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Latest Liberia Items
Today is historic. For the first time in history, an international court will issue a verdict in the war crimes trial of a head of state.
As judgment day nears in the trial of former Liberian President Charles Taylor for war crimes in neighboring Sierra Leone, many Liberians are wondering whether he will ever face justice for brutality in his own country.
The main opposition parties in Mali said they will not take part in a national convention being organized by the military officers who seized control of the country in last month's coup.
Are Congress and the Constitution irrelevant today? Last week, during a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta stated repeatedly that the administration felt it was legally justified to use military force against Syria only with "international permission" from the United Nations, NATO or some other international body ("Panetta: U.S. pledges $10 million in aid to Syrians," Web, March 7).
Meryl Streep is fresh off her Oscar win for playing Margaret Thatcher. But she had an entire theater at Lincoln Center wondering if an even better role for her would be a political icon closer to home: Hillary Rodham Clinton.
The U.S. ambassador to Liberia said she was surprised to learn that gay rights are an issue in the West African nation, where homosexuality is illegal and lawmakers are considering tougher penalties for same-sex relationships.
Liberia's Senate will consider a bill Thursday to strengthen the nation's existing anti-gay laws, a senator said, as another West African nation, Cameroon, announced the arrest of 10 women suspected of being lesbians.
''Greeneland" describes both the seedy locales where Graham Greene set many of his novels and the state of mind of many of his heroes: doubting, undeceived,living in foreign places in an eternal maybe.
Liberia's president was sworn this week for a second term in a ceremony attended by her bitter rival, whose refusal to recognize her victory had threatened to undermine this country's fragile peace.