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  • U.N. Security Council asks Mali to draw up plans to retake north

     
    The United Nations Security Council took a key step Friday toward approving military action in Mali, where religious extremists have capitalized on a Tuareg rebellion and political turmoil to seize much of the north. The resolution does not give the green...
  • At least eight dead in suicide attack on Nigerian church

     
    At least eight worshipers were killed Sunday in a suicide attack on a Roman Catholic church in northern Nigeria, according to officials. About 100 other people were injured, raising fears the death toll could rise....
  • U.S., allies marshaling African proxies for fight against terrorism

     
    Global Focus: “A quarrel in a far-away country between people of whom we know nothing.” That was how British Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain saw the Nazi threat against the Czech Sudetenland in 1938, a sentiment freshly evoked among war-...
  • Russian demonstrators mark unofficial Political Prisoners' Day

     
    Teacher Svetlana Nikitina could hardly imagine while studying Russian literature that she would eventually mark Political Prisoners’ Day with a protest against what she considers the growing repression in Russia. But Tuesday, Nikitina was among...
  • As one Somali journalist is buried, a top poet and comedian is slain

     
    As one Somali journalist is buried, a leading poet and comedian is slain: Hours after assassinated Somali radio journalist Mohamed Mohamud Turyare was buried Monday, gunmen killed one of Somalia's famous poets and radio comedians, Warsame Shire Awale,...
  • Acoustic Africa marvels at Lafayette College

     
    Lafayette College Acoustic Africa dazzles in Easton....
  • Will Obama end 'perpetual war'?

    Will Obama end 'perpetual war'?
    Midway through his inaugural address, Barack Obama proclaimed, "A decade of war is now ending." A cynical listener might respond: "And a new decade of war is about to begin." Obama sounded pacific notes Monday. But it will be a huge surprise if he can get...
  • Romney Played Passive Card In Third Debate

    "L'etat, c'est moi." — Louis XIV "This nation. Me." — Barack Obama, third presidential debate OK, OK. I'll give you the context. Obama was talking about "when Tunisians began to protest, this nation, me, my administration, stood with them....
  • Obama stoops, doesn't conquer

    "L'etat, c'est moi." — Louis XIV. "This nation. Me." — Barack Obama, third presidential debate. OK, OK. I'll give you the context. Obama was talking about "when Tunisians began to protest, this nation, me, my administration, stood with...
  • "12 Days of Christmas" by Rachel Isadora

    "12 Days of Christmas" by Rachel Isadora
    "12 Days of Christmas" By Rachel Isadora G.P. Putnam's Sons, $16.99, ages 5-8 What makes an old standard a joy to hear again? That it can be different every time. Rachel Isadora lived for a decade in Africa, and she calls upon the rich visual images...
  • Album review: Amadou & Mariam's 'Folila'

     
    Referred to throughout Africa as the Blind Couple of Mali, this veteran husband-and-wife duo had a mainstream hit in France in 2005 with "Dimanche à Bamako," produced by the French-Spanish pop star Manu Chao; three years later the couple recruited......
  • Senegal's president concedes defeat; victory for African democracy

     
    Senegal's incumbent president concedes defeat: Incumbent Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade's move to swiftly concede defeat after Sunday's presidential run-off election was seen as big step for African democracy, in a ieighborhhod better know for...