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Since Genocide, Rwanda's Women Have Helped Lead The Recovery

The Rwandan genocide left a deep and profound wound. It not only decimated the Rwandan people, it destroyed the nation's political and social structures.<p>In 1994, after the killing stopped, women made up 70 percent of the population.<p>They were needed to lead Rwanda's recovery. Rwandan women moved …

Brit Ship 'Echo' Arrives to Hunt Missing Jet's Black Box

A British Navy survey ship arrived Sunday at the spot in the Indian Ocean where a Chinese vessel detected "pulse signals" Friday and Saturday that could be from the black box of the missing Malaysia Airlines jet, a Ministry of Defense spokesperson told NBC News.<p>The sophisticated HMS Echo is …

Ukraine on alert amid pro-Russian unrest

Ukraine's acting President Oleksander Turchinov has called an emergency meeting with the heads of security services as pro-Russian protesters stormed government buildings in a number of major cities in the country's east, calling for referenda on joining Russia.<p>In Donetsk, 80km west of the Russian …

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2 suicide bombings end 3 days of peace in Afghanistan<p>Speeding taxi runs into crowd of tourists on Moscow sidewalk<p>Children watching the World Cup …

Nigeria gun attack: Zamfara 'cattle rustlers' blamed

<b>Seventy-nine people are said to have been killed in northern Nigeria, in an attack blamed by police on gunmen from the Fulani community.</b><p>The attack targeted a meeting of community leaders and vigilante groups in Galadima village, Zamfara state, a police spokesman told AFP news agency.<p>The meeting was …

El Salvador president-elect plans 'routine' health check-up abroad | Reuters

SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) - El Salvador’s president-elect, Salvador Sanchez Ceren, said on Sunday he will travel abroad for a “routine” medical check-up ahead of assuming the presidency in June, and said he did not have any serious illness.<p>El Salvador's President-elect Salvador Sanchez Ceren waves to …

France pulls out of Rwanda genocide commemorations

<b>The French government has announced that it is pulling out of the 20th anniversary commemorations on Monday for the Rwandan genocide.</b><p>The decision follows an accusation by the Rwandan President, Paul Kagame, that France participated in the mass killings in 1994.<p>Mr Kagame has previously made similar …

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Pro-Russian Protestors Storm Ukrainian Government Buildings Again

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>In what is becoming a semi-regular event in Ukraine, protestors stormed government buildings. This …

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Emmert: Unionization grossly inappropriate

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The NCAA president called an effort to unionize players a "grossly inappropriate" way to solve problems in college sports …