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  • Uganda says begins sending ex-Congo rebels back home

    Uganda began sending home more than 1,000 fighters of a rebel group from Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Tuesday after Kinshasa pressured it to return them to prevent them regrouping to fight again. Some 1,430 fighters are believed to have fled...
  • How to cut militias off from gold and mineral mines in Congo

    Few parts of the world have been more ravaged by war and violence over the last two decades than the Democratic Republic of Congo. That's been made possible, in part, by the mines in the eastern part of the country that offer up tin, tungsten and tantalum...
  • Al Qaeda-linked fighters seize two Syrian army bases

    Fighters with the Al Qaeda-affiliated Nusra Front and other Islamist groups have seized two major army bases in Syria's northwestern province of Idlib, rebel activists said. After two days of heavy fighting, the groups - including Jund Al-Aqsa and Ahrar...
  • La Cañada's Neat leads the way in earning All-CIF recognition

    La Cañada's Neat leads the way in earning All-CIF recognition
    In winning a fifth consecutive Rio Hondo League championship, the La Cañada High boys' water polo team needed to constantly have Leo Neat involved on both ends of the pool. It's something La Cañada second-year Coach Christian Flores wanted to see to...
  • Full force against the Islamic State

    Full force against the Islamic State
    It is clear that our efforts to defeat the Islamic State have been inadequate. Half-measures will not work against a growing threat from radical Islamists who are uniting fractured terrorist groups around the world under one banner. Over the past six...
  • Scholars: ISIS Abhorent To Islam Followers

    Scholars: ISIS Abhorent To Islam Followers
    HARTFORD -- The so-called Islamic State, a brutal militia that has taken control of parts of Iraq and Syria and committed widespread atrocities, is "abhorrent to almost all followers of Islam," an Islamic scholar told a gathering at the Hartford...
  • U.N. Sahel envoy says Libya turmoil could destabilize neighbors

    The United Nations special envoy to the Sahel region said on Monday talks to resolve a crisis in Libya had stalled and warned several countries in the region risked being destabilized unless it was resolved quickly. Hiroute Gebre Selassie said...
  • Despite carols, there's no peace on Earth

    It is difficult for me to listen to the omnipresent Christmas carols that are playing. I know that many people find the songs to be cheerful and uplifting, but I find them to be inconsistent with the values of our society. Our country is currently in...
  • Russia says it wants east Ukraine to stay with Kiev under reformed constitution

    Moscow wants Ukraine to carry out a constitutional reform to allow more autonomy to Russian-speaking eastern regions that would then stay with Kiev, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said in comments published on Monday. In an interview with the Interfax...
  • Despite conflict, the show goes on in east Ukraine

    When the curtain falls at the theater in east Ukraine, some of the audience have trouble applauding because they are holding rifles. Others have obeyed the sign at the door telling them not to bring in their weapons, but are still in their combat...
  • A million displaced Nigerians unable to vote unless law changed: INEC

    More than a million Nigerians displaced by an Islamist insurgency in the northeast may not be able to vote in the Feb. 14 presidential election unless the law is changed, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) said on Monday. Africa's most...