World News


Kenya’s sorrow: the U.S. connection

Absent from most of the mainstream American media was an examination of exactly what role the U.S. has played in Somalia over the past decade.


Kenya carnage will beef up African anti-terror efforts

Before the Westgate attack, Kenya had successfully thwarted a number of terrorist plots. The coming days and weeks are likely to see more beefed up, continent-wide efforts to counter terrorism.


Britain pays $31 million to Mau Mau victims

British Foreign Secretary William Hague stopped short of issuing an apology last week to the elderly Kenyans tortured by British colonial forces during the Mau Mau uprising


Britain to pay out to Mau Mau victims

Britain is negotiating compensation for thousands of Kenyans who were severely mistreated by their colonial rulers during the 1950s Mau Mau uprising.


World Notes: Egypt, Cuba, Kenya, Italy, Venezuela, India

A round up of international news from Egypt, Cuba, Kenya, Italy, Venezuela and India.


World Notes: Cuba, Bolivia, Australia, Kenya, UN, France

Fidel on Obama, Bolivia's economy, Australian uranium mining, Kenyan constitution, UN and climate change, France vs. Roma.


World Notes: Cuba, Romania, Bolivia, Palestine, Kenya, India

Updates on Cuba, Romania, Bolivia, Palestine, Kenya, India.


World Notes: Kenya, Thailand, Egypt, France, Colombia, Cuba

Kenya: The Dandora waste disposal site serves Nairobi's four million people.


World Notes: Australia, Kenya, Dominican Republic, France, Iraq, Jordan, Cuba

Iraq, Jordan: Water shortages weigh heavily Southern Iraq is so short of drinking water, according to Azzaman News, that the government has prevailed upon Iran to supply fresh water via tanker ships.