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Articles by Jacey Fortin
- Dead Dissident Chea Vichea Rises In Cambodia
May 03 2013 8:21 PM
Cambodian union leader Chea Vichea was killed nine years ago. But, today, he's taking an unexpected new stand.
- What Would Arming Syria's Rebels Look Like?
May 03 2013 9:04 AM
If U.S. officials decided to arm the Syrian rebels, what sorts of weapons and regulations would be involved?
- New Video Shows Nelson Mandela’s Frailty, Outrages South Africans
April 30 2013 11:14 AM
Nelson Mandela looks frail in a new video posted by SABC, and some South Africans have directed their outrage at President Zuma.
- Did Nigeria Just Purchase A Shady New Israeli Intelligence Technology System?
April 29 2013 1:24 PM
The system from Israeli firm Elbit could help fight terrorism and cybercrime. Or it could spy on ordinary citizens.
- Russia Detains 140 Suspected Muslim Extremists
April 26 2013 1:51 PM
The detention of scores of suspected Muslim extremists in Russia isn't believed to be related to the recent Boston bombings.
- For Serbia And Kosovo, Progress And A Pile Of Rocks
April 26 2013 5:44 AM
A preliminary deal among Serbia, Kosovo and the EU makes headway in the dispute over Kosovo sovereignty.
- British Fears Of Romanian, Bulgarian Influx Seem Exaggerated
April 24 2013 5:43 AM
A new poll shows that Romanian and Bulgarian citizens aren't exactly banging down the doors to get into the U.K. in 2014, contrary to fears.
- Why Weekends Are A Touchy Subject In Saudi Arabia
April 23 2013 11:33 AM
Saudi Arabia may change its weekend to bring it closer to Western standards, and further from its founding principles.
- Egypt's Economy In Transition Leaves Multinationals In Limbo
April 20 2013 8:36 AM
Trade between Egypt and the West remains strong, but if the Morsi government fails to act partnerships could crumble.
- Kenyan President Begins Term With Bold Promises
April 20 2013 1:04 AM
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has laid out ambitious plans for his first term, despite being indicted for war crimes.
- Tracing The Tsarnaev Brothers: A Timeline Of Two Lives
April 19 2013 4:54 PM
Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev have roots in Chechnya, but their history has taken them all across the Caucasus region.
- Kenyan Entrepreneur Shines A Light On New York City Art Scene
April 17 2013 8:09 PM
Kenyan entrepreneur Evans Wadongo fights poverty with MwangaBora lanterns at an exhibit in the Friedman Benda gallery.
- Brazil Inks Deal With South African Defense Company
April 16 2013 7:51 PM
Brazil inked a deal with South African defense and aerospace company Paramount Group to purchase armored vehicles for Rio de Janeiro, strengthening BRICS trade.
- Global Media React To Boston Explosions
April 15 2013 6:40 PM
Media outlets around the world scrambled to gather information following the bomb explosion at the finish line of the Boston Marathon Monday.
- North Korea's Video Showing Attack On US
April 13 2013 8:31 PM
A North Korean video shows missiles landing in the U.S., although the announcer misidentifies the location of Colorado Springs.
- Palestinian PM's Resignation Threatens Peace Process
April 13 2013 7:02 PM
Palestinian Prime Minister Salaam Fayyad has resigned in what could be a major blow to peace process negotiations with Israel.
- Immigration Reform May Strike New Family/Work Balance
April 13 2013 3:00 PM
A U.S. Senate immigration reform bill is expected to be released Wednesday, but many key details have already leaked.
- Magnitsky: Russia, US Spar, But Trade Packs Punch
April 13 2013 1:38 PM
Russia released a list of alleged human rights violators after the United States passed the Magnitsky Act, but trade will keep the two together.
- The Continuing Humanitarian Crisis In Mali
April 12 2013 10:50 AM
Mali doesn't have enough donor aid to meet its needs this year. And it may be running low on foresight, too.