Al-Shabab Attacks Continue In Kenyan Cities

The leader of al-Shabab said the attacks will continue until Kenyan troops are withdrawn from Somalia.

NAIROBI, Kenya — The Islamic extremist group that killed scores of people at a Nairobi mall attacked two Kenyan towns near the Somali border, killing three people. The leader of the Somali group affiliated with al-Qaida said the attacks will continue until Kenyan troops are withdrawn from Somalia. The leader of al-Shabab said in a message that

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Grassroots Peacebuilding: Palestinian, Israeli Youth Turn To Sports

After months of building ramps and a halfpipe, the skate park finally opened in Gaza in April.

Since the 1993 Oslo Peace Accords, Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations have remained at a standstill. Illegal settlements are popping up throughout the West Bank and the 1.7 million living in Gaza remain under strict military blockade. Peacebuilding and dialogue has necessarily shifted to the grassroots level, where Palestinians and Israelis

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Caribbean Talks Conservation On Branson’s Island

To safeguard the Caribbean’s future, Branson says politics and business-as-usual will have to change.

In a bid to safeguard biodiversity and the Caribbean's tourism-based economy, regional political leaders and corporate executives will gather Friday on billionaire Richard Branson's private island with the aim of protecting 20 percent of the region's coastal resources by 2020. Participants are expected to announce various commitments to advance

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Human Rights Defender Disappears In Bahrain: Crackdown On Whistleblowers Continues

Human rights activists Nabeel Rajab, center in this Dec. 30, 2011, photo, has reportedly gone missing, according to the Bahrain Center for Human Rights . (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali) Where in the world is Nabeel Rajab? It’s the question Bahrainis and human rights advocates are asking after the sudden disappearance of the key opposition leader this […]

Where in the world is Nabeel Rajab? It’s the question Bahrainis and human rights advocates are asking after the sudden disappearance of the key opposition leader this week. Rajab, the president of the Bahrain Center for Human Rights, has been in prison since August 2012 for his role in organizing the mass democracy protests in 2011 that drew more

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Museum To Honor Henry Kissinger, But Is He Worthy Of Praise?

The former secretary of state’s commitment to realism in foreign policy ensures debate over his legacy will remain bitterly divided.

In recent American history, a litany of different personalities have occupied the executive office at the Harry S Truman building at Foggy Bottom. War hawks, accommodationists, international diplomats and isolationists have entered and left the position of secretary of state -- each making their distinct mark in the foreign visage of the United

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Addressing Media Bias, Activists Petition NYT To Revise Coverage Of Chavez

Honduras then-elected President Manuel Zelaya, left, receives the presidential sash from Congress President Roberto Micheletti during the inauguration ceremony in January, 2006. The latter would go on to depose the former in a military coup in 2009 — so how come he gets referred to as an «interim president» whereas the democratically elected socialist leaders […]

In the USA, the former Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez continues to be labeled a “dictator,” a “despot” and a “tyrant” who oppressed his country during his 14 years in office. The image is inconsistent with the reports of elections monitors who have declared Venezuelan elections to be among the most free and democratic anywhere in the world. In

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