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Cantor defeated in Republican primary upset
House Majority Leader loses Virginia seat to Tea Party challenger who accused him of betraying conservative principles.
Last updated: 11 Jun 2014 13:42 GMT
Next up: Rough-and-tumble South Carolina
Romney has won two states in a row, but the next could be fraught with challenges for the front-runner.
Last updated: 17 Jan 2012 13:09 GMT
Republicans derail US ambassador to El Salvador
Despite her commendable performance, Mari Carmen Aponte will not be returning to El Salvador as ambassador.
Last updated: 13 Jan 2012 19:40 GMT
Global markets tumble on debt uncertainty
US and European markets trade lower, Asian bourses tank and price of gold hits new record amid investor worries.
Last updated: 08 Aug 2011 22:43 GMT
World leaders confer on debt crisis
French and UK leaders discuss twin debt crises in Europe and US, amid calls for G7 nations to convene emergency summit.
Last updated: 07 Aug 2011 20:09 GMT
US midterms: Political freak show
During the current US midterm election campaigns, truth is most definitely stranger than fiction.
Last updated: 01 Nov 2010 20:37 GMT
Senators urge clarity on Afghan war
Concern voiced in US about lack of clear objectives in conflict as casualties mount.
Last updated: 15 Jul 2010 08:50 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
The grand failure of Israeli hasbara
Indonesia: Prabowo's last stand
The outlaw state of Israel, part II
Exposing the great 'poverty reduction' lie
Why aren't college presidents writing letters of concern about Salaita?
Why are Palestinian voices excluded?
In Pictures: Manipur's 'custodial killings'
Irom Sharmila's release has once again put focus on extra-judicial deaths at hands of army in northeastern Indian state.
In Pictures: Pakistan's street children
An estimated 1.5 million children living on streets are vulnerable to sexual abuse and drugs on daily basis.
Black youth bear brunt of drug cocktail
Young men and women are hooked to third-grade heroin mixed with rat poison, detergents and HIV/AIDS medicine.
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