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Latest Liberia Items
At least two people were killed Monday at the headquarters of Liberia's main opposition party when police used live ammunition to disperse demonstrators on the eve of a runoff presidential election.
Moammar Gadhafi's Libyan regime poured tens of billions of dollars into some of Africa's poorest countries. Even when he came to visit, the eccentric Libyan leader won admiration for handing out money to beggars on the streets.
Liberia's president on Sunday said she's optimistic about a runoff after results of Tuesday's election showed she failed to gain the majority needed to win outright.
Fearing renewed warfare, hundreds of Somalis are loading up small children and household goods on donkey-powered carts in northern Mogadishu, where Islamist militants are taking up positions.
Even as she basks in praise from abroad after sharing the Nobel Peace Prize, President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf is facing an election at home that she may lose.
Fresh from being named a joint winner of the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize, Liberian President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf dismissed critics who have called the prize undeserved and said she is ready to take on all challengers in Tuesday's election.
Moscow is preparing a list of U.S. officials it will ban from Russia in retaliation for a White House policy to keep Russian human rights abusers out of the U.S.
Paying less for gasoline these days? If only. Most Americans are paying more. Why? After all, when President Obama ordered the release of 30 million barrels of oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) on June 24, White House spokesman Jay Carney pointed out that demand usually rises in the summer. The hope, clearly, was that releasing the extra oil would cause prices to drop or at least level off.
More and better trained midwives could help save millions of lives in many countries with high death rates among newborns and women giving birth, the United Nations said Monday.