Topic: International Crisis Group
Al Shabab, the Somali militant group with ideological links to Al Qaeda, says the threat to attack Kenya – posted on its website this week – is fake.
01/22/2010 09:49 am
The ruling military junta of Captain Moussa Dadis Camara in Guinea announced that it supports transition to civilian rule.
01/19/2010 10:02 am
The latest Taliban attack on Kabul comes amid new Afghanistan government efforts to lure militants away from the insurgency.
01/18/2010 09:35 am
There is growing concerns that Al Qaeda in Africa and Latin American drug cartels are working together. Latin American cocaine flights go to Africa, en route to Europe. Are Al Qaeda members on the empty planes back to Latin America?
01/15/2010 12:08 pm
The International Red Cross estimates as many as three million people may have been left homeless by Tuesday's earthquake in Haiti. With daylight, a clearer assessment of the scale the challenge ahead.
01/13/2010 08:06 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
Nigerian president Umaru Musa Yar'Adua put to rest rumors that he was dead in a telephone interview with the BBC Tuesday. It's been six weeks since he left his post for treatment in Saudi Arabia.
01/12/2010 08:41 am
The US is ramping up military aid to Yemen, the Arab world's poorest country, in an effort to go after Al Qaeda linked militants. But too heavy a footprint, analysts warn, could prove a recruiting boon for militants.
01/11/2010 05:14 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