Monday, November 26, 2012
Sunday, November 25, 2012
November 25, 2012 Fighting between rebel and government forces in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo has set off a humanitarian crisis. In one small refugee camp, workers from international aid groups are doing what they can to try and help some of the roughly 100,000 Congolese displaced by the fighting.
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Saturday, November 24, 2012
November 24, 2012 President Mohammed Morsi's decision to neutralize the judiciary this week brought into sharp focus just how politically polarized this nation-in-transition is. But despite the protests, there are few signs that the country is in the throes of a new uprising.
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Friday, November 23, 2012
November 23, 2012 Rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo made big gains this week on the country's eastern border. As has happened many times before in the area, the fighting touched off a mass exodus of civilians seeking safety.
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November 23, 2012 Blood diamonds, as they were once known, helped fuel atrocities in both Sierra Leone and neighboring Liberia. While no longer termed "conflict diamonds," they remain a divisive issue for the small West African nation.
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Thursday, November 22, 2012
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
November 21, 2012 The U.S. envoy to the U.N. is seen as a front-runner for the job of secretary of state in President Obama's second term, but her comments in the wake of the Sept. 11 attack in Benghazi have made her a focus of criticism. Rice also said she looked forward to discussing Sen. John McCain's concerns over her comments with the Republican.
November 21, 2012 United Nations peacekeepers mostly stood aside as M23 rebels took control of Goma. The fighters are now vowing to move toward the country's capital, Kinshasa.