Monday, November 29, 2021
By Sudarsan Raghavan  Former Chadian dictator Hissene Habre gesturing as he leaves a Dakar courthouse after a hearing on June 3. An official truth commission report in 1992 accused his regime of committing some 40,000 political murders — although only...
Juliáo Chiburre, chief secretary of Magude town council, wears a neat stripy shirt, a khaki jacket, and a mournful air: the 36-year-old Mozambican bureaucrat is at his wit's end. Surrounded by files, he goes over the dilemmas familiar to...
By David Smith in Asmara The calm flow of Martyrs Avenue in Asmara, the capital of Eritrea, is disturbed on a Saturday afternoon by a giant collective roar emanating from behind the marble facade of an old cinema. Manchester United...
World Travel Market claims $6.5bn in sales as 2014 event opens. The World Travel Market Portfolio facilitates more than $6.5 billion in travel and tourism industry deals, according to organisers Reed Travel Exhibitions. The WTM Portfolio consists of the four leading...
By Staff Reporter A rift in the ruling party may be the least of Tunisia’s problems  Tunisia confronts corruption, the economy and Islamic State THERE is only one happy story to emerge from the tumult of the Arab spring of...
By Melanie Hall Germans gathered by the hundred at train stations on Sunday to welcome refugees arriving in their cities as if they were long-lost friends or returning war heroes. An estimated 10,000 refugees were expected to arrive in Germany by...
Megan Nobert’s traumatic experience has drawn attention to sexual violence in the aid community. The passage of time is strange. Without recognition of the days and weeks slipping past, suddenly one finds oneself on the other side of a dark...

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