Thursday, September 19, 2013 - 09:18
International defense companies, increasingly dependent on exports because of deep military spending cuts in the United States and Europe, are reportedly looking to mineral-rich Africa to help get them out of a hole.
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 - 13:08
Regional delegates to a peace conference for the Democratic Republic of Congo said all parties to the conflict should exercise maximum restraint.
Friday, September 6, 2013 - 09:06
The heroin problem plaguing parts of East Africa is likely because of its use as a transit area, a report from the U.N. Office on Drugs and Crime said.
Friday, September 6, 2013 - 07:51
The U.S State Department announced special envoy to the DRC Russ Feingold arrived in the region to help drive the effort to bring peace to the country.
Thursday, September 5, 2013 - 08:09
Mokhtar Belmokhtar, mastermind of the deadly attack on an Algerian gas complex in January and deemed one of the most dangerous jihadists in North Africa, has united his breakaway al-Qaida force with a Mali-based group and vowed attacks "from the Nile to the Atlantic."
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 07:24
The South Sudanese government is called on to ensure there's enough security in the country for humanitarian groups to work, the United Nations said.
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 07:17
M23 militia in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo is called on to disband after firing into Rwanda territory, the U.S. State Department said.
Friday, August 23, 2013 - 07:30
An unknown number of insurgents were killed in fighting between Kenyan Defense Forces and al-Shabaab guerrillas in the Kenyan border town of Hulugho, local officials said.
Friday, January 11, 2013 - 00:00
Officials said the Catatumbo region is one of Colombia's most violent regions because of guerrilla and drug trafficking activity
Friday, July 27, 2012 - 00:00
The Mercosur Federation of Rural Associations said it was displeased with the trade bloc's decision to suspend Paraguay and admit Venezuela as a full member.