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Deserts on Three Continents, Part 3: The Sahara: Into the Sandbox on the Looney Front

Mike Arkus | Posted 04.27.2014 | Travel
Mike Arkus

At over 3.6 million square miles, the Sahara is the world's largest desert if you exclude the icy wastes of the Arctic and Antarctica. Unfortunately I...

A Mind Safari with Stargazer Not Vital

Kisa Lala | Posted 04.05.2013 | Arts
Kisa Lala

By Kiša Lala Artist Not Vital in Agadez, Niger - Mekafoni. Camel, 2003 - Courtesy of the artist and Sperone Westwater Gallery New York Rais...

Gaddafi Loyalists On The Move

AP | DALATOU MAMANE | Posted 11.05.2011 | World

NIAMEY, Niger — A large convoy of Libyan soldiers loyal to ousted leader Moammar Gadhafi crossed the desert border into Niger and rolled into th...

A Word Still Not Out of Fashion: Inequality

Laura Kiss | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Laura Kiss

As Obama sat with Sarkozy in Strasbourg, few realized that Areva, the biggest government- backed French nuclear company, received the largest contract to extract uranium in Niger.