Mexican Senate passes major education reform Boston.com
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico’s Senate overwhelmingly passed a sweeping reform of the notoriously dysfunctional public school system early Wednesday, handing President Enrique Pena Nieto an important victory in his push to remake some of his country’s worst-run...
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France: Syria action would 're-balance' situation Boston.com
BEIRUT (AP) — France’s government offers a preview Wednesday of what the Obama administration faces next week, as lawmakers debate the wisdom and necessity of a military response to a chemical weapons attack in Syria that killed hundreds.
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Watanabe: New 'Unforgiven' honors great filmmaking Boston.com
TOKYO (AP) — The Japanese remake of Clint Eastwood’s ‘‘Unforgiven’’ isn’t a mere cross-cultural adaptation but more a tribute to the universal spirit of great filmmaking for its star Ken Watanabe.
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AP Interview: Putin warns West on Syria action Boston.com
NOVO-OGARYOVO, Russia (AP) — President Vladimir Putin warned the West against taking one-sided action in Syria but also said Russia ‘‘doesn’t exclude’’ supporting a U.N. resolution on punitive military strikes if it is proved that Damascus...
Egypt president: Brotherhood's fate with judiciary Boston.com
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt’s interim president defended the military’s ouster of President Mohammed Morsi, saying the toppled leader failed to deliver on campaign promises and was forced out by the will of people not by a coup.
In his first interview...
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France waits on US vote over Syria strikes Boston.com
BEIRUT (AP) — France will not carry out punitive missile strikes against Syria on its own and is awaiting a decision from the U.S. Congress on possible military action against Bashar Assad’s regime, the French president said Tuesday.
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AP Interview: Mayor says Jerusalem can't be split Boston.com
JERUSALEM (AP) — Jerusalem’s mayor presides over perhaps the most complicated city in the world: deeply divided between Arab and Jew, religious and secular, rich and poor, and claimed as a capital by both Israelis and Palestinians.
But Nir Barkat,...
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Syria is said to be hiding weapons, moving troops Boston.com
BEIRUT (AP) — As the Obama administration tries to prod Congress into backing armed action against Syria, the regime in Damascus is hiding military hardware and shifting troops out of bases into civilian areas.
Politically, President Bashar Assad has...
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UN urges safety for Iranian exiles after 52 killed Boston.com
BAGHDAD (AP) — The United Nations called on the Iraqi government Tuesday to do all it can to protect the dozens of Iranian exiles left in a camp north of Baghdad after confirming that 52 people were killed there earlier this week.
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Egypt's Sinai emerges as new theater for jihad Boston.com
CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian doctor once close to Osama bin Laden is bringing together multiple al-Qaida-inspired militant groups in Egypt’s Sinai to fight the country’s military, as the lawless peninsula emerges as a new theater for jihad, according to...