The mysterious case of the blackbirds dropping from the Arkansas sky recalls Mao Zedong's Great Sparrow Massacre.
Israeli military forces shot and killed a Palestinian man Sunday as he approached a checkpoint in the West Bank city of Nablus holding a bottle.
The Obama administration's efforts to get incumbent President Laurent Gbagbo to step down after a disputed Nov. 28 poll reflects an ossified view of African politics, writes guest blogger G. Pascal Zachary.
Africa is rife with the kind of political failure seen now in the Ivory Coast after its election, but UN and other foreign involvement show that there is an interest in making this turn out differently.
Senegal is hosting the World Festival of Black Arts and Culture for the first time since 1966, when it showed potential for significant growth. Today, the president says, 'it's time to believe again.'
Incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan is in a tight race for the ruling People's Democratic Party presidential nomination because of the party's desire to give both the northern and southern regions a turn in office.
British Foreign Secretary William Hague said that his country will support UN-sanctioned military intervention as fears of the tension devolving into genocide and civil war grow.
A German university student designed a video game based on Germany's cold war history, hoping to teach young people German history, but many are less than thrilled with the idea.
Regardless of whether female politicians in Africa are less susceptible to corruption, average women can fight graft in conversations with their own husbands.