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  • Congo's land conflicts prolong warfare in east

    Congo's land conflicts prolong warfare in east
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — For nearly two decades, warfare in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has resulted in millions of deaths and cast the resource-rich region as the world capital of rape and crimes against humanity. One reason...
  • Rwanda makes great progress 20 years after genocide

    Rwanda makes great progress 20 years after genocide
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — In scattered villages on steep green hillsides, many who killed their neighbors in Rwanda's genocide 20 years ago now live side by side with relatives of the dead. Speech that creates ethnic divisions has been...
  • U.S. military intervention, done right, could boost African stability

     U.S. military intervention, done right, could boost African stability
    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...
  • 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...
  • Kerry seeks to reassure Israelis amid criticism of peace process

    JERUSALEM -- U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry began a trip to Israel Tuesday evening with a visit to Tel Aviv, where he offered reassurances about renewed peace talks ahead of separate meetings with Israeli and Palestinian leaders. Peace "is...
  • Toronto mayor apologizes for crack use, defies calls to resign

    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford apologized to the residents of Canada's largest city Tuesday after admitting that he lied for six months about smoking crack cocaine, declaring "I love my job" and saying he would stay in it "for the sake of the taxpayers." In...
  • Toronto's crack-smoking mayor: Revenge of the hosers?

    Toronto's crack-smoking mayor: Revenge of the hosers?
    Toronto Mayor Rob Ford's admission that he "probably" smoked crack cocaine during "one of my drunken stupors" proved a swift and sure gift to comedy and an inspiration for Canadians' trademark talent for self-deprecation. "This is a hoser country. We...
  • Bombings in China near Communist Party office in Taiyuan

    BEIJING - In one of the most sophisticated bombing attacks in China in recent years, seven improvised explosive devices detonated almost simultaneously Wednesday near the Communist Party headquarters in the provincial city of Taiyuan. Initial reports...
  • Congo's M23 rebel chief, scores of fighters surrender in Uganda

    Congo's M23 rebel chief, scores of fighters surrender in Uganda
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- The leader of the rebel group M23, wanted by Congolese authorities for alleged war crimes, has surrendered to Ugandan authorities, according to local media and news agency reports Thursday. Uganda's Daily Monitor cited an...
  • EU court says gays facing persecution may have grounds for asylum

    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- It's a continent where presidents have called homosexuality un-African, un-Godly and anti-human, where same-sex relations are widely banned and gay people are routinely beaten, jailed, harassed or killed. Africa, with its...
  • Netanyahu calls U.S. strategy at Iran nuclear talks a mistake

    Netanyahu calls U.S. strategy at Iran nuclear talks a mistake
    JERUSALEM – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday condemned the Obama administration’s strategy in ongoing nuclear talks with Iran, saying any deal based on the approach would be a “mistake of historic proportions.”...