LATEST UPDATE: 07/06/2012 In an interview with FRANCE 24 Thursday, Niger President Mahamadou Issofou said foreign jihadists – including Afghans and Pakistanis – were training Islamist recruits in the breakaway region of northern Mali.
A rights group says militants in the West African state of Liberia are using children to conduct cross-border attacks on villages in Ivory Coast. Human Rights Watch says the attacks have killed at least 40 people since July 2011. Hundreds of Liberian mercenaries fought
Written By:AFP, Posted: Fri, Jun 08, 2012-The fishermen and herders eking out an existence on the shores of the majestic Lake Turkana risk having their way of life destroyed by a giant dam under construction in Ethiopia, their neighbour to the north.
UN envoy Kofi Annan told the UN Security Council Thursday that violence in Syria will "spiral out of control" without significant pressure on President Bashar al-Assad. UN chief Ban Ki-moon also said Syria was headed for "full-scale civil war."
7 JUNE 2012-Rome — World cereal supplies expected to be abundant in 2012/13-Global food prices have dropped sharply in May due (Photo FrMar-irrealismo)to generally favourable supplies, growing global economic uncertainties and a strengthening of the US dollar, FAO said today.
By David Kerr-Rome, Italy, Jun 7, 2012 / 05:35 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Pope Benedict XVI says the Second Vatican Council did not reject Eucharistic adoration outside of Mass, including the Corpus Christi procession that he led this evening in Rome.
By Flavia Lanyero (email the author) -Posted Friday, June 8 2012 at 00:00-Despite being an evidently huge problem in the country, liable to punishment, abortion cases are uncommon in Ugandan courts because they are never reported for investigation,
Scripture:Mark 12:35-37-35 And as Jesus taught in the temple, he said, "How can the scribes say that the Christ is the son of David?-Meditation: What kind of ruler does the world need today? Who can establish true peace and justice? When the people of Israel
7 June 2012 Last updated at 14:42 GMT-By James GallagherHealth and science reporter, BBC News-A blood sample from mum and saliva from dad have been used to sequence the genome of a foetus in the womb, by US researchers.
By AFP-Posted Thursday, June 7 2012 at 17:20-Sudan has urged the African Union to move its July summit from Malawi to its Addis Ababa headquarters after the host nation's refusal to welcome President Omar al-Bashir, the foreign ministry said Thursday.