Articles by Daniel Tovrov
- Egypt's Military Creates Secretive National Defense Council
June 18 2012 4:34 PM
Although it is not entirely clear what the council will do, it does not have a precedent in recent Egyptian political history.
- Luka Magnotta Extradited Back To Canada
June 18 2012 3:19 PM
Luka Rocco Magnotta was flown back to his native Canada on Monday where he will face trial for the first degree murder of student Jun Lin
- Boko Haram Says Nigeria Church Bombings Retribution For Christian 'Atrocities'
June 18 2012 2:58 PM
Nigerian rebel group Boko Haram has claimed responsibility for the three suicide attacks on churches in Kaduna state on Sunday, saying that the bombings were retribution for past Christian atrocities against Muslims.
- Local Rwanda Genocide Courts Closed After 10 Years
June 18 2012 2:12 PM
Rwanda officially ended the Gacaca community court system for prosecuting suspects from the 1994 genocide.
- China Praises Phillipines For Pulling Out Of South China Sea
June 18 2012 12:20 PM
China also towed some of its fishing vessels out of the area as the storm approached but reportedly left surveillance vessels behind.
- Nigeria: Third Consecutive Chuch Bomb Sparks Religious Riots
June 18 2012 11:32 AM
After the Church bombings, two of which occurred in the city of Zaria and one in Kaduna City, a mob of Christians in Kaduna state retaliated by killing more than 50 people.
- Iran Nuclear Talks Resume In Moscow
June 18 2012 10:41 AM
Iran has been suspected of developing nuclear weapons, and the world powers in the Russian capital will spend two days trying to get Tehran to stop the enrichment and storage of uranium to 20 percent and open a secret military facility to United Nations inspectors.
- Muslim Brotherhood Wins Egypt Election, But Does It Matter?
June 18 2012 9:51 AM
A deft political move by the ruling Supreme Council of the Armed Forces, or SCAF, led by Field Marshal Hussein Tantawi, has all but annulled the significance of the presidential elections.
- Syrian Christian Support For Assad Regime May Turn Out To Be A Losing Strategy
June 16 2012 2:53 PM
Caught in the middle of a bloody 15-month-long uprising are Syria's 2 million Christians, who are wary of leaving behind a repressive and totalitarian regime.
- Italy Puts State Assets On The Auction Block
June 15 2012 4:15 PM
Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti has made growth and cutting the size and weight of the state his top priority.
- 'Let Us Drive' Demands Saudi Women's Rights Activist
June 15 2012 2:54 PM
Saudi activist Manal al-Sharif wrote an open letter to King Abdullah bin Abdul Aziz imploring him to soften the nationwide ban on women drivers.
- Fatou Bensouda Becomes First African ICC Chief
June 15 2012 2:22 PM
Fatou Bensouda was sworn in as the chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Court on Friday, making her not only the first African, but also the first woman, to lead the United Nations-backed tribunal.