Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Democratic Republic of Congo troops raped at least 97 women and 33 girls, some as young as 6, in the country's conflict with M23 rebels, according to a UN report.
Libya’s ruling council handed over power to a newly elected national assembly in the country’s first peaceful transition...
SIDI BOUZID, Tunisia - Agence France-Presse
Police fired warning shots and tear gas yesterday to disperse protesters who attacked provincial...
JUBA, South Sudan - Reuters
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton urged South Sudan and Sudan to end an oil dispute on Aug. 3 .
MOGADISHU - Agence France-Presse
Somalia's Al-Qaeda linked Shebab insurgents have executed three members for "spying"...
Somalia’s constituent assembly endorsed a draft constitution yesterday, billed as a key step...
MOGADISHU - The Associated Press
Somali leaders are debating a new constitution that protects the right to have an abortion...
TRIPOLI - Agence France-Presse
Libya’s interim authorities said they will hand over power to a newly elected congress on Aug. 8...
From online dispatches
A Nigerian man was killed by his six wives after they forced him to have...
TUNIS, Tunisia - The Associated Press
The boldness of ultraconservative Muslims, known loosely as Salafis, who want to turn Tunisia into a strict Islamic state, may become a crucial threat against democracy in the birthplace of the Arab Spring
ZANZIBAR - Agence France-Presse
At least 31 people have drowned and more than ...