In Europe, body scanners may simply not be cost-effective, regardless of whether they represent a real health risk or the digital equivalent of a strip search.
MONITOR EXCLUSIVE: Breaches show how sophisticated industrial espionage is becoming. The big question: Who’s behind them?
An attempt to solidify the tea party movement with a convention next month in Nashville is now looking like it could backfire. So far, pragmatism, not party politics, has boosted the tea party’s profile.
In the central Nigerian city of Jos, at least 260 people have reportedly died during fighting between Christians and Muslims.
A Haitian woman, Madame Marcus, holds her newborn baby boy after giving birth to her second child at a makeshift hospital run by the Belgian First Aid and Support Team (B-FAST) in a suburb of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on Wednesday. A 6.1-magnitude shook the capital on Wednesday morning, a little over a week after the city was devastated by a 7.0 earthquake, which killed and displaced hundreds of thousands.
The Nigerian Army was sent in Tuesday to stop violence that began Sunday, after Christians protested the construction of a mosque and after Muslim protesters attacked a Catholic church. Fighting is centered in the city of Jos – an acronym for “Jesus Our Savior.”
After social upheaval, clubs and small publishers have sprung up in the East African nation as new outlets for literary expression.
Pirates are making headway off the West African coast – the Gulf of Guinea is second only to Somalia in terms of pirate attacks.
In Nigeria, a federal court ruled Vice President Goodluck Jonathan could take on the duties of the absent Nigerian President Umaru Yar'Adua. But his authority is likely to be challenged in court and the political crisis is not over, analysts say.