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Mon Apr 14, 2014
First UK retrospective of visionary French artist Chris Marker opens at the Whitechapel Gallery
The Whitechapel Gallery presents the first UK retrospective of visionary French filmmaker, photographer, writer and multimedia artist Chris Marker .
Guinea-Bissau counts ballots
Vote-counting began in Guinea-Bissau after a heavy turnout in Sunday's legislative and presidential elections meant to bring stability to the West African state after years of coups and political infighting.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
April 13, 2014
Adam Scott lost his touch on the treacherous greens at Augusta National. Scott came up short with his long putter on Saturday, three-putting twice in the... ABC NewsThe people of Guinea-Bissau are heading to the polls on Sunday and the question on everyone's mind is whether this tiny West African nation, known as a transit... UPI.comCast member ... (more)
Guinea-Bissau vote aims to bring stability
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Guinea-Bissau votes for new president
West African country goes to the polls for the first time since the 2012 military coup to elect a new president.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Stamp of love for Tagore
A scene from the play Aaj Basanta staged at the Academy of Fine Arts on April 8. Designed and directed by Rajat Gangopadhyay, the play is set in the Sixties post the India-China war.
Japan minister visits controversial war...
A Japanese cabinet minister visited a controversial war shrine in Tokyo on Saturday, in a move likely to cause anger in China and South Korea, which see it as a symbol of Japan's past militarism.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Guinea Bissau: Nation Heads to Polls Sunday
In no other African state has an election been postponed so often as in Guinea-Bissau.
Guinea Bissau: A History of Endemic Instability
Since independence 40 years ago, no Guinea Bissau leader has ever completed his term.
Back to the ballot-box - Guinea-Bissau seeks stability
BISSAU, 11 April 2014 - Guinea-Bissau observers doubt that the long-delayed post-coup presidential election set for 13 April will be sufficient to jolt the country back to stability.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Providing West African communities with sound information crucial to curbing spread of Ebola a " UN
Experts from the European Union Mobile Laboratory ready to support Ebola samples testings in Gueckedou, Guinea.
Prez Mahama in Guinea-Bissau for a one-day visit
President John Dramani Mahama is paying a one-day official visit to Guinea-Bissau on Thursday ahead of the country's elections this weekend.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Will elections bring stability to Guinea-Bissau?
Voters in the West African nation of Guinea-Bissau are to go to the polls on 13 April in what is being seen as a milestone in a country that has suffered five coups in the last three decades.
Out of the Frying Pan, and into the Cube
Places to See Before You Die, Or Not
Awhile ago, I floated the question on Twitter about what it takes to say you've "been" to a place.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Voter anger, parties' disarray could bring change in Bissau
Long-delayed presidential and parliamentary elections to complete a transition back to democracy are due on April 13 - the fruit of months of pressure from the United Nations and West Africa regional bloc ECOWAS, which has been bankrolling the interim government.
Sun Apr 06, 2014
The European Union, Africa, and the Jews
"Sepulcher city"; so Joseph Conrad's narrator, Marlowe, labels Brussels in The Heart of Darkness.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Security Council urges holding of peaceful, credible polls in Guinea-Bissau
Voting in first round presidential polls in Guinea-Bissau. A military coup scuppered the run-off in April 2012.
The Modesto Bee
Mali reports 3 suspected cases of Ebola fever
In this photo taken on Saturday, March 29, 2014, medical personnel at the emergency entrance of a hospital receive suspected Ebola virus patients in Conakry, Guinea.
Guinea-Bissau's Yala dies in hospital
Former Guinea Bissau president Kumba Yala, who ruled the West African nation from 2000 to 2003, has died at the age of 61, a statement from the country's military hospital said on Friday.