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Paul GreenbergNow we know. Or at least we know more than we did about what happened at Benghazi, and, even more telling, what happened afterward. And there's doubtless more to come. With each congressional hearing, with each appearance by another whistleblower, the...
Tags: Terrorism, Politics, Libya, Unrest, Conflicts and War, Boston
Reuters* Boko Haram controls territory around Lake Chad * Attacks getting more sophisticated and deadly * Fighters regroup after military crackdown By Tim Cocks BAGA, Nigeria, May 13 (Reuters) - After a crackdown pushed them out of Nigeria's northern cities,...
ReutersBAGA, Nigeria (Reuters) - After a crackdown pushed them out of Nigeria's northern cities, Islamist militant group Boko Haram have regrouped, rearmed and are staging a bold comeback that has already allowed them to seize control over parts of the...
ReutersCAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian security forces have thwarted a plan by an al Qaeda-linked cell to carry out a suicide attack on a foreign embassy, capturing three militants, the interior minister said on Saturday. Mohamed Ibrahim said the men, who he accused...
Tags: Algeria, Egypt, Islam, Unrest, Conflicts and War, Hosni Mubarak
Reuters* Industrial output plummets 4.9 percent compared to last year * Fall is largest annual decline since October 2009 * Central bank sees downside growth risks By Alexandra Alper and Michael O'Boyle MEXICO CITY, May 10 (Reuters) - Mexican industrial...
William PfaffPARIS -- The present debate in the United States over making policy for a Middle East that has been profoundly changed by the events of the past three years unhappily echoes past policies that failed. They were intended to promote democracy and usually...
Tags: NATO, Islam, Jerusalem (Israel), UNESCO, Palestine
Reuters* Alza de transporte pÃºblico, compensada parcialmente por electricidad * Banxico prevÃ© que indicador modere tasa a partir del 3er trimestre (Agrega detalles, comentario de analistas) Por Luis Rojas MEXICO DF, 9 mayo (Reuters) - La inflaciÃ³n...
The Free Press, Kinston, N.C.James Bryant knows what love at first sight is. At the tender age of 16, he saw a young girl modeling the dress she made in home economics class. "You know what I'm going to do?" he asked a friend as they watched the modeling show at school. "I'm...
AME InfoHSBC NEARLY DOUBLES Q1 PROFIT : HSBC announced its first-quarter earnings have nearly doubled due to the bank's three-year efficiency drive and a halving in bad debts charges, Reuters has reported. Europe's biggest bank posted a pre-tax profit of $8.4bn,...
Tags: Travel, Politics, Central Bank, Tourism and Leisure, Finance
ReutersLONDON (Reuters) - Stuck between sluggish economies in the west and rising geopolitical risks in the Middle East, emerging European countries are struggling to attract investment and boost growth. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development will...
ReutersBy Tarek Amara DJERBA, Tunisia, April 27 (Reuters) - Africa's oldest synagogue is playing host to that rarity in the Arab world - a religious gathering of hundreds of Jews drawn from Europe and Israel. Guarded by armed Tunisian police, Jewish...
Tags: Africa, Judaism, Islam, Zine el Abidine ben Ali, Tunisia
This post has been corrected, as indicated below.WASHINGTON — Climate change may increase the risk of extreme rainfall in the tropics and drought in the world's temperate zones, according to a new study led by NASA. "These results in many ways are the worst of all possible worlds," said Peter...
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