Can Egypt Learn from Latin America's Revolutions?

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_9d195d4c01.jpgPhoto by Spencer Platt/Getty Images(CAIRO) -- On Wednesday, the Egyptian army overthrew Mohamed Morsi, the country’s first democratically elected president, in response to nearly a week of violent protests and social unrest. Egyptian defense minister Gen. Abdul-Fattah el-Sisi announced that the military would temporarily suspend the constitution and prepare new parliamentary elections.

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Suicide Bombing at Afghan Police Station Kills at Least 12

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_4435d98095.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock(KABUL, Afghanistan) -- A suicide attack in southern Afghanistan killed at least 12 people on Friday and wounded at least five others. A spokesman for the governor of the Uruzgan province said that the attacker detonated his vest inside the crowded main dining hall for an elite police force.

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Pope Francis Approves Sainthood for John Paul II, John XXIII

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_ae78ea6ac0.jpgHulton Archive/UIG via Getty Images(ROME) -- On Friday, Pope Francis approved former Popes John Paul II and John XXIII for sainthood. Pope Francis waived the requirement of a second miracle attributed to John XXIII, known as "Good Pope John," and officially recognized the second miracle attributed to John Paul II.

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Prince Harry Qualifies as Apache Helicopter Commander

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_e534c39334.jpgSgt Russ Nolan RLC/MoD via Getty Images(LONDON) -- Britain’s Prince Harry managed to outmaneuver royal watchers on full royal baby watch pending the arrival of the first child of his brother, Prince William, by making headlines of his own. The 28-year-old prince has qualified to command an Apache attack helicopter after completing three years of training, including a tour of duty in Afghanistan, Britain’s defense ministry announced on Friday.

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Japanese Political Campaigns Go Digital

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_ac95012cd7.jpgKAZUHIRO NOGI/AFP/Getty Images(TOKYO) -- For a country known for its high-tech prowess, Japan has had surprisingly archaic election laws. Political parties have traditionally been banned from using the internet to aid their campaigns, thanks to a decades-old law that dictated everything from the amount of fliers a candidate could hand out to the exact size of campaign posters allowed, to ensure parity.

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