BINYAMIN NETANYAHU, Israel’s prime minister, is going soft. That, at any rate, is the view of Naftali Bennett, leader of the third-biggest party in the ruling coalition—and keen candidate, sooner rather than later, for the top job.
THE war in Darfur, Sudan’s ravaged western region, once stood for conflicts everywhere. George Clooney, Mia Farrow and Desmond Tutu took up the cause. Now, a decade later, it is rarely mentioned abroad.
What happens when Abdullah goes? MONEY can buy many things: luxury, influence, security—and even time. How frustrating, then, to be vastly rich but never quite to get what you want.
THE isolation and underdevelopment of Sudan were manageable when the oil business was booming in the early years of this century.
PARLIAMENTARY elections in South Africa, likely in April or May, promise to be the most competitive since 1994, when the first fully democratic poll brought the African National Congress (ANC) to power.
[allAfrica]Cape Town -Former Malawian Justice Minister Raphael Kasambara and a senior civil servant were arrested on money-laundering charges on Monday, report the country’s newspapers.
[VOA]Witnesses say dozens of people are dead after suspected Boko Haram militants attacked two villages in northeastern Nigeria.
[VOA]Muslim rebels who ousted the Central African Republic’s president last year are fleeing their main camp in the capital.
[UN News]The top United Nations human rights official today voiced grave concern about the escalating violence in Egypt, and called for a prompt investigation into recent incidents that have led to scores of deaths and injuries.
[Aswat Masriya]Deputy Prime Minister Ziad Bahaa Eldin told Aswat Masriya on Monday that he has resigned from the government.