BRUSSELS, May 25 - Belgium's foreign minister on Sunday refused to withdraw remarks that caused Democratic Republic of Congo to recall its ambassador to the country's former colonial master. Foreign Minister Karel de Gucht told RTBF television he was
KAMPALA, May 22 - Rising food prices are threatening emergency food relief efforts in Uganda's drought-stricken north, State Minister for Relief and Disaster Preparedness Musa Ecweru said Wednesday."The population has no purchasing power, they rely
LONDON, May 22 - A senior Somali Islamist opposition leader vowed in an interview published Thursday to force Ethiopian troops from his country and warned that UN-sponsored peace talks would fail."We are going to liberate Somalia from Ethiopia,"
JOHANNESBURG May 22 - Zimbabwe opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai said Thursday he would return home this weekend after nearly a month and a half out of the country despite fears of an assassination plot.Speaking during a visit to a violence-hit township
JOHANNESBURG, May 21 - A wave of violence against foreigners in South Africa has forced 13,000 people to flee their homes, the UN said Tuesday, as President Thabo Mbeki pleaded for an end to a "shameful" show of xenophobia.As calls grew for
DES MOINES, Iowa, May 21 - Barack Obama claimed a new milestone in his White House quest and declared the Democratic nomination nearly within his grasp after splitting his latest primary battles with Hillary Clinton. Thumped Tuesday by Clinton in the
HARARE, May 20 - Zimbabwe's ruling party on Tuesday dismissed as fantasy opposition claims that President Robert Mugabe's military intelligence was plotting to assassinate its leadership ahead of a run-off election. As Mugabe's government was urged to
West Virginia, May 14 - Hillary Clinton celebrated her rout of Barack Obama in West Virginia on Tuesday but it was a bittersweet victory colored by her Democratic rival's daunting lead in the nomination race.While the New York senator renewed her vow
JERUSALEM, May 14 - Visiting US President George W. Bush on Wednesday hailed Israel as a democracy battling "the forces of terror" just minutes before a rocket slammed into a shopping mall in the south of the country. "It is also an interesting
DHAKA, May 13 - Rescuers recovered 28 bodies Tuesday after a ferry sank during a storm in northeastern Bangladesh, taking the confirmed death toll to 32, a police official said."Divers began work at first light this morning and found 28 bodies.