In South Sudan, strife looms in few peaceful places left With peace talks in Ethiopia postponed indefinitely amid new rebel demands over who should participate, rebel and government forces engaged this week near Bentiu, the capital of Unity State, despite two cease-fires. Meanwhile, a debate in the national capital of Juba over federal vs. state powers in South Sudan reached such a boiling point that the International Crisis Group, a well-known ... 07/17/2014 - 10:55 am | View Link
From Sudan to South Sudan, crusading editor refuses to stay quiet It’s editor Alfred Taban defied an order not to report on local government demands to be given more authority. Having endured years of harsh censorship in Khartoum under successive dictators, Taban, from the south, hoped that independence for South Sudan would bring change. "They are doing the same things they were doing in Khartoum," he says of South Sudan's current rulers, whose disagreements ... 07/12/2014 - 8:00 am | 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
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 ... 07/17/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
The War on African Terror, as declared by the Washington Post In case you’d missed this development, the Washington Post helpfully announced it on their front page, and it’s not good news.By SIMON ALLISON Don’t worry, Africa. America’s got you covered, as Thursday’s edition of the Washington Post explains. 06/14/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
The war of the Sudans: All not so quiet on the Southern front From the grass stalls of Bentiu, where a burnt market and upended billboard bear scars of air strikes, South Sudan’s road north to Sudan buzzes with the locomotion of war. To the left and right, oil fields lie pocketed with shrapnel-filled craters. 04/29/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
The War of the Sudans: All Not So Quiet on the Southern Front From the grass stalls of Bentiu, where a burnt market and upended billboard bear scars of air strikes, South Sudan's road north to Sudan buzzes with the locomotion of war. To the left and right, oil fields lie pocketed with shrapnel-filled craters. 04/27/2012 - 10:27 am | View Link
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Some Oklahoma lawmakers say they'll conduct a legislative study this year on concealed carry of firearms on college campuses.
The Oklahoman reports (http://bit.ly/1tWd4nT ) several Republican state legislators say they want college students and faculty to be able to carry guns on campuses.
Flight NZ9 was due to depart late Saturday from Honolulu for Auckland, but airline officials told the 227 passengers the plane was unable to leave because of problems related to an engine sensor.
"Due to the lengthy nature of this disruption, the difficulty we've experienced in adequately communicating with customers and the fact we have repeatedly let them down, we have made the decision that in addition to our unreserved apology we will also be compensating each customer," Carrie Hurihanganui, the airline's general manager of customer experience, said in a statement.
Not helping the airline's public image is the fact that Tim Murphy, the editor-in-chief of the country's largest newspaper, The New Zealand Herald, is one of the stranded passengers and has been posting on Twitter about his experiences.
The New York-based company said net income declined to $9.2 million, or 6 cents per share, from $20.1 million, or 13 cents per share, in the same quarter a year earlier.
The newspaper publisher said revenue decreased less than 1 percent to $388.7 million from $391 million in the same quarter a year earlier, and topped Wall Street forecasts.
ShantiNiketan — Hindi for "House of Peace" — is one of a number of growing niche retirement communities aimed at people of specific ethnic backgrounds, hobbies or college allegiances.
Niche retirement communities are growing particularly popular as the 76 million baby boomers — a generation accustomed to molding traditional institutions in their image — are reaching retirement age.
The mass-market retirement communities like Florida's The Villages, Arizona's Sun City and California's Leisure World — popular with previous generations — will be competing with smaller, targeted developments, said Dan Owens, director of the National Active Retirement Association.
ShantiNiketan's opening was timed for the retirement of a major wave of Indian immigrants who came to the United States in the 1960s and 1970s, said Jeffrey Ignatius, president of the company that built the community about 35 miles from Walt Disney World.
A clubhouse in the center of the condos holds a dining room, kitchen, a worship room with an enormous shrine holding icons of Hindu gods Shiva and Ganesh and an exercise room.
An assisted living facility also will be built, and a similar community is being planned in New Jersey, which has the largest concentration of Indians in the United States.
Geeta Chandran has jumped into planning the holiday festivities and the karaoke nights, but she misses having U.
Some residents remained out of their damaged homes while others continued cleaning up Tuesday after a rare tornado that struck just north of Boston.
A shelter was opened for displaced residents, but Rizzo said it appeared that all residents who were unable to return to their homes found friends or relatives to stay with.
By the time a tornado warning popped up on his cellphone, he said, he was already running to the basement with his niece and nephew as windows shattered and the wooden house swayed from side to side.