Topic: International Crisis Group
The long-drawn Afghanistan election ended Monday with Hamid Karzai declared the winner. Some experts lay out options that could reduce the president's powers.
11/02/2009 12:00 am
Next year's elections push ruling generals to contain dissidents and quell insurgencies – without annoying China.
11/01/2009 01:00 am
Turkey's government has inked new accords with Armenia and Syria, evidence of its bid to establish itself as a regional soft-power broker.
10/29/2009 01:00 am
This year, cellphone magnate Mo Ibrahim won't be giving a $5 million prize for good governance. Why not?
10/19/2009 01:00 am
Fatah agreed Wednesday to an Egyptian-backed deal, but tension over the Goldstone report and deep distrust have left many skeptical.
10/14/2009 01:00 am
Troops loyal to military junta leader Moussa Dadis Camara fired live rounds into a crowd of protesters Monday in clashes that killed more than 150. Why?
09/29/2009 01:00 am
Iraq's accusation that Syria was behind the massive Baghdad bombing a month ago Saturday has pushed relations to a new low.
09/19/2009 01:00 am
Conflict between the two commissions tasked with validating the vote could delay a possible runoff until after the winter snows.
09/17/2009 01:00 am
Lubna Hussein was released Thursday from jail, where she had conducted an unorthodox journalism assignment – interviewing her fellow prisoners.
09/12/2009 01:00 am
The Independent Election Commission said preliminary results gave Karzai 54.1 percent of the vote. But a UN-backed vote monitor ordered a partial recount, citing evidence of fraud.
09/08/2009 01:00 am