The head of the Arab League, Nabil al-Arabi, said Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has agreed to reforms after a meeting in Damascus this weekend.
The 19 people accused in the 2010 bombing in Kampala, Uganda, will begin standing trial Monday. Among them is a human rights activist who was arrested when he came to help the accused.
Souktel's AidLink uses basic text messaging to help relief workers learn what's happening and give out information on where people can find aid.
A piano of Estonian origin, bearing the country's name, was popular in the Soviet Union but lost its prestige when the empire collapsed. A young pianist is now reviving its image.
In the trial of former LRA commander Thomas Kwoyelo, the Ugandan government is arguing that the LRA amnesty law is unconstitutional. But guest blogger Ashley Benner warns that striking it down could prolong the LRA crisis.
Interpol members, including Niger and Algeria, are now expected to turn him over if he enters their countries.
Violence is down compared to the last presidential election, but Guatemalans deserve more than what they have been offered in this campaign of candidates with questionable backgrounds.
Altercations like this week's fight in Alemão between the army and the local population are expected again as the country adjusts to the irreversible trend of integration.
A new coalition of Syrian revolutionary groups made a formal request for outside help Thursday, asking first for human rights monitors who could help deter attacks on civilians.
For Britain's Guardian and Economist, Obama's jobs speech was all about partisan politics. For France's Le Monde, it was about the use of rhetoric and statecraft in guiding a powerful nation through difficult times. For the China Daily, it was all about Joe Biden.