After politicians in the US and Sweden recently labeled the deaths of up to 1.5 million in 1915 an Armenian genocide, Turkey's Prime Minister Erdogan responded by threatening to expel about 100,000 Armenians living in Turkey.
The women reservation bill passed Tuesday night in India's upper house of parliament, setting the stage for women to hold one-third of all legislative seats.
A set of Rwanda grenade blasts Thursday night, along with the exile of a Rwandan ambassador accused of a previous grenade attack last month, underscore political unrest and add a glint of danger to the September elections.
The US Supreme Court is considering what could be a landmark decision on individual gun rights. An unspoken argument is that armed citizens would make any usurper think twice before subverting the Constitution.
On Tuesday, France arrested Rwandan President's widow, Agathe Habyarimana, wife of former Rwandan President Juvenal Habyarimana, whose 1994 murder sparked the Rwanda genocide. Her arrest signals a greater French willingness to tackle Hutu exiles accused of involvement in Rwanda's mass killings.
Satellite data of climate activity enable remote herders to obtain drought insurance.
Fernando Ramirez fries green plantains in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. The bananalike fruit are peeled, cut up, and fried, then flattened and fried again till crisp.
President Nicolas Sarkozy admitted that France made 'serious errors' as the Rwanda genocide was planned and carried out. Thursday, Sarkozy became the first French leader to visit Rwanda since the 1994 genocide.
A refugee mother and child in Mtabila camp, in Kasulu, Tanzania, an hour from the spot in the northwest of the country where Bill and Igey were born. Forty thousand Burundian refugees now live in Mtabila. The Tanzanian government wants them out by summer's end.
Neema John, a Rwandan refugee, lives illegally in a Dar es Salaam slum with her son. Seven years ago, a rape caused her to flee the Tanzanian refugee camp where she'd lived with her family.