| Apr 3, 2014
| 3:13 PM
Chad's Foreign Ministry said Thursday that it would withdraw its 850 peacekeeping troops from the African Union mission in the neighboring Central African Republic.
The move follows criticism from human rights organizations and Christian militants after...
| Apr 1, 2014
Re "Flight from rage," March 30
In 1968-69, a group of young non-African travelers and I, the only American, drove from London to Johannesburg, South Africa. Many hair-raising events occurred during our five-month journey, not the least of which was...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 1:27 PM
WASHINGTON — The Pentagon said Monday that it is stepping up the search for fugitive rebel leader Joseph Kony in Central Africa, deploying 150 Air Force special operations troops and four tilt-rotor transport planes to Uganda to help with the...
| Feb 28, 2014
One of the first elephant paintings Liora Davis ever completed, "Mother and Son," depicts a baby African forest elephant nuzzling his mother's trunk amid the tall savannah grass of the Dzanga-Ndoki National Park in the Central African Republic. Although...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 9:42 AM
Tuesday's Pictures in the News begins in San Diego, where visitors to Chicano Park view dozens of murals painted on the concrete stanchions leading to and from the Coronado Bridge....
| Feb 16, 2014
For decades, one golden rule has guided America's military involvement in Africa: Stay out.
Generally speaking, the reason was a sense that the strategic stakes did not justify the risk. When we deviated from this rule, we often learned lessons the hard...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 6:02 PM
Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. Russia was in the spotlight as they kicked-off the 2014 Sochi Olympics with a theatrical opening ceremonies at Fisht Olympic Stadium....
| Feb 7, 2014
| 9:02 AM
Friday's Pictures in the News begins in Russia as the 2014 Sochi Olympics are underway with the Opening Ceremonies at Fisht Olympic Stadium in Sochi, Russia. Earlier in the day, Bode Miller of the USA made his second training run on the Men's Downhill...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 11:07 AM
JUBA, South Sudan -- Toddlers tottering in the dust, elderly men sitting in the shade to escape the sapping heat, clustering flies, the drifting smoke of cooking fires and the sour smell of too many people crowded into a small space. If things are bad now...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 4:08 PM
JUBA, South Sudan — Toddlers tottering in the dust, elderly men sitting in the shade to escape the sapping heat, clustering flies, the drifting smoke of cooking fires, and the sour smell of far too many people crowded into a small space.
| Feb 5, 2014
| 1:26 PM
JUBA, South Sudan -- The day was supposed to be a rousing moment of hope in a country convulsed by horrific sectarian violence: the Central African Republic, where children have been beheaded, mothers carrying babies on their backs have been gunned...