Articles by Jacey Fortin
- Kenya May Elect A Man Indicted For Fomenting Violence
March 05 2013 11:54 PM
Provisional Kenyan presidential election results show front-runner Uhuru Kenyatta may win despite being indicted for crimes against humanity.
- Top Al Qaeda Leaders In Africa Could Be Dead, But Does It Matter?
March 05 2013 5:58 AM
Chadian officials say Mokhtar Belmokhtar and Abdelhamid Abou Zeid are dead. But even if it's true, regional turmoil is far from over.
- Kenyatta Leads In Early Kenya Election Returns
March 04 2013 7:49 PM
Final results of the presidential election in Kenya are yet to be released, but a provisional tally shows Uhuru Kenyatta in the lead.
- As Kenya Votes, Lines Are Long But Violence Is Low
March 04 2013 2:23 PM
Kenyan voters now await the election results of a close contest between Raila Odinga and Uhuru Kenyatta, with violence under control.
- Gerard Depardieu Abhors Taxes, Adores Autocrats
March 01 2013 6:54 AM
France's top actor hates Hollande but has no problem with Russia's Putin, Chechnya's Kadyrov, and the daughter of Uzbekistan's Karimov.
- Hezbollah's Nasrallah Tackles The Lebanese Rumor Mill
February 28 2013 5:55 AM
Rumors are flying in the country and the Hezbollah leader is having none of it.
- Divided, We Fight: A Primer On Syrian Opposition Groups
February 27 2013 9:55 AM
Political freedom and human rights are still at the root of the rebellion, but things have changed since the uprising began.
- A New Congo Peace Plan: Vague, But Not Hopeless
February 26 2013 5:54 AM
African leaders have agreed on new framework for peace in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Details are lacking, but potential is great.
- Cuba's Raul Castro Says He Will Retire In 2018
February 24 2013 7:02 PM
The Cuban president announced he will not seek re-election in 2018, as he named Miguel Diaz-Canel his top deputy Sunday.
- Mali Faces Big Challenges As French Troops Are Drawn Down
February 24 2013 6:05 PM
A French military intervention in Mali has reached its final stages, but the crisis is far from over.
- Gridlock City - US Heads For Sequester, With Solution Still Far Off
February 24 2013 3:03 PM
With the dreaded budget cuts of sequestration about to kick in, U.S. lawmakers aren't so sure they'll reach a deal in time.
- Hagel Confirmation Expected This Week
February 24 2013 12:19 PM
The vote to confirm Chuck Hagel as secretary of defense has been delayed by Senate Republicans, but it is likely to be held at last this week.