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  • Egypt's leader Abdel Fattah Sisi announces candidacy for president

    Egypt's leader Abdel Fattah Sisi announces candidacy for president
    CAIRO — Like an Arabian fable, it was the candidacy of a thousand and one hints. After months of carefully choreographed suggestions that he would seek the presidency, Field Marshal Abdel Fattah Sisi, the man who toppled Egypt's first...
  • Egypt convenes trial of more than 680 on heels of mass death sentence

    Egypt convenes trial of more than 680 on heels of mass death sentence
    CAIRO — An Egyptian court convened another mass trial Tuesday with more than 680 defendants, a day after being vehemently denounced by human rights groups and legal organizations for simultaneously condemning 529 others to death. The proceedings...
  • U.S. military intervention, done right, could boost African stability

     U.S. military intervention, done right, could boost African stability
    For decades, one golden rule has guided America's military involvement in Africa: Stay out. Generally speaking, the reason was a sense that the strategic stakes did not justify the risk. When we deviated from this rule, we often learned lessons the hard...
  • Egypt sentences group of 529 to death

    Egypt sentences group of 529 to death
    CAIRO — Even by the baroque standard being set by the Egyptian judiciary under the nearly 9-month-old military-backed government, the scene that unfolded Monday in a courthouse south of the capital was extraordinary: 529 defendants simultaneously...
  • Preserving library name reflects Laurel's history [Letter]

    I do not believe keeping the Stanley name on the new library is a problem, unless I'm missing something. The deed that accompanied the land transfer did stipulate that it be named for the Stanley family but it did not indicate that it should be Charles'...
  • A casualty of Africa's war on gays

    DOUALA, Cameroon — For Cameroonian Roger Jean-Claude Mbede, being gay came with a prison sentence, and ultimately, a death sentence. A few weeks ago, I had to say goodbye to Jean-Claude, my dear friend and client. He died at the age of 35 in his...
  • Beyond the Black History Month hit parade

    Beyond the Black History Month hit parade
    Black History Month reminds me of a really great golden oldies station, always blaring the same handful of terrific tunes. Every February, it plays Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks and Harriet Tubman soul — with a chorus or two of the George...
  • U.S. to ban most commercial trade of elephant ivory

    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration said it would ban commercial trade of elephant ivory by prohibiting its import, export and resale within the United States, with a few exceptions. The steps are part of a broad effort announced Tuesday by...
  • Judge rejects video evidence in Egypt's Al Jazeera case

    CAIRO – Video evidence submitted Thursday by Egyptian prosecutors at the trial for Al Jazeera journalists on terrorism-related charges left the defendants and their lawyers baffled and was rejected by the judge. Australian correspondent Peter...
  • Maya Angelou: MLK, Mandela lessons aren't done

    Maya Angelou: MLK, Mandela lessons aren't done
    When the United States government needed a voice that could speak with eloquence and authority “on behalf of the American people” to honor the life of revered South African human rights champion Nelson Mandela, it is no surprise the call...
  • Japan's Tezuka Respins 'Astro Boy' For Africa

    TOKYO -- Tezuka Productions, the maker of the pioneering TV cartoon series "Astro Boy" has remade its signature show for the African market. Tezuka has partnered with Nigerian broadcaster Channels TV to make eight 15-minute episodes dubbed into French...