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  • The crisis in CAR deserves our attention [Commentary]

    Chances are, unless you have a particular interest in the continent of Africa, you may have never heard of the Central African Republic. Even now you would have to be paying attention to international news for this landlocked country of 4.5 million to...
  • Rachel Marsden: Superpowers making strategic moves in Africa

    By the looks of it, U.S. President Barack Obama may be close to joining the French in taking on the Chinese -- in Africa. According to my sources in the French government, Obama made it clear to both British and French leadership at the onset of his...
  • U.N. scrambles to send more troops to South Sudan

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — The United Nations Security Council authorized an urgent increase in peacekeeping forces for South Sudan on Tuesday in a bid to keep the world's newest country from sliding into prolonged ethnic bloodletting only two...
  • Latest Africa violence highlights limits of peacekeeping missions

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — Things fall apart in different ways. In a reminder of the horrific violence that has marred Africa's past, armed men in two neighboring countries have been going house to house in recent weeks, killing people because...
  • Seniors on the Go: Spring/summer trip plan: Is it safe to go there?

    Seniors on the Go: Spring/summer trip plan: Is it safe to go there?
    "Is it safe there?" If you're heading out of the country for an upcoming spring or summer vacation, you may be asking that question. And the short answer is, "nowhere is completely safe, but you can avoid the worst trouble spots." The starting point...
  • No African leader found worthy of $5-million good governance prize

    No African leader found worthy of $5-million good governance prize
    Most Africans are now better governed than in 2000, but the pace of improvement has slowed, and many countries are experiencing setbacks in public safety and the rule of law, a group dedicated to improving leadership on the continent reported Monday....
  • Pictures in the News | Dec. 24, 2013

     
    In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, we're at the Vatican with Pope Francis as he leads the celebration of Christmas Eve Mass. Bangui, Central African Republic: A man sells Nativity scenes made from clay and reeds. Bhubaneswar, India: Children dressed as...
  • Pictures in the News | Dec. 26, 2013

     
    Thursday's Pictures in the News begins inside Men's Central Jail in Los Angeles, where Archbishop Jose Gomez greets inmates. He visited the halls containing the most dangerous offenders and handed out religious materials. Staying in the Southland,...
  • Central African Republic president and prime minister resign

    Central African Republic president and prime minister resign
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa – The Central African Republic’s interim president, Michel Djotodia, agreed to resign Friday under regional pressure after failing to halt the brutal sectarian violence that has devastated the country, officials...
  • Pope Francis decries abortion as 'frightful' sign of wasteful culture

    LONDON -- Pope Francis decried abortion Monday as a sign of a wasteful modern culture that treats goods and people, including unborn children, as easily discarded commodities. In the annual papal “state of the world” speech delivered to...
  • Pictures in the News | Jan. 8, 2014

     
    Mother Nature gets the nod to start Wednesday's Pictures in the News. The frozen mist from Niagara Falls coats the landscape around Prospect Point at Niagara Falls State Park, where the Polar Vortex brought high winds and frigid temperatures to the area....