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Thu, 11 Nov 2010 07:28:20 GMTPsychiatry has been revived in China, but mental health remains a medical backwater, desperately short of financing, practitioners and esteem.
Thu, 11 Nov 2010 07:28:20 GMTIraq’s leaders reached a tentative agreement to end an eight-month political impasse and return Nuri Kamal al-Maliki to power.
Thu, 11 Nov 2010 06:48:02 GMTThe Obama administration is emphasizing the idea that the United States will have forces in Afghanistan until at least the end of 2014, which is a change in tone.
Thu, 11 Nov 2010 07:00:01 GMTDespite a face-to-face meeting, President Obama and President Lee Myung-bak of South Korea said Thursday that they had not yet reached a trade agreement.
Thu, 11 Nov 2010 07:17:49 GMTPresident Obama said North Korea faces further isolation unless it gives up nuclear weapons.
Thu, 11 Nov 2010 04:50:15 GMTMuslim leaders praised President Obama’s approach to Indonesia but expressed doubts that his speech would resonate in the wider Muslim world.
Thu, 11 Nov 2010 06:48:24 GMTProtesters upset about education cuts attempted to storm the building that houses the Conservative Party.
Thu, 11 Nov 2010 06:44:21 GMTA package bomb from Yemen removed from a plane Oct. 29 could have exploded over the American East Coast.
Thu, 11 Nov 2010 06:48:02 GMTThe retired admirals attacked the decision to scrap Britain’s only aircraft carrier and its fleet of Harrier jump jets, saying it exposed the Falkland Islands to attack by Argentina.
Thu, 11 Nov 2010 06:48:25 GMTTightening the security of vulnerable public health laboratories in East Africa is a “security imperative,” a Defense Department official said.
Thu, 11 Nov 2010 06:48:02 GMTThe successful effort to block Iran’s bid for a seat on the board of UN Women was part of a larger United States strategy to isolate Iran.
Thu, 11 Nov 2010 06:59:43 GMTSecretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton met with Egyptian officials, trying to overcome an impasse.
Thu, 11 Nov 2010 07:00:49 GMTWorld leaders’ pledge of $20 billion to help the poorest farmers around the globe has, a year and a half later, fallen woefully short.
Thu, 11 Nov 2010 01:58:52 GMTMany suspicions have surfaced, but no one is in custody weeks after attacks at three galleries in the Tophane neighborhood.
Wed, 10 Nov 2010 19:20:14 GMTHigh university graduation rates for women in the Gulf states are not necessarily translating into private sector jobs.
Wed, 10 Nov 2010 19:20:46 GMTCounterfeiting and money laundering can flourish wherever governments relax tax and regulatory requirements to attract foreign investment and ease the rapid movement of goods.
Thu, 11 Nov 2010 07:05:07 GMTJuan Jesus Lopez and Rene Cuahuizo couldn’t afford the entrance fees for this year’s New York City Marathon, but had a chance to run with Edison Peña, the Chilean miner.
Thu, 11 Nov 2010 06:40:01 GMTGap Inc. plans to open a flagship store in Shanghai on Thursday, and three other large outlets in Beijing and Shanghai this month.
Thu, 11 Nov 2010 05:42:59 GMTA policeman who witnessed the massacre of 57 people in the southern Philippines last year testified on Wednesday that 40 of the victims were gunned down by one local official.
Thu, 11 Nov 2010 06:48:02 GMTThe continuation of the embargo highlights the delicate balance that Beijing officials are trying to strike as world leaders converge on Seoul.
Thu, 11 Nov 2010 06:59:51 GMTA compromise agreement could ease conflict among the major world economies over trade, currency and monetary policies.
Thu, 11 Nov 2010 06:48:23 GMTA weak dollar helped exports grow for the third consecutive month, and a separate report showed a drop last week in new unemployment claims.
Thu, 11 Nov 2010 07:00:49 GMTZhou Lianhai, who advocated justice for children harmed by tainted dairy products was sentenced to two and a half years in prison on Wednesday on charges that his efforts disrupted social harmony.
Thu, 11 Nov 2010 06:50:09 GMTAt least one suspect managed to board an airliner bound for the Middle East before the plane was ordered back to Kabul.
