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
US envoy: South Sudan power struggle has squandered opportunity for peace In a speech in Washington, Donald Booth, the U.S. envoy to South Sudan and Sudan, did not suggest individuals to be targeted by penalties. But he blamed South Sudan's leaders for what he described as squandering an opportunity for peace and prosperity when ... 10/9/2014 - 8:14 am | View Link
US urges UN sanctions in South Sudan In a speech in Washington, Donald Booth, the U.S. envoy to South Sudan and Sudan, did not suggest individuals to be targeted by penalties. But he blamed South Sudan's leaders for what he described as squandering an opportunity for peace and prosperity when ... 10/9/2014 - 5:32 am | View Link
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
South Sudan president ready to talk to ex-VP JUBA: South Sudan’s president said Wednesday he was ready for dialogue ... President Salva Kiir, a member of the dominant Dinka, has blamed the clashes on Machar, a Nuer, who he sacked in July, and said he was plotting a coup. But Kiir told a news ... 12/18/2013 - 11:00 am | 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
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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 10/29/2014 - 8:11 pm | View Website
South Kordofan Nuba Mountains October 2011 - Sudan army confirms heavy clashes in South Kordofan. Read on - Sudan says forex reserves covers 3 months of imports. Read on - Kuwait is latest stop in ... 10/29/2014 - 5:09 am | View Website
"Characters must have certain qualities, like an oversized round face, short limbs and plump body," says economist Takuro Morinaga, an expert of popular culture.
Innovative design and clever marketing also helped expand her fan base around the world, says Christine Yano, anthropologist and author of Pink Globalization:
Hello Kitty's company, Sanrio Co., which specializes in designing and making a wide range of products in the booming "cute" business, created her as a character 40 years ago.
According to Sanrio, her real name is Kitty White, born Nov.
A prominent businesswoman and politician has come under fire for saying, erroneously, that black Americans did not get voting rights for 107 years after the country’s slaves were freed, so Hong Kongers should also wait.
SFGateRomania to vote for new leader; corruption ignoredWashington PostBUCHAREST, Romania — Romanians go to the polls Sunday to elect a new leader as President Traian Basescu steps down after 10 years. Prime Minister Victor Ponta is favored to win over challengers who include a city mayor and a glamorous lawyer.