Meles Zenawi News
Susan Rice: Why the UN Ambassador Made a Controversial Candidate
United Nations Ambassador Susan Rice removed herself from possible consideration as secretary of state after becoming yet another player in the divide between the left and right. Rice, who withdrew her name Thursday, has faced months of criticism over how she characterized the Sept. 11 attack on a
Today in Pictures: Isaac, Paralympics, RNC
A young mourner holds a candle during a candle lit vigil in Meskel Square, in Addis Ababa, Aug. 30, 2012. Tens of thousands of mourners gathered at the square to pay their respects to the former Prime Minister Meles Zenawi who died, Aug. 20, 2012....
The Global News Quiz…test your knowledge!
QUESTIONS 1) We’ve been paying lots of attention to the would-be hurricane named Isaac. What’s the name of next named storm? 2) The Special Operations’ “Seal Team Six is back in the news because of a book written by one of its veterans. Name the...
The Global Note: A Hurricane for Haiti?…From Aleppo, A Final Dispatch…Now, The Paralympics…Prince Harry's Vegas Adventure
HERE COMES ISAAC At the moment it’s a minor storm – with winds close to 45 mph – but not for long. The National Hurricane Center reports that Isaac could become a hurricane by Thursday as it approaches the Caribbean. A hurricane watch has been...
ABC News Map: Nyad Swims Short of Goal; Congressman Skinny-Dips in Galilee; Russian Woman Kills Neighbor With Bra
View ABC News on the Map on a larger map Missouri: GOP Pressures Rep. Todd Akin to Quit Senate Race Rep. Todd Akin releases an ad asking for forgiveness for his comments on rape, and will make a decision about whether to remain in the...
The Global Note: General Dempsey's Plane Hit…Dispatch From Aleppo…Meles Zenawi Dead…Nyad Ends Marathon Swim
AFGHAN WAR -DEMPSEY PLANE HIT, DAMAGED…We now know what the incoming fire was that Mike and Carlos BOETTCHER heard and reported on World News Monday: Taliban rockets – which struck and damaged the C-17 aircraft used by Joint Chiefs Chair General Martin Dempsey. This morning,...
Daily Photo: Obama Jokes Around at G-20
ABC News' Kirit Radia Reports: There was at least one lighter moment as President Obama joined other world leaders for the G20 meeting in London this week to address the worldwide financial crisis. In the photo below, Italian Prime Minister...
Somalia Piracy: On Land and Sea
By DANA HUGHES, ABC News Digital Reporter for Africa based in Nairobi The Sirius Star, a Saudi-Arabian supertanker carrying 2 million barrels of oil is the latest, and the largest, in a long line of ships to be hijacked off...
Somalia Chaos: As Pirates Wreak Havoc in the Sea, Insurgents Take Control on Land
DANA HUGHES is the ABC News Digital Reporter for Africa based in Nairobi The Sirius Star, a Saudi-Arabian supertanker carrying 2 million barrels of oil is the latest, and the largest, in a long line of ships to be hijacked...
Carter's Life After the White House
Since his White House tenure, former President Carter has established a legacy as an elder statesman and diplomat. Carter, who has had more success since vacating the nation's highest post, has spent much of his time traveling abroad and bringing attention to international issues. His