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Filed Under:News / International Affairs
Posts on Regator:12734
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Archived Since:April 19, 2011

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Japan’s Lower House Dissolved for Snap Election

The snap poll has puzzled many voters, as Shinzo Abe has been Prime Minister for only about two years

The Depths of Europe’s Shame

The E.U.’s reluctance to help migrants crossing the Mediterranean betrays the organization’s values

The Iron Lady’s Ultimate Test

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has struggled to meet the challenge of Ebola

Julian Assange’s Appeal is Rejected by Swedish Court

Assange still faces extradition to Sweden if he leaves London's Ecuadorian embassy

Israel to Destroy Homes of Synagogue Attackers

(JERUSALEM) — The family of two Palestinian assailants who carried out a deadly assault on a Jerusalem synagogue this week says police have ordered the demolition of their homes. Said Abu Jamal, a cousin of the men, said their families in east Jerusalem received demolition orders from Israeli police on Thursday. Police say Ghassan and…

Aung San Suu Kyi and Burma’s Backward Steps

As its political reforms stall, Burma is in danger of regressing. Is the democracy icon fighting back hard enough

Indian Holy Man Arrested Following Clashes at Ashram

The spiritual leader was taken into custody late Wednesday after a week-long conflict

In Pakistan, Dad Sentenced to Death for ‘Honor Killing’ of Daughter

Farzana Parveen was beaten to death in broad daylight outside the high court in the city of Lahore

Cost of Ebola for West Africa Far Lower Than Once Feared

Financial toll for hardest-hit region could fall between $3 billion and $4 billion, or about one-tenth of what the World Bank initially forecast

‘Pickup Artist’ Accused of Promoting Sexual Assault to Be Barred From U.K.

A petition demanding Britain cancel Julien Blanc's visa garnered more than 150,000 signatures

Face-Off: Who Should Be TIME’s Person of the Year?

TIME’s editors will choose the Person of the Year, but that doesn’t mean readers shouldn’t have their say. Cast your vote for the person you think most influenced the news this year for better or worse. Here you’ll find some of the year’s most provocative newsmakers paired head-to-head with similar movers and shakers. You can…

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