Jul 1st, 2012
Ethiopia conviction of journalist Eskinder Nega for covering planned protests sparks international condemnation. US Sen. Patrick Leahy suggests cutback in aid to Ethiopia. By William Davison, The Christian Science Monitor Dissident Ethiopian writer Eskinder Nega was today convicted of conspiring to c...
Feb 7th, 2012
An Egyptian military delegation abruptly cancelled its meetings with U.S. lawmakers to return to Cairo on Monday after warnings from both Congress and the White House that Egypt’s crackdown on non-governmental groups could threaten its $1.3 billion in annual U.S. military aid. A spokesman for t...