Nuclear power holds promise for 10 African countries now in pursuit of building their own nuclear plants. Wind and solar solutions aren't reliable enough, planners say, nor do they offer adequate electricity.
04/02/2010 01:30 pm
Born into wealth, Marion Rockefeller Weber uses her Flow Fund Circle to teach others how to give money wisely.
03/29/2010 12:28 pm
Human Rights Watch released a report on Sunday that details a massacre of 321 unarmed Congolese by the Uganda-based Lord's Resistance Army last December.
03/28/2010 10:26 am
Kenya police say they have 'mistakenly' released an alleged member of Somalia insurgent group Al Shabaab who is wanted on terrorism charges in Australia.
03/24/2010 09:22 am
As the Somalia government fends off militant group Al Shabab, the Al Qaeda-linked insurgency shows its power through intimidation of a whistle-blower.
03/16/2010 05:07 pm
The US Supreme Court is considering what could be a landmark decision on individual gun rights. An unspoken argument is that armed citizens would make any usurper think twice before subverting the Constitution.
03/04/2010 07:44 pm
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The weak transitional government of Somalia claimed Tuesday that its forces killed Amar Ibrahim, a leader of Al Qaeda in Somalia and the Islamist group Al Shabab.
02/10/2010 10:23 am
The weak, transitional Somalia government may finally bring President Sheikh Sharif Ahmed some badly needed legitimacy if newly trained forces can push back the militant Islamist group, Al Shabab.
02/08/2010 04:07 pm
It’s immoral and it doesn’t make anyone more secure. Just ask those who’ve been tortured.
02/03/2010 11:25 am