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Mali: China Commits 500 Soldiers to U.N. Mission
The offer is in keeping with Chinese activity in Africa, where Beijing is interested in mineral resources.
May 24, 2013 | 10:29 GMT
Lebanon: Hezbollah's Next Battle After Al-Qusayr
A battle over supply lines in Syria could see sectarian violence spill into Lebanon.
May 24, 2013 | 05:01 GMT
Global Food Supplies: Slow Increases vs. a Single Breakthrough
Gradual increases in crop yields will likely meet growing food demand.
May 23, 2013 | 09:00 GMT
In Sweden, Riots Show Societal Tensions
The riots are symptomatic of increased immigration and rising youth unemployment.
May 22, 2013 | 11:19 GMT
The Significance of the Tajik-Afghan Border
Russia wants to boost security to stem the flow of militants and drugs into Central Asia.
May 22, 2013 | 09:00 GMT
Mining in Mexico Faces Reforms
A mining sector reform could raise revenue for the state and help poor regions, but timing is key.
May 22, 2013 | 07:00 GMT
Georgia: The West Reacts to a New Political Orientation
Tbilisi finds itself balancing its growing relationship with Russia and its extant relationship with NATO.
May 21, 2013 | 11:00 GMT
Egypt Tackles Increased Sinai Militancy
Increased militant activity on the peninsula threatens Cairo's credibility, Hamas' rule in Gaza and Israel's southern border.
May 21, 2013 | 07:01 GMT
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