| Jun 13, 2013
| 8:49 AM
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Five years after bitterly disputed elections, Zimbabwe faced a new political conflict Thursday as President Robert Mugabe called elections for July 31 and his rival swiftly rejected the date.
The rival, Prime Minister...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 4:00 AM
Iran’s ruling theocracy was unable to overcome its notorious infighting and unite behind a single candidate in Friday’s presidential election, which has suddenly boosted the prospects of the lone moderate in the race and rekindled interest...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 5:00 AM
The violence racking Turkey over the last five days hasn't been about saving a few trees in densely developed Istanbul.
By the hundreds of thousands, Turks have been venting a decadelong accumulation of resentments over what they regard as Prime...
| Nov 6, 2012
| 9:22 AM
This post has been corrected. See below for details. Danai Gurira cast a glance around the dining room of an ......
| Apr 10, 2012
| 4:41 PM
Zimbabwe officials brushed off reports that President Robert Mugabe was gravely ill on Tuesday, as a lengthy trip to Singapore stirred up rumors that he was fighting off death abroad....
| Mar 21, 2012
| 4:40 PM
Munyaradzi Gwisai was sentenced to pay $500 and serve 420 hours of community service when a Zimbabwe court handed down its decision Wednesday. So were five other Zimbabwean activists. What landed them in court? Watching a video of the Arab Spring...
| Mar 5, 2012
| 11:37 AM
When Jekesai, the young African woman at the core of the intense and deeply affecting new play by Danai Gurira, first arrives at the home of Chilford, the catechist who'll change her life, she sniffs his floor. In this part of southern Africa, the part...
| Mar 14, 2012
| 3:46 AM
NEW YORK, N.Y. (KTLA) -- Donald Trump Jr. recently took a big game hunting trip in Africa but now finds himself in the crosshairs of animal rights groups.
Photos of the kills Trump Jr. amassed on his trip emerged online, showing him posing next to a dead...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 10:59 PM
COSTA MESA — Joshua Zavala continued his improbable run through the Costa Mesa Pro Classic, advancing to the quarterfinals along with seven other players, Thursday at Costa Mesa Tennis Center.
In doubles action, Newport Beach's Carsten Ball plays...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 6:05 AM
ZIMBABWE -- An Australian tourist somehow managed to survive an adventure gone terribly wrong, when her bungee cord snapped over crocodile-infested waters.
She fell 111-meters into the Zambezi River in Zimbabwe, Africa.
The woman was sucked downstream,...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 5:08 PM
A bungee cord snaps, sending a 22 year old girl plunging into a crocodile infested river. And it gets worse. But ... (spoiler) there is a happy ending!