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Scramble To Avoid a Genocide Lies Behind Ivory Coast Drama
New York Sun  |  December 31, 2010
Excerpt: UNITED NATIONS — Behind the controversy over the clients of Washington superlawyer Lanny Davis lies a desperate effort to avoid what threatens to become Africa’s next genocide. The drama centers on the search for a face-saving exit for the president ...

5th U.S. Fleet Seeks Action Over Piracy
New York Sun  |  September 30, 2008
Excerpt: WASHINGTON — America's 5th Fleet is appealing to the world's navies and law enforcement agencies to step up their response to a spike in incidents of piracy in the Gulf of Aden and the Red Sea. The call comes as the 5th Fleet is closely monitoring a ...

ANC Split Widens as Leader of S. African Province Resigns
New York Sun  |  September 30, 2008
Excerpt: The leader of South Africa's richest province resigned yesterday, heightening speculation about a split in the ruling African National Congress. ...

Pirates Seize Ukrainian Ship Off Somalia
New York Sun  |  September 26, 2008
Excerpt: KIEV, Ukraine — The Foreign Ministry says pirates have seized a Ukrainian-operated ship off Somalia. The ministry says the Faina was sailing with 21 people on board under the Belize flag, though it is operated by Ukrainian managing company Tomax Team ...

11 S. African Ministers Quit Amid Shake-up
New York Sun  |  September 24, 2008
Excerpt: South Africa's finance minister and 10 other cabinet members stunned the ruling African National Congress by resigning yesterday after President Mbeki was forced from office. ...

ANC Endorses Moderate To Rule S.Africa
New York Sun  |  September 23, 2008
Excerpt: South Africa's ruling African National Congress moved yesterday to quell the political turmoil triggered by President Mbeki's departure by endorsing a moderate to take over as head of state. ...

Mbeki, Ousted, Addresses South Africa
New York Sun  |  September 22, 2008
Excerpt: Johannesburg — Thabo Mbeki, the South African president ousted by his own party, attempted to exit the world stage with dignity last night when he refrained from attacking his political foes in an address to the nation. Mr. Mbeki had earlier handed in ...

Zimbabwe Power-Sharing Agreement Stirs Doubt
New York Sun  |  September 18, 2008
Excerpt: Harare, Zimbabwe — Doubts began to emerge about Zimbabwe's power-sharing agreement yesterday as President Mugabe again postponed talks over dividing cabinet jobs between his allies and the Movement for Democratic Change. Mr. Mugabe chose to attend the ...

Mugabe Faces Party Backlash Over Power-Sharing Agreement
New York Sun  |  September 17, 2008
Excerpt: President Mugabe faced a backlash from his Zanu-PF party over Zimbabwe's power-sharing agreement yesterday as several of his ministers faced the prospect of imminent unemployment. ...

Scenes in Zimbabwe Change Overnight
New York Sun  |  September 16, 2008
Excerpt: HARARE, Zimbabwe — Harare witnessed unprecedented scenes after the power-sharing agreement was signed yesterday. In a country where politics were ruled by fear, it was an extraordinary moment. As a group of President Mugabe's supporters railed against ...