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  • Civilians massacred amid sectarian chaos in Central African Republic

    Civilians massacred amid sectarian chaos in Central African Republic
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- The men came to the village in the Central African Republic at dawn, armed with Kalashnikovs, machetes and knives. A 55-year-old father of 10 hid in tall grass and watched in horror as the attackers handed his children and...
  • U.S. envoy arrives in Central African Republic amid sectarian clashes

    U.S. envoy arrives in Central African Republic amid sectarian clashes
    WASHINGTON – U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power on Thursday pressed leaders of the Central African Republic to halt sectarian killings in their nation. Her eight-hour visit underscored the challenges facing U.S. efforts to end...
  • The Week in Pictures | December 9 – 15, 2013

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. This week the world paid homage to Nelson Mandela, the ant-apartheid icon who was jailed for 27 years by a white-minority government as a terrorist and walked free as a septuagenarian to lead...
  • Pictures in the News | December 13, 2013

     
    Friday's Pictures in the News begins in the Southland, where an image of Jesus with flashing lights is displayed by a vendor at a stand outside La Placita Church in downtown Los Angeles during El Dia De La Virgen De Guadalupe celebrations that include...
  • Rachel Marsden: French Socialist report a blueprint for national destruction

    Former New York Times foreign correspondent Joel Brinkley is on sabbatical. His column will return to American Voices in June 2014. During his absence, John Kass has been added to American Voices.) A new report commissioned by the French Socialist...
  • Pictures in the News | Dec. 9, 2013

     
    Monday's Pictures in the News begins in South Africa, where mourners sing outside the home of former president Nelson Mandela in Johannesburg. Scores of heads of state and government and other foreign dignitaries, including royalty, are beginning to...
  • U.S. to fly African Union troops to Central African Republic

    U.S. to fly African Union troops to Central African Republic
    WASHINGTON — The U.S. military will fly about 850 African Union troops to the Central African Republic this week to assist French soldiers trying to quell street battles by rival militias in the country’s capital, the Pentagon announced...
  • What to do about Syria

    A statement by a United Nations official that war crimes in Syria can be attributed to "the highest level of government, including the head of state," has renewed the debate over whether, when and how the United States should intervene in crises abroad....
  • Britain flies supplies to violence-torn Central African Republic

    Britain flies supplies to violence-torn Central African Republic
    LONDON -- Britain began flying in military supplies for French forces in the Central African Republic on Friday as residents of the strife-torn country looked to international peacekeepers to stave off further sectarian killings. The need for...
  • Pictures in the News | Dec. 3, 2013

     
    In Tuesday's Pictures in the News, visitors to Grand Canyon National Park's Mather Point look out over a rare total cloud inversion. The phenomenon, caused by cold and warm air masses interacting, left the Grand Canyon peaking above a sea of clouds....
  • Scores dead in Central African Republic; U.N. sending more troops

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- With dozens reported dead Thursday in clashes in the capital of the Central African Republic, the U.N. Security Council authorized the deployment of more French and African peacekeepers to contain the spiraling violence....