Thu, 11 Nov 2010 06:55:03 GMTMikhail Beketov, a crusading Russian journalist who was crippled in a brutal beating two years ago, was convicted on a criminal slander charge on Wednesday.
Thu, 11 Nov 2010 05:11:05 GMTThe program, which was suspended last year, will be reinstated at the start of the next school year, and its AP exam will again be offered in May 2012.
Thu, 11 Nov 2010 05:41:20 GMTLegal issues are complicating a plan by the European Commission to surrender some power over biotech crops.
Wed, 10 Nov 2010 22:10:44 GMTBulgaria, which vowed to root out corruption to earn membership in the European Union in 2007, has failed to convict a single prominent organized-crime suspect.
Thu, 11 Nov 2010 05:50:03 GMTThe minister, Vit Barta, has been banned from driving for six months and fined 5,000 koruna, or about $280, for using a phony license plate on his Maserati.
Thu, 11 Nov 2010 00:40:20 GMTThe legislation raises the age by two years both for minimum retirement benefits and for a full pension.
Thu, 11 Nov 2010 07:20:30 GMTMr. Lipshutz had an important behind-the-scenes role in the Camp David peace accords.
Thu, 11 Nov 2010 07:01:07 GMTIran is building its own advanced antiaircraft missile system, after Russia said it would not sell it one, a top commander of the elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps said Wednesday.
Thu, 11 Nov 2010 07:00:49 GMTA fire broke out in a prison in Ilobasco on Wednesday, killing at least 16 young inmates and injuring 22.
Thu, 11 Nov 2010 04:14:00 GMTEric H. Holder Jr. said that the Obama administration was “close to a decision” on a trial for Khalid Shaikh Mohammed and four other men accused of planning the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.
Thu, 11 Nov 2010 06:50:05 GMTThe Department of Defense has identified 1,361 American service members who have died as a part of the Afghan war and related operations.
Thu, 11 Nov 2010 06:55:03 GMTCritics of construction plans in Norway say pylons would mar majestic mountain landscapes.
Wed, 10 Nov 2010 12:10:03 GMTAt their upcoming meeting in Lisbon, NATO leaders are likely to ignore the growing reluctance by NATO's European allies to face the global financial crisis and introduce reforms in the defense sector.
Mon, 08 Nov 2010 14:55:43 GMTAmong the canyons of the Sierra Madre Occidental in Mexico, Ruben E. Reyes documents an indigenous culture on the threshold of change.
Thu, 11 Nov 2010 06:06:38 GMTA cemetery in Florence, Italy, holds the remains of America's fallen warriors.
Wed, 10 Nov 2010 11:01:56 GMTA coalition of around 60 mostly left-leaning religious, veterans and anti-war groups are calling on Congress to expand the definition of conscientious objection to allow opposition to a particular war.
Tue, 09 Nov 2010 21:34:44 GMTAt the very moment that I was typing away in an effort to assure members of the military that gay service members were loyal members of the team, a friend was half a world away calling in a [casualty evacuation] to save his Marines.
Wed, 10 Nov 2010 21:22:01 GMTVideo shot during student protests in London showed demonstrators breaking windows and swarming into the headquarters of Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservative Party.
Wed, 10 Nov 2010 19:38:29 GMTA new Turkish action movie follows the adventures of an agent who travels to Palestine to exact revenge on the Israeli commander who ordered the raid on the Gaza flotilla that killed nine Turks.
Tue, 09 Nov 2010 18:35:28 GMTA conservative Muslim minister in Indonesia, known for refusing to shake the hands of women, tried to explain the hand he extended to Michelle Obama on Tuesday.
Tue, 09 Nov 2010 19:54:39 GMTAn Israeli diplomat in Germany criticized the city of Frankfurt on Sunday for inviting a Jewish intellectual who has been critical of Israel to speak at a ceremony marking the 62nd anniversary of Kristallnacht.
Wed, 10 Nov 2010 07:01:02 GMTWomen in Yemen are not subject to police searches while in the company of male relatives. This is what allowed an anonymous woman to send a bomb using someone else's identity.