Justice experts hailed the guilty verdict against Theoneste Bagosora as a victory for Rwandans and a milestone for international courts.
Southern Sudan, Uganda, and Congo launched operation Lightning Thunder this week to flush the Lord's Resistance Army out of its base in northern Congo.
A growing feud between Ayman al-Zawahiri, Osama bin Laden's chief lieutenant, and Sayyed Imam al-Sharif, the jailed ex-leader of Egypt's Islamic Jihad, could weaken support for Al Qaeda.
Wealthy Russians and Chinese buy antiques to recover pieces of their heritage.
The action raises questions about whether troops will withdraw, as planned, by the end of the year.
A task force's findings, urging US leadership, may dovetail with ideas of Obama administration.
Although commodity prices for a wide range of crops have fallen by as much as 50 percent from record highs in June, the financial crisis is expected to make food shortages dramatically worse.