A poll on the eve of Independence Day confirms: More Americans see the nation as less powerful and more vulnerable. They want leaders to focus less on the world and more on challenges at home.
07/03/2011 05:06 pm
Pauline Nyiramasuhuko, the first woman convicted of genocide by an international court, was sentenced to life in prison for her role in the 1994 Rwandan massacre.
06/24/2011 03:52 pm
Ayman al-Zawahiri, Al Qaeda's operational leader for many years, will succeed Osama bin Laden as the terror group's new chief.
06/16/2011 10:39 am
African leaders could allow freedom of expression, or they could mimic the Chinese model of building a 'Great Firewall of China' to shut down Internet systems that allow critical thinking.
06/13/2011 03:13 pm
Fazul Abdullah Mohammed, wanted by the FBI for planning the 1998 embassy bombings in Africa, is the third senior Al Qaeda leader to be killed in little over a month.
06/12/2011 08:46 am
With the euphoria over the Arab Spring wearing off, President Obama is sending top aides to the Middle East to address worsening violence in Yemen and fears of renewed civil strife in Sudan.
06/01/2011 06:44 pm
South Sudan is one of the toughest places in East Africa to do business, according to a recent report – but if you can hack it, you have a chance to make a healthy profit.
05/22/2011 02:15 pm
Barefoot Power, a for-profit social enterprise operating across East Africa, has built a network of 'solar entrepreneurs' who offer solar lighting to towns and villages all across Uganda.
05/19/2011 12:34 pm
Lessons in innovation that Vodafone learns from its work in sub-Saharan Africa will be applied to its projects around the world.
05/18/2011 04:29 pm