It's the same old story, the Central African Republic is one of the richest countries in Africa and one of the poorest in the world. Vast wealth is extracted but not enough comes in to maintain stability and growth.
Honduras chooses a president on November 24, and Xiomara Castro, candidate of the new Liberty and Refoundation Party (Libre) is running. Three U.S. congresspersons have some election advice for Secretary of State John Kerry.
The Philippine Embassy in Damascus is urging Filipinos working in Syria to either return home or seek refuge in neighboring countries due to increasing danger and possible U.S. intervention.
In a runoff presidential election on August 12, former Prime Minister Ibrahim Boubacar Keita easily beat engineer Soumaila Cisse.
July 6 interview with Salah Adli, the General Secretary of the Egyptian Communist Party.
The Obama administration's announcement last week that it would start direct military aid to Syrian rebels is a dangerous step in the wrong direction.
Acting President Maduro accused a group of right wing former U.S. officials of working to destabilize Venezuela and strongly suggested that his election opponent is in contact with those circles.
On February 28, Germany's Bundestag members of most political parties voted to send German troops to Mali.
The bloodshed may be just starting.
About 3,000 French troops have now entered the war in Mali, at the request of Malian President Dioncounda Traoré.