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Jean-Luc Godard made his second feature film, "Le Petit Soldat," in 1960, but it was banned until 1963 because of its tough look at the then-current French-Algerian conflict and unblinking portrayal of torture. Opening Friday at the Nuart in a new 35-...
Reuters* Raw sugar ample, price fall outstrips decline for whites * Cevital, Al Khaleej refiners upped raw buying in March * Mexican sugar could be delivered against Liffe Aug expiry By David Brough LONDON, April 24 (Reuters) - A strong whites-over-raws...
Reuters* Diplomats say U.S. rights observer demands dropped * Could pave way for UN Western Sahara mission extension * Polisario warns of risk of conflict following vote PARIS, April 23 (Reuters) - Diplomats said on Tuesday the United States had dropped...
Reuters* Risk of war in Western Sahara if U.N. resolution diluted * France unlikely to block draft- diplomats By John Irish PARIS, April 22 (Reuters) - Failure by the United Nations to let peacekeepers monitor human rights in the disputed Western Sahara risks...
SABHA, Libya — Their fatigues don't match and their pickup has no windshield. Their antiaircraft gun, clogged with grit, is perched between a refugee camp and ripped market tents scattered over an ancient caravan route. But the tribesmen keep...
Tags: Substance Abuse, Hospitals and Clinics, Al-Qaeda, Chad, Islam
Ephrem Kouakou prefers to work while the world sleeps. The artist says that in the dead of night, absent the sound of any human voice or music, he can best hear the "spirits" talking. He says he's been hearing the spirits steer his brush since he...
Tags: Howard University, Ellicott City, Rituals, Côte d'Ivoire, Africa
WASHINGTON -- Republicans wanted nothing more than to summon Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to Capitol Hill and grill her about the tragic fiasco in Benghazi. Sadly for them, they got their wish. Clinton's smooth and confident performance at...
Tags: Terrorism, Rand Paul, Islam, Barack Obama, Ron Johnson
The jihadists stoning women to death in Mali and taking hostages in Algeria are harbingers of much worse to come. Osama bin Laden may be dead, but Al Qaeda in Africa now threatens an area twice the size of Germany. Mali is just one country in the Sahel,...
Tags: Al-Qaeda, Terrorism, Family Planning, Iraq, Social Issues
The State Department is probably very pleased with the outcome of last week's hostage crisis in Algeria, although given the loss of innocent lives it would be impolitic for officials to say so. In case you missed it, Islamic militants had held an...
Algerian forces claimed a decisive victory this weekend over al-Qaida-affiliated Islamist militants who took over a giant natural gas plant near the country's border with Mali last week and threatened to kill hostages and blow up the facility. But the...
Tags: Al-Qaeda, Mali, Africa, Libya, Western Africa
LONDON – After warning his compatriots to brace themselves for “bad news,” British Prime Minister David Cameron said Friday that there were now significantly fewer than 30 Britons still caught up in the crisis in Algeria but that the...
A deadly hostage-taking at an Algerian gas complex and an armed international confrontation in Mali herald the opening of another front in the global war on terrorism and serve as stark reminders that Al Qaeda retains the power to inflict death and...
Tags: Al-Qaeda, Terrorism, U.S. Department of State, Yemen, Islam
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