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  • Why Jacob Zuma's infidelity carries a small political price

    Why Jacob Zuma's infidelity carries a small political price

    South African President Jacob Zuma admitted this week to having a 'love child' out of wedlock with a mistress. While the media and opposition politicians are critical of his infidelity, South Africa's black majority electorate accepts that Zulu culture includes polygamy.

  • Why Germany's giving Russia a bearhug

    Why Germany's giving Russia a bearhug

    While much of Europe is wary of the bear to the east, Germany continues to pull Russia into European culture and business, although some recent bilateral deals have faltered.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 02/02

    Women runners, including eventual winner Melissa Moon (front row c.), of Wellington, New Zealand, start the 33rd Annual Empire State Building Run-up in New York City on Tuesday.

  • In Pictures Airshows

    An air show is seen in Beijing as part of the carnival-like celebrations for the 60th anniversary of the founding of the People's Republic of China.

  • Italy: Would you like fries with your art history?

    Italy: Would you like fries with your art history?

    Ex-McDonald's executive aims to bring corporate savvy to Italy's financially troubled museums and monuments.

  • Interview: former French diplomat Hubert Védrine on China and a West 'in disarray'

    Former Foreign Minister Hubert Védrine, author of 'History Strikes Back,' offers a realist view on a central challenge for Europe and the United States: the rise of China.

  • Italy: Over 30 and still living with mom

    Italy: Over 30 and still living with mom

    More and more bamboccioni – Italian for grown-up kids – still live with their parents because they can't afford to find their own homes.

  • In Pictures Holocaust Remembrance Day 2010

    Barbed wire fences are seen at Auschwitz, a former Nazi concentration camp in Oswiecim, Poland, on Jan. 27. Survivors from the Holocaust and Auschwitz, veterans, and international leaders, participated in ceremonies on Wednesday to mark the 65th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz by Soviet troops and to remember the victims of the Holocaust.

  • In Pictures Muslim women and the veil

    Muslim women raise their arms upon seeing a relic of Prophet Mohammed during Meeraj-un-Nabi celebrations at Hazratbal shrine in Srinagar, Indian-Administered Kashmir, in June 2013.

  • British diplomat named Afghanistan development chief

    Seeking to make aid and development spending in Afghanistan more effective, NATO named Mark Sedwill, the British Ambassador to Kabul, its new civilian representative in Afghanistan on Tuesday.