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  • Sudan Now group lays out 'road map' for peace in Darfur

    Africa Monitor Sudan Now group lays out 'road map' for peace in Darfur

    While the world focuses on South Sudan's moves toward independence, the Sudan Now advocacy group is pushing a new plan for peace in Darfur.

  • Hillary Clinton, Obama's road warrior, snags 'most traveled' title

    Hillary Clinton, Obama's road warrior, snags 'most traveled' title

    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was on the road 165 days during her first two years in office, besting previous title holder Condoleezza Rice by two days. Why the job now requires so much travel.

  • Backchannels Live blogging the Egyptian uprising

    Long time observers of Egypt are fast running out of adjectives to describe their feelings about unfolding events. Unprecedented, stunning, transfixing. I lived there from 2003 to 2008 and dearly love the country. I'll be posting short updates here throughout the day (Friday, Jan. 28) on the fast-moving events in Egypt. This is my first go at this kind of thing, so bear with me.

  • Opinion Palestine Papers: If US can't be 'honest broker' in Middle East, get out of the way

    The Palestine Papers – a collection of classified documents on the Middle East peace process, leaked to Al Jazeera – reveal that the US has stifled true Palestinian democracy and acted more like Israel's lawyer. Only a bold policy shift could salvage a positive US role in the Middle East peace process. Otherwise, the US must stand back and allow the popular movements now shaking countries across the region, like Tunisia and Egypt, to establish representation for their people.

  • In Jordan, Islamists try to spin popular protests into political uprising

    In Jordan, Islamists try to spin popular protests into political uprising

    Nationwide protests in Jordan have focused mainly on economic issues. But the Muslim Brotherhood seeks to make them a catalyst for political reform.

  • Events in Tunisia bear out Hillary Clinton's warning to Arab world

    Events in Tunisia bear out Hillary Clinton's warning to Arab world

    The president of Tunisia, Zine El Abidine Ben Ali, flees the country amid unrest one day after US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton issued a warning to Arab states that refuse democratic reforms.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 01/13

    A caparisoned elephant is seen during the annual temple festival in Kochi, southern India. The festival features a colorful procession of decorated elephants and drum concerts.

  • Hezbollah and allies withdraw, Lebanon government collapses

    Hezbollah and allies withdraw, Lebanon government collapses

    Hezbollah: President Michel Suleiman asked Saad Hariri to stay on as caretaker prime minister after the Iranian-backed militant group Hezbollah and its allies resigned Wednesday and brought down Hariri's government.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 01/12

    Detail of the right eye of Leonardo da Vinci's 16th century masterpiece the 'Mona Lisa' painting: Italian researcher Silvano Vinceti, president of the Italian National Committee for Historical, Cultural and Environment Heritage, claims he has found the letter 'S' in the woman's left eye, the letter 'L' in her right eye, and the number '72' under the arched bridge in the backdrop of Leonardo da Vinci's famous painting.

  • Photos of the Day Photos of the Day 01/11

    Dana Rizzuto, of Clearwater, Fla., a Salvador Dali look-alike, poses for a photo during a parade before the grand opening ceremony for the new Dali Museum in St. Petersburg, Fla.

 
 
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