An endurance swimmer uses momentum from a world record to draw attention to disappearing polar caps.
Namibia kicked out two top officials of an international private security firm this fall amid claims the firm was recruiting fighters to work in Iraq and Afghanistan.
International observers have been criticized for doing too little – and too much – in the wake of Kenya's flawed Dec. 27 vote, which touched off a wave of ethnic killings.
International mediators are arriving in Kenya to help end the political standoff after last week's disputed vote.
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