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French troops backing a Mali government campaign to retake the northern half of the country from Islamic militants have been cheered as liberators since their convoys rolled into historic Timbuktu this week and hundreds of paratroopers dropped from the...
Tags: Libya, Muammar Gaddafi, Islam, Mali, Africa
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama begins his second term straining to maintain a good relationship with Egypt, an important U.S. ally whose president is a conservative Islamist walking a fine line between acting as a moderate peace broker and...
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...
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: Libya, Rebellions, Coup d'Etat, Muammar Gaddafi, Mali
ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — Algerian forces raided a remote Sahara gas plant on Thursday in an attempt to free dozens of foreign hostages held by militants with ties to Mali's rebel Islamists, diplomats said. Islamic militants claimed that 35 hostages...
Tags: Libya, BBC, Barack Obama, BP Plc, Mali
AIN AMENAS, Algeria (AP) — Algerian special forces stormed a natural gas complex in the middle of the Sahara desert on Saturday in a "final assault" that ended a four-day-old hostage crisis, according to the state news agency and two foreign...
Tags: Criminals, BP Plc, Politics, Computer Crime, Mali
The son of the late strongman Moammar Kadafi appeared in a Libyan court Thursday for the first time, facing charges tied to the controversial detention of his attorney last year. Seif Islam Kadafi has been accused of crimes against humanity by the...
MOPTI, Mali (AP) — Deep inside caves, in remote desert bases, in the escarpments and cliff faces of northern Mali, Islamic fighters are burrowing into the earth, erecting a formidable set of defenses to protect what has essentially become al-Qaida's...
BEIRUT — More than half a million Syrian refugees are seeking international aid, and the numbers are climbing by more than 3,000 a day as violence continues to rage in Syria, the United Nations refugee agency said Tuesday. The onset of winter-like...
Tags: Refugee, United Nations, Politics
As the financial crisis has dragged on in Greece, bloody attacks unsettle Iraq and protests simmer after the revolution in Egypt, those and other troubled countries have lagged in corruption rankings, according to a global study released Wednesday....
Tags: West Bank, Iraq, Financial Markets, European Union, Egypt
There are mistakes in life that we are destined to repeat. My repetitive mistake is purchasing light-colored carpet. I don't know why I do it. I just love light-colored carpet. It started as light-colored berber in Sault Ste. Marie. Next it was off-...
Tribune NewspapersThe pouting models who stalk the runways wore it first, of course: Earthy but intense color on lids and cheeks, balanced by nude lips in a beauty look that designers are calling safari-chic. This season, it's everywhere. Witness the leopard-hued Dior...
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