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Liberian President

A Big Task for a "Small Small Thing"

Sofiya Ballin | Posted 11.30.2013 | World
Sofiya Ballin

There is something about her eyes. Big, round saucers brimming with innocence that can see right through you. A dark scar runs down her cheek, a permanent tear for a girl who has a lot to cry about but instead smiles.

Crimes Against Humanity? Who, Me?

AP | Posted 07.19.2012 | World

LEIDSCHENDAM, Netherlands -- Former Liberian President Charles Taylor has appealed his war crimes and crimes against humanity convictions and his 50-y...

Monrovia, Here I Come!

William F. Schulz | Posted 06.30.2012 | World
William F. Schulz

I took more than a passing interest in the recent news that Charles Taylor had been convicted on 11 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity by the Special Court for Sierra Leone, meeting in The Hague.

Early Count Shows President Sirleaf Leading Liberian Presidential Elections

AP | JONATHAN PAYE-LAYLEH | Posted 12.12.2011 | World

MONROVIA, Liberia — Africa's only female president who was just awarded the Nobel Peace prize for helping stabilize this war-torn nation led in ...

Will Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Win Re-Election?

AP | JONATHAN PAYE-LAYLEH and RUKMINI CALLIMACHI | Posted 12.10.2011 | World

MONROVIA, Liberia — She may have won this year's Nobel Peace Prize, but even that may not be enough to persuade voters in this nation with 80 pe...