Is Rwanda backing rebels led by a war criminal in Congo?

TIME
Nairobi, Kenya

KagameMounting evidence that Rwanda is supplying arms and recruits to a rebellion led by an indicted war criminal in the Democratic Republic of Congo (D.R.C.) is the latest indication that, in the aftermath of the 1994 genocide, President Paul Kagame’s government will ensure its own security and interests even to the detriment of its neighbors and in defiance of international law.

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Clinic offers the sick a healing hand after Islamic militants flee

The Times of London
Hudur, Somalia

Hudur Idris
Idris, 7, was injured when he fell from a cart (Times Photographer, Tristan McConnell)

When Idris was thrown from his donkey cart on Sunday, blood from a nasty gash clotted in his hair and stained his threadbare shirt. The best he could have hoped for until that day was a dirty needle to stitch the cut and painkillers, as likely as not counterfeit. But his accident coincided with the opening of a health clinic in the Somali town of Hudur, two months after it was liberated from militants linked to al-Qaeda. Continue reading Clinic offers the sick a healing hand after Islamic militants flee