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Babylon & BeyondLibya's ambassador to Gabon left the country following a formal request by the Gabonese government, a foreign ministry spokesman told Agence France Presse Wednesday....
Associated PressGabon President Omar Bongo, whose nearly 42-year rule was a throwback to an era when Africa was ruled by "Big Men," died Monday of cardiac arrest in a Spanish hospital. He was 73. Doctors at the Quiron Clinic in Barcelona, Spain, announced Bongo's...
Tags: Democracy, Health, Heads of State, Crimes, Fidel Castro
Rhena Schweitzer Miller, the only child of Nobel Prize-winning humanitarian Dr. Albert Schweitzer, who carried on his medical missionary work in the West African country of Gabon after his death in 1965, has died. She was 90. Miller died of natural...
Tags: Health, Children, Society, Medical Research, Charity
Special to The TimesBob WEIS was trolling EBay from his 1962 Palm Springs ranch house, hunting for the African artifacts he has collected for the last 20 years, when he hit the mother lode. There, among the carved wooden stools and ceremonial figures, hand-woven textiles,...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterWASHINGTON -- In a secret campaign to spread its influence beyond Lebanon and Iran, the Shiite extremist group Hezbollah has established a network of operatives in West and Central Africa, an area that may be providing new bases for terrorist acts against...
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