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.”
01/19/2010 01:41 pm
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
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
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
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
In ‘Wonderful World,’ Matthew Broderick plays a drab pessimist whose life perks up with the arrival of his roommate’s sister.
01/08/2010 10:56 am
A Human Rights Watch report released today contradicts claims by Guinea military leader Moussa Dadis Camara and his would-be assassin, Lt. Abubakar "Toumba" Diakite, that they were not responsible for the Sept. 28 massacre. At least 150 Guineans were killed in an afternoon.
12/17/2009 12:21 pm
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A new UN report says that women are the key to helping countries prepare for climate change and mitigating the damage.
11/24/2009 12:00 am
Brazil President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva – whom US President Barack Obama called 'the most popular politician on earth' – hosted Iran President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad today. It is the first visit by an Iranian president.
11/23/2009 12:00 am