Topic: Medecins Sans Frontieres International
Shuffling and regrouping among Congo's troops is creating a volatile environment that encourages violence and potentially mass rape, as shown in the rape of at least 120 women in early June.
06/29/2011 05:40 pm
The UN's World Refugee Day report shows that 80 percent of refugees are hosted by developing countries, not the richer nations that have the economic capacity to absorb and host refugees.
06/20/2011 12:11 pm
Bill Gates calls it historic first that poor nations will get same child vaccines as rich nations. Bill Gates's foundation pledges more than $1 billion toward effort.
06/14/2011 01:08 am
A recent United Nations report features shocking details about the harassment of aid groups in the past few months by South Sudanese forces.
06/05/2011 03:57 pm
Despite the group's claims, however, it remains unclear whether a May 21 assault by northern Sudanese forces on the contested border zone of Abyei actually reached the level of crimes against humanity.
05/31/2011 01:19 pm
South Sudan says the North is at risk of breaking a fragile 2005 peace deal that ended two decades of civil war.
05/24/2011 08:49 am
Libyan leader Muammar Qaddafi’s loyalists shelled the key eastern city of Ajdabiyah and fired on the only western rebel stronghold of Misratah as NATO airstrikes hit the capital, Tripoli.
04/17/2011 10:35 am
Italy continued searching for survivors of a boat that capsized after leaving Libya for Lampedusa, the Italian island where thousands of migrants have landed since the start of Arab unrest.
04/07/2011 12:32 pm
For more than four decades, Libya's self-declared 'Brother Leader,' Muammar Qaddafi, has waged a brutal form of psychological warfare against his own people, analysts say. Rebel forces have also been shaped by that violent history.
04/07/2011 08:00 am
The security situation is preventing the Abobo hospital from replenishing its medical supplies and the wounded from leaving their homes to seek medical treatment.
04/06/2011 04:48 pm