Angelina Jolie is meeting with women and girls in eastern Congo, where sexual violence is rampant. Jolie, a special envoy for the UN refugee agency, traveled to the Nzulo camp near Goma on Monday along with British Foreign Secretary William Hague.
Rape has turned into a weapon of war in the Democratic Republic of Congo, with the number of attacks on women having grown threefold over the past few years, human rights activists said Friday.
Tropical Storm Felicia is expected to cause localized flooding in Hawaii as it hits Tuesday, forecasters said.
The question may have been lost in translation, but a visibly angry Secretary of State Hillary Clinton bluntly told a town-hall meeting in the Democratic Republic of Congo on Monday, "I will you tell you my opinion, I’m not going to channel my husband." The unscripted moment happened as Clinton spoke to students at a Congolese university in Kinshasa, the Congo capital. A male student rose to ask a question about Chinese financial contracts with Congo.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Monday that she will travel to the epicenter of Africa’s longest war Tuesday to try to help victims of more than a decade of regional conflict. Clinton will fly on a United Nations plane to Goma in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo because the U.S. plane for her seven-nation Africa trip is too big, she said.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is embarking on her biggest international trip yet: Africa. Seven countries in 11 days
The genocide in Rwanda in 1994 is often seen as a cautionary tale, an example of how the world failed to react at a time when it could have saved hundreds of thousands of lives.
For the past 15 years, "Mama Bona" has taken care of dozens of children who have been abandoned, separated from their families and orphaned in the long-running conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. When she cannot find a family to host them, they are welcome to stay at her house. Most are Congolese or Rwandan
A suspected U.S. drone attack on a village in Pakistan’s tribal region killed nine people and wounded four others Tuesday morning, a Pakistani intelligence source and a regional official said.