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Ghana: Keeping one of Africa's stars of democracy shining - CNN.com

<i>Editor's note: CNN's On the Road series brings you a greater insight into the history, customs and culture of Ghana. CNN explores the places, the people and the passions unique to this African nation.</i><p><b>(CNN)</b> -- Accra, March 6 1957. Tens of thousands of rejoicing people flood the streets of the city …

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe Backs Uganda's Anti-Gay Law

Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe will boycott next week's mammoth EU-Africa summit after his wife was not invited, a foreign ministry official said Friday.<p>"We are no longer going to the EU-Africa. We disagreed on the composition of our delegation," said a source at the ministry, who asked not to …

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Here’s why Russia won’t let go of Crimea

Let's be clear — we don't know what Moscow is thinking for Ukraine.<p>On the one hand, Russia's leaders might see the Ukrainian Revolution as an existential threat. It's a revolution against tyranny and corruption, and the Kremlin does not want to see that spreading. And if that's the case, the worst …

Russia says Yanukovich asked for intervention

Vitaly Churkin, Russia's envoy to the UN, has told an emergency meeting of the Security Council that Viktor Yanukovich, Ukraine's ousted president, requested Russia's armed forces to enter Ukraine and establish law and order.<p>Reading a statement on Monday he said was from the fugitive president, …