Topic: Concern Worldwide

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  • In Pictures Monitor photographers in Africa

    Two young girls come back from gathering firewood on the outskirts of "Mugungu 2" refugee camp in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo. The refugees have been displaced by a war going on in the Congo since 1998 that has killed more than 3 million people.

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  • In Pictures Monitor photographers in Africa

    Two young girls come back from gathering firewood on the outskirts of "Mugungu 2" refugee camp in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo. The refugees have been displaced by a war going on in the Congo since 1998 that has killed more than 3 million people.

  • In Pictures Food security in Africa

    Worldwide, as much as 115 million acres of farmland are leased to foreign investors – the bulk of it in Africa. China's CITIC Construction company developed a farm in Luanda, Angola. Pedro Canga, Angolan minister of agriculture, rural development, and fishing (third from l.) checks out a corn field there.

  • Global Hunger Index top 10: Which nations have reduced hunger most?

    Global Hunger Index top 10: Which nations have reduced hunger most?

    The Global Hunger Index, released Monday, shows progress against hunger in South Asia and Latin America. But the world needs to focus on childhood nutrition for this to continue.

  • Why many Pakistani-Americans aren't sending flood donations home

    Why many Pakistani-Americans aren't sending flood donations home

    Many Pakistani-Americans say they are reluctant to donate to Pakistan flood relief efforts because they think their money will only line the pockets of a government they see as corrupt.

  • After Pakistan attack, World Vision suspends operations

    After Pakistan attack, World Vision suspends operations

    Militants assaulted an office of World Vision, a US charity, in northwest Pakistan. World Vision said it will temporarily suspend all aid operations in the country after the Pakistan attack killed six Pakistani employees.