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Latest Angola Items
A magnitude-7.7 earthquake struck off the west coast of Canada, but no major damage was reported.
Barack Obama doesn't like the word "terror" and its derivatives. Hence we discuss "overseas contingency operations" instead of the "war on terror," and we are reluctant to call the attack on the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, Libya, what it was: a terrorist act.
LUANDA, Angola | President Jose Eduardo dos Santos' ruling party has won 73 percent of the national vote, assuring his government, in power for 32 years, a further five years in office.
Everywhere I have gone this year, I have encountered China Inc.'s voracious appetite for land and resources. I arrived in Australia in February to find the newspapers denouncing the sale of prime agricultural properties, such as the famous Bobbara Station in New South Wales, to Chinese-government- controlled entities. (For an American equivalent, imagine the Chinese taking over the King Ranch in Texas.)
The U.S. women's volleyball team defeated Brazil 3-1 on Monday at the Olympics in an early-round rematch of the Beijing Games final won by the Brazilians.
Chimpanzees at a sanctuary for the animals in eastern South Africa pulled an American researcher who was leading a tour into their enclosure, bit him severely and dragged him nearly half a mile.
When the new Chinese-funded African Union headquarters was unveiled last month in Addis Ababa, Equatorial Guinea's president, Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, hailed the $200 million spectacle of marble and glass as "a reflection of the new Africa." Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi called it a symbol "of the African renaissance."
Martha Mahlangu can't bear to visit the prison where her son, an anti-apartheid guerrilla, was hanged.
Sani Boubakar, 28, lost his right leg 10 years ago in an auto accident in his hometown of Doutchi, Niger.