South Africa going to the dogs The latest, leaked report from the UN Monitoring Group on Somalia and Eritrea fingers a number of South African companies operating in the security sector in Somalia, which the SA government is cheerfully ignoring – despite trying to position itself at ... 12/17/2014 - 2:07 pm | View Link
Riek Machar’s war against the aspirations of a people The first narrative is that there was an attempted coup by Riek Machar to overthrow a democratically elected ... pushed to pass if you still insist that Kiir was right. Great south Sudans nationals with good values and well founded ethical perspective ... 03/26/2014 - 6:01 pm | View Link
The War of the Sudans: All Not So Quiet on the Southern Front This is the latest front in one of Africa's oldest wars, except this time the stage is much more prominent ... makes peace so elusive is that there is not just one conflict in the Sudans, but many — and they are all connected. Exhibit one: the out ... 04/27/2012 - 10:28 am | View Link
S Sudan leader says Sudan has 'declared war' Although there has yet to be a formal declaration of war by either of the Sudans, Kiir's comments ... Bentiu lies at least 60km from the frontline with Sudan's army, and large numbers of Southern troops and tanks have moved into the border zone to bolster ... 04/25/2012 - 3:11 am | View Link
S Sudan leader says Sudan has 'declared war' has said his northern neighbour Sudan has "declared war" on his country, as fighter jets from the north reportedly launched more strikes overnight in a border region. Although there has yet to be a formal declaration of war by either of the Sudans ... 04/24/2012 - 8:01 am | View Link
Thomson Reuters Foundation | News, Information and ... Home of the Thomson Reuters Foundation. News and jobs from AlertNet (Humanitarian & Climate), TrustLaw (Women & Corruption) plus TrustMedia journalism training and ... 12/21/2014 - 8:21 am | View Website
South Sudan Dr. Riek Machar and South Sudan!! Quote “Leadership is the lifting of man‘s visions to higher sights, the raising of man’s performance to higher standard ... 12/21/2014 - 1:18 am | View Website
Health Magazine Profiles Center Staffer's Efforts in War ... Fighting Parasites in Sudan Kelly Callahan had just gone to bed when she heard the buzz of a plane coming in low. It was her first night at an outpost in Africa's ... 12/20/2014 - 7:42 pm | View Website
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WAR MYTH OF RELIGION Taking two steps back we must be sagacious and interrogate these assumptions, at the root, and ask, what identifies religion as the unique, or as the most pervasive ... 12/20/2014 - 3:46 pm | View Website
1 Earthquake: A strong earthquake struck off the coast of eastern Indonesia on Sunday evening, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, and authorities said there was no threat of a tsunami.
Several independent news websites have been blocked in the former Soviet republic of Belarus, where the government exerts close control of news media.
There was no official word on who was responsible for the blockages that began Sunday, but a statement from the private news agency BelaPAN said “the decision to block IP addresses can be made only by the authorities.”
Saudi Arabia’s oil chief, Ali Naimi, on Sunday dismissed allegations that his kingdom conspired to bring down oil prices in order to harm other countries and told a summit of Arab energy leaders in Abu Dhabi that he was confident the market would stabilize.
The kingdom, which is dependent on oil revenues, is able to weather lower oil prices due to large reserves built up over the years.
The Taliban attacked a checkpoint in northern Afghanistan, killing at least seven policemen, an official said Sunday.
Entertainer Elton John and longtime partner David Furnish officially married Sunday on the ninth anniversary of the day they entered into a civil partnership.
Women's Top 25 Fared
South Carolina (12-0) beat Liberty 84-44.
Auburn, Friday, Jan. 2.
Notre Dame (11-1) beat Saint Joseph's 64-50.
Baylor (10-1) did not play.
Prairie View, Monday, Dec. 29.
No. 16 Oregon State, Sunday.
Maryland (9-2) beat Coppin State 110-51.
Oregon State (10-0) did not play.
Rutgers (9-2) did not play.
Oklahoma State (9-1) beat Southern Cal 66-62.
Northwestern State, Monday, Dec.
The Week Ahead: Walgreen, the largest U. S. drugstore chain, is going to find out if bigger means better, as it nears a shareholder vote on completing its planned merger with European counterpart Alliance Boots.
Europe File: The Bundesbank is now powerless to stop the eurozone’s debts becoming mutualized on the ECB’s balance sheet. But acquiescing might secure for Germany some degree of control over the terms of surrender, says Simon Nixon.