections, Turkey has no claims or aspirations to be a ''model'' for the Middle East ("Slouching toward democracy," June 27). We are ready to share our experience and provide all possible...
Tags: Europe, Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Politics, Elections
Who's buying our democracy? Wall Street financiers, the Koch brothers, and casino magnates Sheldon Adelson and Steve Wynn, among others. And they're doing much of it in secret. It's a perfect storm -- the combination of three waves that are about to...
Former King Norodom Sihanouk of Cambodia, an unpredictable and crafty political survivor whose fortunes were entwined with U.S. military involvement in Indochina, died Monday of natural causes in Beijing, where he had undergone medical treatment,...
Eugene D. Genovese became one of the most notorious radical intellectuals in the country in 1965 when he addressed an all-night teach-in at Rutgers University on the Vietnam War. "I do not fear or regret the impending Viet Cong victory. I welcome it,"...
MEET THE CANDIDATES When Marylanders head to the polls Nov. 6, they will elect members of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives in addition to casting their ballots for president. Dozens of people are running for a chance to represent the...
On Strudel and Socialism: The final installment on my report from Austria Speaking of trams, the entire transportation network is completely integrated and runs on the honor system (ticket inspections are infrequent, but the fine for not...
Tags: Austria, Politics, Government, National Government
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