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The career ambassador whom Moammar Gadhafi appointed to replace diplomatic defectors at the United Nations is well-known in Washington, where he wooed oil executives and foreign policy analysts after the Libyan dictator ditched his weapons of mass destruction.
President Robert Mugabe threatened on Wednesday to take over foreign firms and boycott foreign products to retaliate against Western sanctions placed on him and his ZANU-PF party.
Rebel forces fended off Moammar Gadhafi's troops in the western part of Libya on Tuesday, and thousands of people fleeing the violence massed at the North African nation's borders prompting warnings from international aid groups of a humanitarian crisis.
Militias loyal to Moammar Gadhafi opened fire Friday on protesters streaming out of mosques and marching across the Libyan capital to demand the regime's ouster, witnesses said, reporting multiple deaths. In rebellious cities in the east, tens of thousands held rallies in support of the first Tripoli protests in days.
The day after the U.S. midterm elections, President Obama acknowledged "a shellacking" and promised a domestic midcourse correction.
As a candidate for the U.S. presidency, Barack Obama touted himself to foreign audiences as a "citizen of the world." As president, Mr. Obama is determined to make sure we are such citizens, too.
As Israeli and Palestinian negotiators prepare for the first direct negotiations since 2008, the Jewish state is braced for one of the most difficult diplomatic months in its history.
A new State Department report on America's human rights record praises many of President Obama's domestic reforms in making the case to the world body for U.S. progress on human rights.
Intolerant governments across the globe are "slowly crushing" activist and advocacy groups that play an essential role in the development of democracy, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton said Saturday.