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  • Pentagon pursues a costly, risky expansion in Africa

    The following editorial appeared in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Wednesday, April 16: The Defense Department's Africa Command, created in 2008, continues to expand U.S. military activities in Africa, now in at least 18 countries. The operations...
  • Heineken TransAtlantic Festival el 4-5 de abril en Miami Beach

    Heineken TransAtlantic Festival el 4-5 de abril en Miami Beach
    En su duodécimo edición, el festival Heineken TransAtlantic se ha convertido es una de las citas más importantes de World Music en el sur de Florida. Presentado por el Rhythm Foundation, el encuentro de dos días reúne a grupos musicales de Estados Unidos,...
  • West African states in last-minute talks over EU trade deal

    ABIDJAN (Reuters) - West African nations held last-minute talks on Thursday to address lingering doubts over an agreement with the European Union that would open up the region's economy of 300 million consumers to tariff-free trade, officials said. A...
  • Analogies don't work with grammar and names

    A colleague has sent me an email recounting one of those interminable but sterile discussions that the Internet has enabled, this one about Ukraine vs. the Ukraine.  Let's get that out of the way first. The country calls itself Ukraine, which gives...
  • Berlin Competish Pic 'History of Fear' Among New Doha Film Institute Grant Recipients

    Argentinian first-time helmer Benjamin Naishtat's drama "History of Fear," which world preemed Sunday in the Berlin competish, is among twenty recipients of the Doha Film Institute's new first global grants program. The DFI's new film fund, first...
  • Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou to visit L.A.'s Chinatown today

    Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou to visit L.A.'s Chinatown today
    Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou is expected to arrive Tuesday afternoon in L.A.'s Chinatown to greet supporters and visit local Chinese community associations. The public appearance, unusual for a leader of Taiwan, is a sign of the country's...
  • Taiwanese president greets supporters during Chinatown visit

    Taiwanese president greets supporters during Chinatown visit
    Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou was greeted in Los Angeles Chinatown on Tuesday by lion dancers and hundreds of flag-waving supporters. The public appearance, unusual for a leader of Taiwan, was a sign of the country's improving relationship with the...
  • Hundreds greet Taiwanese president in L.A. Chinatown visit

    Hundreds greet Taiwanese president in L.A. Chinatown visit
    Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou greeted hundreds of flag-waving supporters in Los Angeles' Chinatown on Tuesday, an unusual public appearance on American soil that was a sign of the island's improving relationship with China. Ma was on his way home...
  • Pope Francis looks past Europe, U.S., for new cardinals

    ROME -- Pope Francis named 19 new cardinals Sunday, including a bishop from Haiti and an archbishop from Burkina Faso, a choice the Vatican said showed Francis’ determination to focus on the poor. Overall, the pope’s first batch of...
  • U.S. military investing heavily in Africa

    WASHINGTON — The Pentagon has begun a burst of spending in Africa, expanding its main base on the continent and investing in air facilities, flight services, telecommunications and electrical upgrades as the U.S. military deepens its footprint in...
  • South Africa struggles to live up to Nelson Mandela's legacy

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Nelson Mandela didn't coin the term "Rainbow Nation" or the phrase "Proudly South African." But the optimism, determination and compassion of the country at its best owed everything to him. In recent years, however,...