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  • 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....
  • Keita wins Mali presidential election after rival concedes defeat

    Keita wins Mali presidential election after rival concedes defeat
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Ibrahim Boubacar Keita won Mali's presidential election after his rival, Soumaila Cisse, conceded defeat late Monday. Cisse visited Keita at his home late Monday to congratulate him, later announcing he had done so on...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • "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...
  • Amnesty International: Mali facing its worst crisis in 50 years

     
    Mali is confronting its worst challenge since independence in 1960, according to London-based rights group Amnesty International in a report released Wednesday, with a severe humanitarian emergency, human rights abuses by rebel militias in the north,...
  • 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....