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  • Biden on homophobia: 'I've had it up to here with cultural norms'

    Biden on homophobia: 'I've had it up to here with cultural norms'
    Vice President Joe Biden has never lacked for passion. And his occasional failure to restrain his enthusiasm has sometimes gotten him in trouble. But his over-the-top rhetoric was right on point when he gave the keynote address Saturday evening at the...
  • Nigeria dejará de ser el mayor exportador de petróleo de à frica en mayo

    LONDRES (Reuters) - Nigeria dejará de ser el mayor exportador de crudo de Africa en mayo y las exportaciones podrían caer a su nivel más bajo desde que empezaron los registros en 2009, por el robo de petróleo, según datos conocidos el miércoles....
  • This week's reviews in brief

    Here are condensed versions of this week's book reviews: "Overwhelmed: Work, Love, and Play When No One Has the Time" by Brigid Schulte; Sarah Crichton Books/Farrar, Straus and Giroux ($26) Remember boredom? Fifty years ago, big thinkers were wringing...
  • How anti-gay Christians evangelize hate abroad

    How anti-gay Christians evangelize hate abroad
    If you live in the United States, it's easy to be lulled into thinking that the battle for broader civil rights for gay people is nearly over. The last few years have brought important victories in courts, legislatures and at the ballot box, and...
  • Going back to Lagos in Teju Cole's 'Every Day Is for the Thief'

    Imagine a patient, observant and precise writer like the late W.G. Sebald reborn as a Nigerian exile, returning to and then wandering about that country's teeming and chaotic cultural capital, Lagos. That, in broad strokes, is the voice of the narrator of...
  • For the record

    "Every Day Is for the Thief": A review of the book "Every Day Is for the Thief" by Teju Cole in the March 23 Arts & Books section said the capital of Nigeria is Lagos. Lagos is Nigeria's cultural capital; the actual capital is Abuja. Chinese consumers:...
  • Supuestos islamistas matan a 20 personas al detonar bomba en mercado de Nigeria

    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Supuestos milicianos islamistas detonaron una bomba en un concurrido mercado en el noreste de Nigeria, matando al menos a 20 personas, dijeron el domingo testigos. Las fuerzas de seguridad nigerianas dijeron que el ataque,...
  • Why Africa is the next frontier for fund investors

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - It only took a look at the financial statements of the world's largest maker of spirits to convince Larry Seruma that Africa was the place to go. Seruma was then running a long-short hedge fund and had a position in Diageo Plc, the...
  • Nigerian attackers target barracks holding rebel prisoners

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - Explosions and fighting broke out early Friday in the troubled northern Nigerian city of Maiduguri, as dozens of insurgents attacked a military barracks holding rebel detainees, according to government officials. It was...
  • U.S. military presence in Africa growing in small ways

    U.S. military presence in Africa growing in small ways
    WASHINGTON — Amid a surge of Islamic militancy in North Africa, a team of fewer than 50 U.S. special operations troops with a single helicopter arrived at a remote base in western Tunisia last month. Their mission: train Tunisian troops in...
  • Looking Out: Trans activist says she was arrested in Sochi

    Looking Out: Trans activist says she was arrested in Sochi
    Vladimir Luxuria, Europe's first openly transgender parliamentarian, was reportedly detained twice in Sochi this week for supporting LGBT rights at the Winter Olympics. Luxuria, a former Communist member of parliament in Italy, was stopped by four men...