Major parts of the world ignored by media in 2013

Why do Americans often seem so clueless about the world outside their borders? The answer lies with what the three major U.S. television networks offered their viewers in the way of news during 2013.

Syria and celebrities dominated foreign coverage … Read the rest

African economies to grow rapidly, says IMF

Sub-Saharan Africa is poised to enjoy the type of high growth rates not seen outside Asia in the next few years, the International Monetary Fund said Monday, as the region’s unbridled economic rise continues.

The IMF predicted the region’s economy … Read the rest