| Dec 25, 2013
| 5:33 PM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Things fall apart in different ways.
In a reminder of the horrific violence that has marred Africa's past, armed men in two neighboring countries have been going house to house in recent weeks, killing people because...
| Dec 26, 2013
| 10:41 AM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- African leaders met South Sudanese President Salva Kiir on Thursday as part of an intense international diplomacy effort to brake the country's slide into civil war, as fighting continued in the north of the country....
| Sep 27, 2013
| 6:00 AM
UNITED NATIONS — From Moammar Kadafi's baffling fantasies to Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's room-emptying rants, almost every confab of world leaders at the annual United Nations General Assembly includes speeches that make people squirm in their chairs....
| Oct 12, 2013
| 11:14 AM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - African Union leaders Saturday said that no sitting African leader should face trial by the International Criminal Court for heinous crimes.
But African opponents failed to win support for a mass withdrawal from the ICC at...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 5:34 PM
Getting unanimous U.N. Security Council agreement to act against rogue nations and rights abusers may have become even more difficult Thursday with the election of Chad and Saudi Arabia to seats on the influential 15-member panel, human rights advocates...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 5:52 AM
"The point is, I'm not who I used to be right now." -- Will McAvoy
"The Newsroom" is at its best when its characters fight for what's right and win. "The Genoa Tip" gave us a bunch of plotlines with characters fighting for things. But were they the right...
| Sep 27, 2012
| 11:03 AM
Sudan and South Sudan sign a deal to resume oil exports: Oil exports are set to resume from Sudan and South Sudan after their leaders signed trade and security agreements....
| Oct 3, 2012
| 1:23 PM
Four peacekeepers were slain and eight injured in an ambush in West Darfur, the African Union and United Nations joint mission to the troubled region said Wednesday. It remains unclear who was behind the Tuesday evening attack less than a mile and a...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 12:13 PM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Sudan accused Israel of launching an air strike Wednesday that caused a large explosion at a munitions factory, killing two people, in a residential area of the capital, Khartoum. Sudan Information Minister Ahmed Belal...
| Sep 22, 2012
| 8:54 AM
The United States braced Saturday for more protests over an independently produced anti-Islam film that has ignited anger in the Muslim world, temporarily closing some of its diplomatic missions and warning American citizens in some countries to be...
| May 2, 2011
Osama bin Laden, a scion of one of Saudi Arabia's wealthiest families, became the grim apostle of a strain of Islamic radicalism that exalted violence against non-believers, and the leader of a terrorist network that launched repeated attacks in the West,...