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  • Obama administration weighs intervention in Mali

     
    The Obama administration is considering American intervention to pressure Al Qaeda-inspired militants who have seized territory in the African nation of Mali....
  • General warns of dramatic increase in cyber-attacks on U.S. firms

     
    Cyber intrusions by hackers, criminals and nation states against U.S. infrastructure increased 17-fold from 2009 to 2011, the nation’s chief cyber defender says, and it’s only a matter of time before such an attack causes physical damage. Gen....
  • West African troops in Guinea-Bissau to restore order after coup

     
    A West African bloc is sending hundreds of troops to the tiny nation of Guinea-Bissau, part of a regional attempt to restore order after the latest military coup in its tumultuous history....
  • U.S. escalates clandestine war in Yemen

     
    In an escalation of America’s clandestine war in Yemen, a small contingent of U.S. troops is providing targeting data for Yemeni airstrikes as government forces battle to dislodge Al Qaeda militants and other insurgents in the country’s...
  • Mali soldiers claim to have overthrown the government

     
    Renegade soldiers seize power in Mali: A group of soldiers in Mali claimed Thursday to have ousted the government over complaints the government didn't provide enough weapons and ammunition to crush a Tuareg rebellion in the country's north....
  • Locusts menace already hunger-stricken Mali and Niger

     
    Mali and neighboring Niger are facing swarms of locusts, left uncontrolled while Libya and Algeria grappled with conflicts of their own....
  • Bomb at Mogadishu theater kills 10, including Somali sports officials

     
    The Al Qaeda-linked Somali rebel militia Al Shabab claimed credit for a bomb attack n Mogadishu that killed 10 people, an apparent attempt to assassinate Prime Minister Abdiweli Mohammed Ali....
  • Tuareg rebels in Mali declare independent state

     
    Tuareg rebels who recently captured northern Mali in a stunning military advance declared their own independent state. The state, which the rebels call Azawad, was immediately dismissed by France, the former colonial power in the region. It was also...
  • U.S. intends to deliver full aid to Egypt despite objections

     
    The Obama administration announced Friday that it intends to deliver all $1.3 billion in promised aid to Egypt’s military, despite calls from lawmakers and rights advocates to hold back money because of limits on political rights in the North...
  • Mali coup could jeopardize millions of dollars in U.S. aid

     
    A military coup in Mali could jeopardize roughly $100 million in U.S. funding granted to the West African nation granted by the Millennial Challenge Corporation....
  • Mali is cut off by its neighbors. What will blocking the borders do?

     
    A coalition of West African nations is closing off the borders of Mali, condemning it for a recent military coup that ousted its president. How could that affect the landlocked country? Blocking the borders means that Mali will be starved for gas and...
  • Africa -- the next frontier for virtual currency?

     
    If you’ve heard of Bitcoin, you might be a computer geek. The virtual money aspires to become a universal peer-to-peer currency, not backed by any government. It aims to avoid some of the costs and inconveniences of cash. Bitcoin hasn't made its way...