A surge of sectarian strife and Al Qaeda-linked terrorism in Tanzania signals that Africa's jihadist wave is expanding south. The failure of the international community to assist Tanzania in tackling the roots of Islamic extremism will likely allow it to grow.
Bandmate Brian May remembers Freddie Mercury, as Google and the world celebrate the singer's birthday.
09/06/2011 07:11 pm
The Google doodle today features a tribute to Freddie Mercury, the former frontman of Queen.
09/06/2011 04:25 pm
With President Saleh in Saudi Arabia for medical treatment, Yemen's various opposition groups may have achieved their aim of ousting him, but they have divergent post-Saleh goals.
06/06/2011 09:40 am
Rupu, launched in December in Kenya, is based on the same business idea as the US hit Groupon – group buying that gets lower prices for consumers and more recognition for businesses.
03/08/2011 04:12 pm
Global News Blog As Ireland breaks for St. Patrick's Day, Ulster Unionists turn to Flash Harry for votes
The Ulster Unionist Party, once the powerful voice of pro-British activism in Northern Ireland, has turned to Freddy Mercury impersonator Flash Harry to improve its political standing.
03/17/2010 03:46 pm
Rick Bass again assumes the role of America’s 21st-century Thoreau.
07/13/2009 01:00 am
Retracing a legendary journey on the History Channel, Coldplay's latest album for free, a new book on cooking schools to entice your inner gourmet, and more.
06/02/2009 01:00 am