A multimedia exhibition from Norwegian photographer Jonas Bendiksen on display at the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C., documents the experiences of families living in unplanned, off-the-grid slums in Nairobi, Mumbai, Caracas and Jakarta.
Columnists Mark Shields and David Brooks discuss the week’s news, including public views on President Obama’s health reform plan and Secretary of State Clinton’s Africa trip. Continue reading
Sudanese President al-Bashir faces an international warrant in connection with war crimes in Darfur. In an interview, he reflects on the charges, the Darfur crisis and Sudan’s relations with the West. Continue reading
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton toured a refugee camp Tuesday in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s restive eastern region, and said more must be done to protect civilians from the violence, particularly sexual crimes. Continue reading
In other news, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton spent the first day of her seven-nation African tour calling for improved accountability in Kenya, and Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was sworn into office for a second term. Continue reading
Playwright Lynn Nottage talks to Jeffrey Brown about her Pulitzer Prize-winning drama, “Ruined,” set during Congo’s civil war. Continue reading