Protesters Hurl Firebombs as Chile Leader Speaks
Bands of young people hurling firebombs and stones clashed with police outside Chile's congress Tuesday after thousands of students and workers staged a protest march before President Sebastian Pinera's final state of the nation speech.
Algerian president's health still questioned
Assurances from French officials over President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's condition fail to convince many Algerians.
In Europe, a Fed President Urges Quantitative Easing
James Bullard, a member of the Federal Reserve’s policy committee, warned Europe of becoming trapped in the economic stasis from which Japan is only now emerging.
Rafsanjani, Ahmadinejad ally barred from Iran election
DUBAI - Iranian authorities on Tuesday barred former President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, a relative moderate, from running in the June 14 election, along with a protégé of the current president, leaving mainly hardliners left to contest the vote.
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World Bank boosts funds for Syria refugees, Africa
GENEVA - The World Bank plans substantial new funds to help Jordan cope with the influx of refugees from the civil war in Syria, and hopes new funds for central Africa will cement a peace deal there, the bank's President Jim Yong Kim said on Tuesday.
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