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  • Foreign tourist office phone numbers and websites

    For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is available only through their websites. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at...
  • EU court says gays facing persecution may have grounds for asylum

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- It's a continent where presidents have called homosexuality un-African, un-Godly and anti-human, where same-sex relations are widely banned and gay people are routinely beaten, jailed, harassed or killed. Africa, with its...
  • Did dinosaur ancestors benefit from worst extinction on Earth?

    Did dinosaur ancestors benefit from worst extinction on Earth?
    Dinosaurs may have been wiped out by a mass extinction about  65 million years ago, but an earlier extinction event may have given their predecessors a leg up on the competition, according to a study in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences....
  • $5 million prize for former African leader goes to ... no one

     
    Millions of dollars hung in the balance as a committee huddled in London, trying to decide which former African leader was worthy of their hefty cash prize. Monday, they announced which government chief won. Nobody. For the third time in its six years...
  • Symbolia invents new visual language for comics journalism

     
    America’s first magazine exclusively for comics journalism is made of pixels, not ink. Symbolia, a magazine for the iPad, launched ......
  • Zambia underfoot: On the ground at Zebra Plains

    Zambia underfoot: On the ground at Zebra Plains
    MFUWE, Zambia - We're nodding off in our tent, pitched under a tree, when the crunching and gnashing begin. It's the hippos again, a half-dozen massive beasts climbing up from the Luangwa River for their nightly feed. During September, a hot, dry month...
  • Frederick Chiluba dies at 68; first democratically elected president of Zambia

    Frederick Chiluba dies at 68; first democratically elected president of Zambia
    Frederick Chiluba, Zambia's first democratically elected president, who became increasingly autocratic during his decade in office, died Saturday at his home in Lusaka, Zambia. He was 68. The cause of death was not immediately clear. Chiluba, president...
  • Traveling abroad? For information, check with the country's tourist office

    For tourist information about foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. Several no longer list phone numbers, so information is through their website only. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-...
  • Let the Zamrock revival begin: Now-Again releases Rikki Ililonga and Musi-O-Tunya [Updated]

     
    Los Angeles being a car town, driving soundtracks are important and help calm the nerves and lift the spirits while navigating the oft-living hell that is the daily commute. Thank goodness, then, for "Dark Sunrise," the exquisite new reissue of......
  • Pop music gift guide: Because it's hard to wrap MP3s

     
    If you want to give the gift of music, these impressive new deluxe packages include some of the greatest sounds around. Syl Johnson “Complete Mythology” (Numero Group) $75 A four-CD, six-LP set, this collection spans more than a decade of......
  • Inglewood shooting victim had bragged about knocking out rapper

     
    Inglewood shooting victim had bragged of knocking out rapper....
  • Chinese copper firms in Zambia abusing workers, rights group says

     
    Human Rights Watch report: Chinese-run copper mining companies in Zambia routinely violate labor laws and regulations intended to protect workers’ safety and their right to organize, according to a report released Nov. 3, 2011 by Human Rights Watch....