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Kenyans warned to watch World Cup from home to avoid terror
Kenyans warned to watch World Cup from home to avoid terror
Don't watch the World Cup at bars, restaurants or large parties, the Kenyan government warned its citizens on Friday. Instead, officials suggested,...
Government report exposes Bagram Prison torture
Government report exposes Bagram Prison torture
Inmates in Afghanistan's US-run Bagram Prison have faced abuses including torture, beatings and other mistreatment, according to a government...
Winnie helped US officials access Madiba
Winnie helped US officials access Madiba
The set of US embassy cables released by WikiLeaks this weekend that sent shockwaves through the...
Military rule looms in Madagascar after ultimatum
Military rule looms in Madagascar after ultimatum
Madagascar's army chief warned on Tuesday his troops would take control of the Indian Ocean island if political leaders failed to resolve a...
US journalist detained in Iran
US journalist detained in Iran
Iran's judiciary said on Tuesday an Iranian-American freelance journalist, whose father said she was detained more than a month ago, was being held...
Somali pirates make off with $3,2-million ransom
Somali pirates make off with $3,2-million ransom
Somali pirates freed an arms-laden ship after a four and a half month standoff on Thursday, speeding off in small boats with a $3,2-million ransom....
Obama closes Guantánamo, names conflict envoys
Obama closes Guantánamo, names conflict envoys
President Barack Obama on Thursday ordered the closing of Guantánamo prison and named veteran trouble-shooters for the Middle East and...
Museveni: Climate not right for Zim poll
Museveni: Climate not right for Zim poll
The current climate in Zimbabwe was "not at all" the proper one for an election, Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni said in an interview broadcast...
Luxury hotels and golf: Welcome to the Green Zone
Luxury hotels and golf: Welcome to the Green Zone
Picture, if you will, a tree-lined plaza in Baghdad's International Village, flanked by fashion boutiques, swanky cafes, and shiny glass office...
A neocon by any other name
A neocon by any other name
Robert Kagan, author, essayist, former diplomat, pre-eminent thinker of what is called "neoconservatism" -- and now foreign policy adviser to...
Mugabe to contest Zimbabwe run-off
Mugabe to contest Zimbabwe run-off
Zimbabwean leader Robert Mugabe accepted that the opposition's Morgan Tsvangirai won more votes in the presidential election and will contest a...
US lawmakers debate Bill to remove stigma of ANC
US lawmakers debate Bill to remove stigma of ANC
Lawmakers on Tuesday debated legislation to remove former South African president Nelson Mandela and the African National Congress (ANC) from an...

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