Nigeria’s parliament today voted to hand Vice President Goodluck Jonathan the powers of president, a move intended to fill the vacuum left by President Umaru Musa Yar’Adua's hospitalization in November.
At a security conference in Munich, US and NATO officials says that an Afghanistan plan to negotiate with the Taliban won't include 'direct contact' between the US and the insurgents.
Not if President Obama partners with Saudi King Abdullah for an urgent rebuilding effort.
President Obama sings 'Happy Birthday' to the first lady after greeting inaugural brunch guests in the Blue Room of the White House on Jan. 17, 2013.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai is visiting Saudi Arabia to seek help convincing the Taliban to join peace talks. Riyadh would lend credibility to the effort, but is wary of getting involved.
Afghan President Hamid Karzai flew to Saudi Arabia Tuesday to seek help from Saudi Arabia, one of the few governments that hold any potential sway over the Taliban.
This year, more automakers will roll out electric cars to American roadways.
After last week's Afghanistan conference in London, Afghan President Hamid Karzai returned home optimistic, with money pledged for reconciliation with the Taliban and promises that his government will soon be given control over half of Western aid.
'All companies related to the oil industry in the Niger Delta should prepare for an all-out onslaught,' said rebel spokesman Jomo Gbomo in a statement Saturday announcing an end to a three-month-old cease-fire.