Mubarak ordered back to prison Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been ordered back to prison from military hospital. Mr Mubarak's retrial will open on 11 May, a Cairo appeals court says. More
African growth 'to outpace world' Sub-Saharan Africa's economic growth is set to outpace the global average over the next three years, according to the World Bank. Higher commodities, increasing investment and a general pick-up in the world economy should all boost the continent's growth to more than 5%. More
South Sudan confirms possible famine South Sudan has been shaken by violence since last December ... "We are encouraging farming in the states that have relative security and peace," she added. Akol blamed the current turmoil and flooding for the food deficiency in the country. 04/18/2014 - 1:17 am | View Link
More Marines readied for possible South Sudan evacuations WASHINGTON — The U.S. has moved additional Marines and aircraft from Spain to the Horn of Africa to provide embassy security and help with evacuations from violence-wracked South Sudan ... has been blamed for it. On Monday, Booth said that he had ... 12/22/2013 - 7:00 pm | View Link
UN: Hundreds estimated dead in South Sudan violence The South Sudan president has blamed the violence on a coup attempt by soldiers loyal to his former deputy. The president of the Security Council says the fighting in the world’s newest country is “apparently largely along ethnic lines.” French ... 12/17/2013 - 12:49 pm | View Link
South Sudan: Towards Overcoming Peace-Building Absurdity in South Sudan (III) This was true for instance of some members of South Sudan's National Legislative Assembly (SSNLA). Some of these lawmakers not only blamed UNMISS for failing ... all things considered. Switching gears, out in South Sudanese streets are even more chilling ... 12/4/2013 - 6:42 pm | View Link
SUDAN-SOUTH SUDAN: A whiff of war Officials travelling with the journalists blamed the damage on an assault by SPLA-N rebels, which Khartoum accuses of being backed by their former comrades-in-arms now in power in South Sudan. The conflict in South Kordofan’s Nuba Mountains has displaced ... 06/6/2013 - 8:46 pm | View Link
International News | World News Get the latest international news and events from Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and more. See world news photos and videos at ABCNews 10/1/2014 - 3:43 pm | View Website
The State of Public Health in South Sudan: Critical Condition a report of the csis global health policy center The State of Public Health in South Sudan critical condition November 2012 Author Richard Downie 10/1/2014 - 7:58 am | View Website
South Kordofan Nuba Mountains Proud to be Nuba. In 36 interviews the book Proud to be Nubatraces the way the Nuba became involved in Sudan's civil war and how this affected their lives. 09/30/2014 - 10:08 am | View Website
Economy of South Africa The economy of South Africa is the second largest in Africa, behind Nigeria, it accounts for 24% of its gross domestic product in terms of purchasing power parity ... 09/29/2014 - 8:25 pm | View Website
Sudan Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com ... Sudan , officially Republic of Sudan, republic (2005 est. pop. 40,187,000), 967,494 sq mi (2,505,813 sq km), NE Africa. The largest country in... 09/29/2014 - 5:04 pm | View Website
With the investigation into shooting death of a suburban Los Angeles mayor moving forward, area residents recalled the victim as an outgoing neighbor who was willing to lend a hand.
At the family's home Wednesday, in a modern, well-maintained neighborhood of townhouses, a wreath had been placed on the door of the Crespo home.
A biography on the Bell Gardens website said the pair were high school sweethearts who married as teenagers in 1986.
Sheriff's Deputy Crystal Hernandez said authorities believe the two were fighting when their son, Daniel, tried to intervene and got into a struggle with his father.
"When not working or participating in the very time-consuming activities of being an elected official, Mayor Crespo enjoys spending time with his family and being involved in community events, especially those that benefit the youth," his website biography said.
Police are searching for a robbery suspect who they say was denied entry to a Texas Panhandle Taco Bell when an employee locked him out of the store.
Pairis says the suspect confronted an employee who had exited out the back door to take out garbage.