Victim’s anger and despair mount
As Haiti sees little sign of aid:
Anger and despair mounted in quake-hit Haiti
Thursday with rotting bodies littering the streets and little sign
of desperately needed international aid for the hundreds of
thousands of victims.
Italy offers Somalia help
Urge others to follow:
Italy offered on Thursday to help form an
anti-terrorist police force for Somalia and urged other
international donors to fulfil pledges of support for the
beleaguered government in the Horn of Africa nation.
Eclipse plunges Africa into semi-darkness
An annular eclipse raced across central and
eastern Africa Friday, briefly reducing the Sun to a blazing ring
surrounding a sombre disk.