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JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Rebels in the Democratic Republic of Congo seized the eastern city of Goma with ease on Tuesday, raising fears of a new regional war that could leave tens of thousands of people dead. Facing little resistance, the M23...
Reports of escalating clashes in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo raised renewed fears of outright war Monday, as rebels again neared the provincial capital of Goma. The M23 rebels had pledged to halt their push toward Goma in order to...
FOX 17 ReporterMatt and Jeana Nash met years ago while studying at Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids. In 2008, they adopted a little girl from China named Emma. Three years ago, they made the decision to adopt again, focusing on Rwanda. “Little did we...
Tags: City of Hope
firstname.lastname@example.orgThe United States imports 2.3 million 60-kilogram bags of coffee a month, more than any other country, according to the International Coffee Organization. Amid all the java flowing in the Tri-State, some businesses are selecting beans that help others....
Letter writer Paul R. Schlitz Jr. can't seem to grasp the fact that an acknowledgment of Iraq's potential to harbor weapons of mass destruction doesn't necessarily indicate current agreement with the decision to invade, nor does it require someone to...
There's an extraordinary environmental business experiment going on in the East African nation of Rwanda that involves cooking stoves, banana leaves, fuel pellets and a 22-year-old Connecticut man who wants to help change the world. The project Eric...
Times Staff WriterDuring last year's Oscar race, the only topic that was even vaguely controversial was whether it was possible, or fair, for "The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King" to win all 11 of its nominated categories. (It did.) This year, as if in backlash...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterTeboho mahate was shivering. He had trouble keeping his balance. He couldn't talk, and he had bitten his tongue. A seizure. "Any pain anywhere?" asked Dr. Jennifer Furin. Teboho, 14, held his head. Furin looked into his eyes, checking for dilated...
Tags: Haiti, Employees, Social Issues, Tuberculosis, HIV
James Traub's latest book, "The Best Intentions: Kofi Annan and the U.N. in the Era of American World Power," will be published in October.THE CAREER of U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, which will come to an end Dec. 31 with the completion of his second five-year term, has been bookended by dramatic peacemaking trips to the Middle East. During the first, in February 1998, he headed off...
The Baltimore SunKabatwa, a silverback mountain gorilla, carries her twins in the Virunga Mountains, just outside Volcanoes National Park in Rwanda. The babies were born in February. According to a 2010 census, the total number of mountain gorillas has increased by a...
Tags: 2010 Census, Dian Fossey
When Courtney Liss heard a humanitarian with first-hand experience of the Rwandan genocide was visiting her school to speak to students, she planned on going, but knew the subject would be depressing. By the end of it, the 16-year-old left feeling a...
Tags: Social Issues, Hate Crimes, Crimes, Murder, Politics
BHUTAN Presentation Robbie Green presents "Bhutan: Land of the Thunder Dragon," focusing on the nature, people, art and culture of this nation. When, where: 7:30 p.m. Monday at Distant Lands, 56 S. Raymond Ave., Pasadena. Admission, info: Free. RSVP...
Tags: Bhutan, Roxbury, Los Angeles, Malaysia, Travel
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