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Mozambique plans for vote despite boycott threat

08/20/2013 5:39am
The Mozambican government has said it plans to stick to a schedule for elections later this year and in 2014 even though the main opposition party warns it will boycott the process.

Year after leader dies, Ethiopia is little changed

08/20/2013 10:33am
Residents in Ethiopia's capital awoke to the sound of a 21-gun salute Tuesday to mark the first year anniversary of the death of long-time ruler Meles Zenawi.

'Free at last,' Mandela said, quoting King

08/20/2013 12:40pm
The speaker, one of the world's most recognizable black leaders, was addressing a joint session of the U.S. Congress when he quoted America's top civil rights leader. "Free at last, free at last, thank God Almighty we are free at last," Nelson Mandela said to a standing ovation, quoting words delivered in a speech whose 50th anniversary comes next week.