Naomi Campbell allegedly received a rough diamond as a gift from Seirra Leone president Charles Taylor, who is currently on trial in The Hague for war crimes stemming from the country's 1991-2002 civil war.
Only 24 hours after Somali pirates took control of a Russian oil tanker and took 23 Russian crew members captive, a Russian warship hunted it down, stormed the vessel, and freed the crew.
A Russian warship rescued 23 Russian sailors at dawn today. The men were taken hostage Wednesday when their oil tanker was hijacked by Somali pirates.
Somali pirates have captured a Russian oil tanker, bound for China. EU naval officials say a Russian Navy vessel is in pursuit.
There were fewer attacks by Somali pirates in the first quarter of this year than during the same time last year, but their reach is extending far beyond the Gulf of Aden.
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Liberia shows that recovery is complicated and hard – but possible.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivered those words at the UN Friday as she marked the 15th anniversary of her speech at the World Conference on Women in Beijing.
US human rights report reveals concern about China's clampdown on advocates for democracy and Internet access. New technology tools are 'useful to both oppressors and to those who struggle to expose the failure and the cowardice of the oppressors,' said Hillary Clinton.