You're an activist in Kenya. You're mad about corruption in your country -- with hundreds of millions of dollars meant to aid people in poverty being siphoned off by greedy officials. You want to speak out, but worry that doing so might put your life in danger. What should you do?
The Gabala Radar Station is a symbolic yet pivotal actor in the missile defense question that has preoccupied the U.S. and Russian for some years. Its fate symbolizes Russia's new President's attitude toward the former Soviet satellites.
After 16 rounds of marathon voting, Azerbaijan, a former Soviet Republic, won a seat on the U.N. Security Council. Its rival Slovenia withdrew from one of the most hotly contested races in several years.
On Friday the General Assembly elected Morocco, Togo, Pakistan and Guatemala to serve two-year terms in the Security Council, starting in January 2012. But the Eastern European seat failed to get the two-thirds vote needed.
The ties that bind Maryland and Azerbaijan were cemented last week by a generous donation that represents a down payment on a long-term educational relationship between Azerbaijan and the United States.
The international community - political as well as scientific - needs to understand that without true international dialogue, the scope for environmental action is dramatically limited. But with that dialogue comes unlimited opportunity that goes far beyond the future of one species.
What of the sway of Persian, or for that matter, any other language in today's world? It is language capable of 'selling' to an increasingly aware world-population that will be triumphant in the 21st century.
Ell's boyishly good looks betray him in a setting meant to be ripe with sweat and sex and passion. At just 21 years of age, he seems overwhelmed by the Mrs. Robinson fantasy of 30-year old Nikki, who looks like a real maneater.