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By Nicole Winfield, Christina Malkia, Jean-Yves Kamale, Associated Press
Aid groups are hoping Francis’ trip will shine a spotlight on two of the world’s forgotten conflicts and rekindle international attention on some of Africa’s worst humanitarian crises.
By Nicole Winfield, Jean-Yves Kamale, Christina Malkia, Associated Press
Police in eastern Congo have fired tear gas at demonstrators who were protesting the arrival of foreign troops. Officials say the protest on Wednesday in Goma wasn't authorized to take place. Authorities later detained some participants, as well as some…
By Justin Kabumba Katumwa, Associated Press
According to a U.N. report by a panel of experts, scores of civilians including women and children have been killed by the M23 rebels in eastern Congo.
By Sam Mednick, Associated Press
On a multi-country tour of Africa this week, Secretary of State Antony Blinken has been making the case that the U.S. can be a quote "equal partner" with African nations. In that vein, he recently announced a new partnership between…
By William Brangham, Teresa Cebrian Aranda
By Jean-Yves Kamale, Associated Press
Demonstrators on Monday had set fires and forced entry into the U.N. mission offices in Goma, accusing the peacekeeping forces of failing to protect civilians amid rising violence in Congo's eastern region.
By Mike Corder, Associated Press
The International Court of Justice has ordered Uganda to pay $325 million in compensation to Congo for violence in a long-running conflict between the African neighbors that began in the late 1990s.
By Maria Cheng, Al-Hadji Kudra Maliro, Associated Press
The report exposes the most widescale sexual wrongdoing linked to a U.N. institution in years, harkening back to the dark years when blue-helmeted peacekeepers were regularly accused of and found to have misused their positions for sexual misconduct.
By Al-Hadji Kudra Maliro, Justin Kabumba Katumwa, Associated Press
Tens of thousands of people are fleeing the city of Goma in eastern Congo fearing another volcanic eruption by Mount Nyiragongo, which spewed lava near the city last week.
In our news wrap Monday, schools in New York City and Los Angeles will make a return to full, in-person learning this fall, with remote options unavailable in NYC and available in only some cases in LA. The World Health…
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