The USS Fort McHenry is traveling the coast – training soldiers and providing relief.
The rising prices complicate policy efforts to battle recession.
Rice shortages are appearing across Asia. In Egypt, the Army is now baking bread to curb food riots.
Tens of thousands of Chadians fled when rebels stormed the capital earlier this month. They're returning cautiously.
After a green light from the UN, France decided Tuesday to scrap its neutrality and help fend off a rebel advance.