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Tunisian president ousted in mass uprising

Tunis, Tunisia - Tunisia's prime minister announced Friday that he is the interim president of his country's embattled government, the latest development in a story of unrest and public outrage in a t

Opposition seizes power in Kyrgyzstan, dozens killed in uprising

BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan – Opposition leaders declared they had seized power in Kyrgyzstan on Wednesday, taking control of security headquarters, a state TV channel and other government buildings after c

Madagascar future in the balance again

The yet unrecognized regime leader in Antananarivo, Madagascar - Andry Nirina Rajoelina - was again the odd man out when he defied the previous consensus reached in lengthy negotiations with former pr

Farmers’ revolt hits tourist industry in Argentina

On March 11 Argentina's President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner announced a series of taxes on farm exports such as soya and wheat. Aimed at curbing inflation and improving Argentina's ever worsening fiscal balance, it was the second major agricultural tax hike in just four months.