Regions / Africa
Members of the Seleka rebel movement continue to loot local homes and businesses, instigate violence, and recruit children to their ranks.
The slaughter in the DRC is intricately linked to electronic components carried by millions of people in the United States and Europe.
The cultural and religious assault Islamic extremists are mounting in Tunisia recalls the Taliban's demolition of the Buddhas of Bamiyan.
Congolese warlord Bosco Ntaganda, arraigned by the International Criminal Court, had the temerity to request his release until the start of the trial.
Leading a rebel group may be the best way to be taken seriously in a country with weak political and civil institutions.
Sexual Minorities Uganda has accused evangelical pastor Scott Lively of promoting anti-gay sentiment and policy in Uganda.
In some corners of Africa, the seams of the tight Africa-China relationship are becoming stretched.
As pope, an African could provoke a subtle but important change in global attitudes toward Africa and focus more attention on a rising continent rich with promise and challenges alike.
Migration is one of the best mechanisms for reducing poverty.
The Senate must pass the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women, an international agreement that affirms principles of human rights and equality for women everywhere.