Zachary Chesser of Virginia, who converted to a militant form of Islam, had pleaded guilty to three charges, including threatening the lives of 'South Park' writers and participants in 'Everybody Draw Mohammed Day.'
02/24/2011 07:26 pm
Uganda's top opposition leader, Kizza Besigye, had hinted that the Ugandan people would rise up against 25-year President Yoweri Museveni after his latest disputed electoral win, but voters just shrugged.
02/22/2011 11:59 am
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Ugandan officials announced Sunday that veteran President Yoweri Museveni won Friday’s presidential election with 68 percent of the vote, but top rival Kizza Besigye rejects the results.
02/20/2011 02:01 pm
Royalty used to have final say in matters of life and death. These days -- at least in most of the world -- they are more like celebrity spokesmen for their country.
02/19/2011 09:54 am
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Some leaders in sub-Saharan Africa are taking swift action against protests and fear of reprisal is likely to keep potential demonstrators quiet.
02/18/2011 02:10 pm
As recent events in Egypt have shown, international support for aging despots can wane quickly once crowds hit the street and violence kicks off. Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni, in power now for 25 years, already faces declining support outside of his country – but it's unlikely he's going anywhere just yet. It's almost certain he'll win the official count in today's presidential election. Here are some reasons why the international community might not want to push Museveni too hard:
02/18/2011 11:58 am
Ugandans are expected to extend President Yoweri Museveni's 25-year rule in Friday's election. More voters seem to want change, but apathy and fear of brutal crackdowns prevent unrest.
02/17/2011 02:32 pm
How to tap Uganda's relatively new oil finds is dominating politics in the country's oil-rich east ahead of Friday's presidential and parliamentary election.
02/17/2011 07:05 am