Senegal Youth Mobilizes Before Elections
Thousands participate in protest called by Y'en A Marre, a youth movement,
against candidacy of President Abdoulaye Wade, 85
DRC: Senior Kabila Advisor Dies in Plane Crash
A plane crash in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has killed three
people, including a close adviser to President Joseph Kabila.
Nelson Mandelaís Image to appear on South African Bank Notes
South Africa has unveiled new bank notes that will bear the image of
former president Nelson Mandela.
Tributes for Houston at pre-Grammy gala night
WHAT an irony! The event she was billed to compere turned out to be the
platform to announce her obituary and celebrate her illustrious music
The global music industry yesterday celebrated the ...Read
Gilani faces Pakistanís Supreme Court over contempt today
AS he faces the political battle of his life today...Read
Activist: Syrian army uses human shields
Syrian government forces are using detained civilians as human shields,
placing them on tanks in the besieged city of Homs to prevent the opposition
from fighting back, an opposition activist said.
State media: Peru captures rebel leader (CNN) -- Peruvian troops have captured a leader of
the Shining Path guerrilla group, state media reported Sunday.
Gadhafi son arrested in Niger, Libya says
Saadi Kadhafi speaks during a news conference in
Tripoli, Libya, in January 2010. Tripoli, Libya (CNN)
-- One of ousted Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's surviving sons has had his
phone cut off and been placed under house arrest in Niger after warning of a
revolt against Libya's new government, authorities in Tripoli said Sunday.