As the self-imposed deadline ended for a nuclear deal between Iran and six world powers, the State Department announced the meetings in Lausanne, Switzerland, would be extended at least a day. Judy Woodruff learns more from Indira Lakshmanan of Bloomberg News, who is reporting from Lausanne. Continue reading
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan conceded defeat to Muhammadu Buhari, who won the election by at least 2 million votes. Buhari came to power in a military coup 30 years ago, but says he is now an advocate of democracy and that he will use his experience to stamp out Boko Haram. While Buhari supporters are celebrating, both sides are watching for post-election violence. Jeffrey Brown reports. Continue reading
Nigeria elected Muhammadu Buhari as their next president, unseating incumbent Goodluck Jonathan. What does the new leader bring to Africa’s richest and most populous nation? Jeffrey Brown talks to Nii Akuetteh of the African Immigrant Caucus about the nation’s fight against the militant group Boko Haram and for relations with the U.S. Continue reading
Salif Keita is known today as the “golden voice” of Africa, but in his youth he was an outcast, unaccepted by his community because he was born with albinism. Turning to music as an outlet, Keita rose to be one of Mali’s biggest stars, bringing traditional African rhythms and instruments to a broader audience. Jeffrey Brown meets Keita and other Malian musicians who blend activism with their art. Continue reading
Former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari defeated incumbent Goodluck Jonathan to become Nigeria’s next president. Continue reading
The United States pledged Tuesday to cut its greenhouse gas emissions up to 28 percent as its contribution to a global treaty aimed at preventing the worst effects of climate change.
LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Wrapping up six days of marathon nuclear talks with mixed results, Iran and six world powers prepared Tuesday to issue a general statement agreeing to continue talks in a new phase aimed at reaching a final agreement to control Iran’s nuclear ambitions by the end of June, officials told The Associated Press on Tuesday.
Thiago Oliveira grew up in a Rio de Janeiro slum, where fighting between gangs was fierce. He decided to leave gang life and got a job surveying the needs of his neighborhood. Continue reading
Less than 24 hours before the deadline, significant gaps stand in the way of a deal over Iran’s nuclear program. Judy Woodruff talks to Indira Lakshmanan of Bloomberg News, who is covering the talks in Lausanne, Switzerland. Continue reading
After voting Saturday, Nigeria is still waiting for the outcome of the presidential election, the nation’s closest contest since the end of military rule in 1999. While turnout was high and voting appeared smooth, there were protests and accusations of vote rigging. Jeffrey Brown reports. Continue reading