The world is global, even in its protests. That is what the demonstrations following publication of the satirical vignettes on prophet Mohammed that triggered so much anger throughout Islamic communities the world over have shown. African giant Nigeria was not left immune either. Over the weekend the northern part of the country flared up again, with clashes between Muslim and Christian communities resulting in more than 50 victims. And they have also shown that behind the mask of religious conflict lies a more profound malaise.
War, Terrorism: depending on where you find yourself, these words may have opposite meaning
Terrible conditions for prisoners in the Quito jail, where corruption reigns.
The region of Nagorno - Karabakh risks a new war. The failure of the Rambouillet negotiations.
City’s ethnic and religious groups are warning of creeping sectarianism
Berlusconi defends Putin’s war in Chechnya. Unfortunately our premier is not Putin’s only ‘defense attorney’: until now, none of the heads of state in European governments, and western governments in general, have ever had the courage to denounce the Chechen horror and the responsibilities of the Russian president