Must-Reads from Around the World: March 9, 2012

Failed Rescue — An attempt to rescue two men held captive by the Nigerian militant group Boko Haram failed Thursday, the Guardian reports. The hostages, Briton Chris McManus and Italian Franco Lamolinara, had been held by the al-Qaeda-linked group since May 2011. Their deaths came hours after U.K. Prime Minster David Cameron authorized …

Must-Reads from Around the World: February 21, 2012

Ballot for One – Yemen heads to the polls on Tuesday to replace long-time ruler Ali Abdullah Saleh. Interestingly, the only candidate on the ballot is Vice President Abd-Rabbua Mansour Hadi, who took power after Saleh stepped …

Must-Reads from Around the World: February 17, 2012

President Resigns – German President Christian Wulff resigned Friday morning amid a home loan scandal. In a unprecedented move, prosecutors asked parliament to remove Wulff’s immunity to better investigate the allegations, AFP

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