| Jun 1, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Rights groups slam death sentence by stoning for young Sudanese woman: A young Sudanese woman, Intisar Sharif Abdallah, has been sentenced to death by stoning after being convicted of adultery by a Sudanese court, according to rights groups, provoking...
| Jul 11, 2012
| 4:32 AM
If you thought your commute to the office today was painful, it was nothing compared to one man's 12-hour trip on the Apapa-Oshodi Expressway near Lagos, Nigeria. The daylong, 40-mile ride was peppered with hours of standstill traffic, crowbar-wielding...
| Jun 4, 2012
| 4:37 AM
EU-Russia summit: European leaders are expected to press the contentious issue of Syria at a European Union-Russian summit Monday in St. Petersburg, but few believe Russian President Vladimir Putin will agree to ramp up pressure on the Syrian government.....
| Jun 4, 2012
| 4:41 PM
Nigeria mourns victims in Lagos air crash: The toll in Sunday's plane crash in Nigeria's commercial capital, Lagos, which killed all 153 on board, may be scores higher once fatalities on the ground are established, according to Nigerian press reports...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 1:00 PM
VATICAN CITY -- Pope Benedict XVI on Sunday called for an end to violence in Syria, as well as a renewed peace effort in the Middle East, in his annual Easter Mass message from the Vatican as Christians worldwide marked the holiday.
"May the risen Christ...
| Apr 7, 2012
"Wanna share Sangria?" his text said.
"Sure. Just walked in. Wearing a gold jacket."
"I'm in a white sweat shirt."
I walked into the crowded bar looking for an African man who led a nonprofit promoting social entrepreneurship among people of African...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 1:26 PM
VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - A fatigued-looking Pope Benedict threw his weight behind a United Nations plan to end bloodshed in Syria in his Easter Sunday message, calling for "an immediate commitment" to peace efforts there.
The 84-year-old pope gave a...
| Apr 12, 2012
| 12:45 PM
The Midwest is often accused of parochialism — and Chicago theater assumed to be preoccupied with dysfunctional American families. But there has been the distinct flavor of Africa in the air these last few weeks. Chicago theaters have offered a...
| Oct 9, 2012
| 4:20 PM
The bitterly sarcastic drama planned next week in Allentown is understandable.
The American political process is being polluted by expensive deluges of propaganda, designed to boost politicians who cater to the insatiable greed of billionaires. That's...
| May 16, 2012
| 5:01 AM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Africa's rapid economic growth has helped change the stereotype of a hopeless continent of starving people waiting to be rescued, but it has also created an intense need for strong managers, according to a report...
| May 18, 2012
| 10:04 AM
China has grown more popular than the United States, according to a recently released poll that quizzed more than 24,000 people around the world about whether countries and the European Unionaffected the world for good or for ill.
China has long been...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 8:23 AM
In a dusty old attic in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Stephon Tull was rummaging through dilapidated boxes left there by his father many years before, when he came across an interesting find.
In one of the battered boxes was an audio reel marked, "Dr. King...