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  • Central African Republic forces attacking civilians, agencies say

    Central African Republic forces attacking civilians, agencies say
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Government forces in the Central African Republic have launched attacks against civilians as the country lurches dangerously toward violent chaos, according to the United Nations and humanitarian agencies. The latest...
  • Political gridlock over U.S. debt not just America's problem

    Political gridlock over U.S. debt not just America's problem
    World financial leaders have been warning for weeks that the U.S. congressional gridlock over funding the government and raising the debt ceiling are imperiling economies worldwide and undermining confidence in the U.S. dollar. Even the news Wednesday...
  • Terrorism ravaging Africa but can be defeated, France's Hollande says

    Terrorism ravaging Africa but can be defeated, France's Hollande says
    The Islamic militant siege of a shopping mall in the Kenyan capital that has left scores dead demonstrates the grip of terrorism on Africa and the need for international action to defeat it, French President Francois Hollande told the United Nations...
  • The Week Ahead: Myanmar mends, Africa ascends, cinema celebrates

    The Week Ahead: Myanmar mends, Africa ascends, cinema celebrates
    Architect of exiting autocracy invited to the White House Monday, May 20 -- Myanmar President Thein Sein’s visit to Washington symbolically celebrates his nation’s embrace of democracy and the rule of law after half a century of...
  • Clinton calls to 'rid the world' of Kony as attacks rise

     
    The notorious militia headed by Joseph Kony that has kidnapped hundreds of children and forced them to fight and serve as sex slaves must be stopped, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Friday in Uganda. But refugee and activist groups say the Lord&#...
  • Former Congo warlord sentenced to 14 years over child soldiers

     
    Former Congolese warlord Thomas Lubanga was ordered Tuesday to serve 14 years in prison for enlisting children as soldiers, the first sentence handed down by the decade-old International Criminal Court....
  • The U.N.'s 'list of shame': Where children are tools of war [Map]

     
    A new United Nations report shows that children are recruited and used as combatants in countries spanning from Colombia to the Philippines. Click for an interactive map based on the information and numbers gathered by the U.N....
  • Pictures in the News | Jan. 4, 2013

     
    In Friday's Pictures in the News: People leave Damara, the last strategic town keeping Central African Republic rebels from the country's capital, Bangui; Palestinians celebrate the 48th anniversary of the Fatah movement in Gaza; firefighters carry a...
  • Southern California Close-Ups: The gentle and genteel Santa Barbara

    Southern California Close-Ups: The gentle and genteel Santa Barbara
    If all of California had been created by a romance novelist, it would probably look like Santa Barbara -- whitewashed walls, red-tile roofs, gentle slopes, lapping waves, swaying fronds, stately churches and private estates suitable for Oprah, Rob Lowe...
  • Kony video sequel tries to tackle some of the criticisms

     
    The makers of an explosively popular video that spotlighted the brutality of a Ugandan guerrilla leader have released a second video that redoubles their calls to stop Joseph Kony and grapples with some of the criticisms aimed at their controversial...
  • Kony militia steps up attacks in Congo, Central African Republic

     
    A notorious militia that has terrorized Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo has stepped up its attacks this year, displacing more than 4,200 people, the U.N. refugee agency said Friday. The Lord’s Resistance Army and its infamous...