Africa

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  • Libya 2017-04-16 08:45

    Another degree of suffering in Libya

    Libya has become a vortex of human suffering, sucking in thousands of desperate migrants.

  • Africa 2017-01-11 14:08

    By Mohamed Yahya

    Africa’s unique vulnerability to violent extremism

    Africa bears the brunt of lives lost, economies ruined, and relationships fractured by terrorism. It is the continent where al-Qaeda launched its war against the United States in 1998, by bombing the U.S. embassies in Nairobi, Kenya, and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; where Boko Haram kidnapped 276 Nigerian schoolgirls in 2014; and where 147 students were killed in their sleep at Kenya’s Garissa University in 2015.

  • Obama 2017-01-09 04:30

    By Vava Tampa

    Obama's last chance to make up for his failure in Africa

    In 2009, seven months after entering the Oval Office, President Obama pledged a new Africa policy. “Africa,” he declared in the Ghanaian Parliament, “doesn't need strongmen. It needs strong institutions.”

  • Yahya Jammeh 2017-01-01 05:47

    African leaders should rally against Gambia’s bully-in-chief

    By John Yearwood

    On a recent visit to New York City, I looked down from a subway overpass on a fight between two men. The shorter of the two pummeled his opponent, who raced across a busy intersection to escape the blows. Then a surprise: He stopped, stiffened his back, rolled up his sleeves and challenged his attacker to come get him. The short guy, suddenly fearing the worse, turned and ran away crying.

  • Iranian President Hassan Rouhani 2016-12-20 13:53

    Rouhani congratulates Niger National Day

    TEHRAN – The Iranian president on Monday congratulated the president of the Republic of Niger on National Day.