Articles by Jacey Fortin
- Another Benghazi Attack, This Time Targeting Libyan Security Official
November 21 2012 2:35 PM
Gunmen in Benghazi assassinated Libyan Security Director Faraj al-Dursi on Tuesday.
- In Poland, A New Breivik-Style Bomb Plot Hints At Growing Extremism In Europe
November 21 2012 7:04 AM
A Polish far-right extremist plotted to blow up the Warsaw parliament building but was foiled by officials this month.
- Gaza Truce Announced In Cairo, Then Denied: Is Egypt Jumping The Gun?
November 20 2012 3:10 PM
Keen to broker a truce between Hamas and Israel, Egypt is making some bold proclamations on the prospect of peace.
- Syria’s New National Coalition Gains Friends In UK, Makes Enemies In Aleppo
November 20 2012 11:49 AM
The new Syrian opposition coalition secured formal British recognition this week, but was rejected by a group of Syrian rebel militias on the ground in Aleppo.
- In Kenya, Rioters Target Their Somali Neighbors Following Terrorist Attacks
November 20 2012 8:02 AM
Kenyans are increasingly turning against their Somali compatriots as terrorism drives a wedge between communities.
- France's UMP Party Leans Right, Elects Jean-François Copé As New Leader
November 19 2012 7:49 PM
In France, election results show Jean-François Copé has defeated François Fillon to lead the Union for a Popular Movement, or UMP.
- DR Congo: M23 Advances On Pivotal City Of Goma
November 19 2012 2:13 PM
The rebel group M23 launched an offensive against Goma, where DR Congo troops and U.N. peacekeepers are mounting a resistance.
- Deadly Ebola, Africa's Recurring Menace, Hits Uganda Again
November 16 2012 8:03 AM
A sudden outbreak of the Ebola virus in Uganda this week has sounded alarm bells in Central Africa.
- European Union May Send Troops To Mali
November 15 2012 10:23 PM
The European Union may send troops to Mali to train solders ahead of an African-led military offensive against insurgents.
- Cambodians Arrested For Sending SOS To Obama
November 15 2012 2:58 PM
Eight Cambodians were arrested for sending an SOS to Obama ahead of the Asean summit. Will the United States respond to their plea?
- Cossacks In Moscow? Legendary Warriors To Crack Down On Street Vendors, Bad Parking
November 15 2012 8:26 AM
Russian Cossacks will don throwback uniforms and take to the streets in Moscow to enforce security alongside police.
- The United Arab Emirates Clamps Down On the Internet Freedom… Before It’s A Problem
November 14 2012 3:48 PM
A new decree in the United Arab Emirates will enforce stricter internet censorship to head off dissent.
- Red Crescent Reveals True Extent Of Internal Displacement, A New Statistic For Syria
November 14 2012 1:21 PM
The Syrian Arab Red Crescent has revealed a startling new statistic in the number of displaced persons in war-torn Syria.
- A Lonely France Recognizes Syrian Opposition Coalition
November 14 2012 11:51 AM
France is the only Western country to formally recognize Syria's new opposition coalition -- so far.
- Tens of Thousands Support Peace Prize For Malala, But Not All Agree
November 14 2012 11:15 AM
Thousands are recommending Pakistan's Malala Yousafzai for next year's Nobel Peace Prize, but not everyone will sign the petition.
- Racism On The Rise In Greece As Economy Fails
November 14 2012 11:10 AM
Though racially motivated attacks in Greece aren't always recorded, it is clear that anti-foreigner violence is on the rise.
- In Nairobi, A Brand New Commuter Train To Beat Kenya’s Worst Traffic Jams
November 13 2012 2:56 PM
A sparkling new commuter train kicks off Kenya's ambitious infrastructure project, easing Nairobi's terrible traffic.
- Gadhafi's Children Flee Their Gilded Cage As Algeria Bonds With Libya
November 13 2012 10:48 AM
Three children of late Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi have reportedly fled their safe haven in Algeria.
- Police Corruption, Tribal Rivalries Under Scrutiny After Kenya’s Weekend Massacre
November 12 2012 7:20 PM
Dozens of Kenyan police officers were killed this weekend while pursuing perpetrators of crime related to tribal rivalry.
- Sold! Or Not... US Watching Closely As Iraq Dithers On Russian Weapons Trade
November 12 2012 2:55 PM
Iraq has scrapped old plans for a Russian weapons deal, but says negotiations will go on.