Author

 
Ian Timberlake

Ian Timberlake

    Sudanese ordered to hang for apostasy gives birth in jail
    Sudanese ordered to hang for apostasy gives birth in jail
    A Christian Sudanese woman, sentenced to hang for apostasy in a case that sparked an international outcry, has given birth in jail, a Western...
    Darfur needs $6bn for economic recovery, says top official
    Darfur needs $6bn for economic recovery, says top official
    Eltigani Seisi made the comments on Sunday in an interview with AFP ahead of an April 7 to 8 donors' conference in Qatar.
    Kidnapped Chinese workers in South Sudan freed
    Kidnapped Chinese workers in South Sudan freed
    A group of Chinese workers kidnapped by rebels in South Sudan 11 days ago have been freed and flown to Kenya, the foreign ministry said on...
    Tensions between Vietnam, China escalate
    Tensions between Vietnam, China escalate
    Vietnam announced on Friday that it would hold a live-fire naval drill next week in the South China Sea as an escalating maritime dispute fuels...
    Karzai faces a rough ride from Western backers
    Karzai faces a rough ride from Western backers
    Hamid Karzai is the charismatic scion of a respected Afghan family who rose eight years ago to lead his crippled nation but begins his second...
    Global lawyers' group brands Vietnam arrest 'arbitrary'
    Global lawyers' group brands Vietnam arrest 'arbitrary'
    A global association of lawyers says Vietnam's "arbitrary" arrest of a human rights lawyer contravenes international legal standards and the...
    Disasters raise new tests for telecoms
    Disasters raise new tests for telecoms
    Disasters like the devastating earthquake in China have highlighted the need for countries to develop better emergency communications plans,...
    On world's biggest airliner, the little things count
    On world's biggest airliner, the little things count
    The days of cursing the passenger in front of you could be over. On the world's biggest airliner, the Airbus A380, it is the little things that...
    World oil price tops $81
    World oil price tops $81
    Oil prices topped 81 dollars a barrel for the first time on Tuesday, setting another record high amid fears of critically tight supplies for the...
    Internet chaos shows system's weakness
    Internet chaos shows system's weakness
    The chaos in Asia's internet service sparked by an undersea earthquake shows the region's cable network is too fragile and overly reliant on...
    Casino bid to proceed despite Kerzner's death
    Casino bid to proceed despite Kerzner's death
    Kerzner International's bid for a Singapore casino licence will proceed despite the death in a helicopter crash of the firm's chief executive...
    Hope and despair in Lebanon's Bint Jbeil
    Hope and despair in Lebanon's Bint Jbeil
    Hope and despair coexist in the rubble of Bint Jbeil, the southern Lebanese town that saw some of the fiercest fighting of the war between Israel...