Pat Robertson said the Haiti earthquake was God's punishment for Haitian slaves' 'pact with the devil' to win freedom from France. But many French noted that Haiti's revolution was inspired by France's and considered an early exercise in self-determination.
01/14/2010 02:15 pm
While Obama remains a ‘rock star’ in many countries, skeptics don’t see much tangible change in US policy.
01/14/2010 02:05 pm
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To defend itself from terrorist attacks, the US should go on the offensive with a proactive strategy, like France.
01/12/2010 11:14 am
The Mutszini report released Monday collects new Belgian military testimony, ballistics investigations by British experts, previous UN reports, and some 557 witness testimonies – in an effort to take a definitive position on the April 6, 1994 presidential assassination that started the Rwanda genocide.
01/12/2010 10:57 am
It helps feed a hungry world, but it's worse than CO2.
01/12/2010 09:58 am
Better governance in the Democratic Republic of Congo could unleash its vast potential.
01/12/2010 09:48 am
The news that Angolan separatists sprayed bullets into the Togo team's bus on Friday, killing three and wounding several others, has cast a dark shadow over the African Cup of Nations soccer tournament. What can South Africa learn from this?
01/11/2010 12:58 pm
This weekend's Festival au Desert in Mali ended without incident, but risks remain high as Al Qaeda threatened Monday to kill a French hostage.
01/11/2010 11:15 am
Rumors that Nigerian President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua, hospitalized for six weeks in Saudi Arabia, has gone into a coma have put the West African nation on edge.
01/11/2010 10:28 am