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Special to The TimesIn deciding to bring the World Bank to "trial" in the spacious, picturesque courtyard of his childhood home in Mali, gifted writer-director Abderrahmane Sissako has made one of the most powerful, urgent African films ever. "Bamako" is an attack on...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterThe U.N.'s nuclear watchdog is expected to report this week that Iran has mostly cooperated with an investigation of its nuclear program's murky past, but that key questions remain unanswered, diplomats say. The European Union's nuclear negotiator,...
Should embattled World Bank President Paul D. Wolfowitz resign, be fired, or at least be investigated for six-figuring his thinly-credentialed girlfriend, Shaha Ali Riza, into a cushy U.S. State Department job? If you say yes, look out—former Assistant...
Today's question: Russia is in the G-8 but not the World Trade Organization. Should membership in those bodies be contingent on Russia's behavior? Or is bringing Russia into those bodies the way to improve Moscow's behavior? Previously, Meier and Moynihan...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterRepresentatives from around the world collectively endorsed the latest U.S.-backed Mideast peace initiative Monday, pledging to support the crippled Palestinian economy at a crucial moment when its moderate leaders are engaged in peace talks with Israel....
Los Angeles Times Staff WritersA neighbor shaved Matsepang Nyoba's head with an antiquated razor. Blood beaded on her scalp. Tears trickled down her cheeks, but not because of the pain. She was in mourning, and this was a ritual. Two days earlier, her newborn baby girl had died in the...
Today's topic: Has the strategy to stop the spread of nuclear weapons through the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty -- in which existing nuclear powers can keep but reduce their arsenals while other nations are barred from developing bombs -- been...
Tags: China, Nuclear Policy, Interior Policy, Iraq, Barack Obama
Times Staff WriterThe prickly plants started in Catalina Sanchez's garden and now stretch across her neighbors' fields as far as the eye can see. They pop up on acre after acre as word gets around: This village of dirt floors and outdoor toilets expects to get rich...
Chicago Tribune staff reporterWhile discounting the latest reports of Osama bin Laden's nuclear capability, weapons experts warn that the United States is doing far too little to safeguard bombmaking materials around the world, heightening the risk of a nuclear terrorist attack...
LARRY KING, CNN ANCHOR: Thank you very much. Good evening, everybody, from this beautiful university, the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, before a wonderful crowd of folks. There are four Democratic candidates, myself and two questioners...
The U.S. and the European Union averted a trade war Tuesday by agreeing to talks aimed at cutting government subsidies to Chicago-based Boeing Co. and Airbus SAS. The negotiations mean that, at least for now, the two sides will not pursue their claims of...
Sun National StaffWith United Nations sanctions lifted, Iraq is poised to resume exporting crude by mid-June and start using its oil wealth - it has the world's second-largest reserves - to bankroll an equitable, democratic society. Or so American policy-makers hope....
Tags: Iraq, Los Angeles, Nigeria, Contracts, Education
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