||Last Updated: Apr 18, 2014 - 10:48:12 AM
In Central African Republic Drama, Chadian Forces Play a Savage Role
Thousands of civilians fled a town in northern Central African Republic (CAR) after gun battles erupted between Chadian forces and local militias last week, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said in a statement.
Apr 18, 2014 - 10:47:16 AM
Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Says Several Hundred Russian Troops in Ukraine
Ukraine's interim President Oleksandr Turchynov said he has today launched an anti-terrorist operation against Kremlin-backed insurgents who have taken over numerous government buildings and police headquarters in several cities of Donetsk Oblast, Ukraine's most populous region where 10 percent of the nation's 45 million people live. The Kyiv Post has journalists in Donetsk Oblast and will be updating as events happen.
Apr 18, 2014 - 10:45:55 AM
Yanukovych Spa and Other Presidential Businesses that Never Were
This is part of a series of investigative reports based on documents recovered from deposed President Viktor Yanukovych's Mezhyhirya estate after the Ukrainian leader abandoned the presidency on Feb. 21-22 and fled to Russia, where he is living in exile. The documents and stories are published by YanukovychLeaks.org website
Apr 18, 2014 - 10:43:26 AM
Sweet Dreams are Made of Rwandan Ice Cream
From all across Rwanda, and even from parts of neighbouring Burundi, people flock to the southern town of Butare to a little shop called Inzozi Nziza or Sweet Dreams. They come here for a taste of something of the unknown, something most have never tasted in their lives — the sweet, cold, velvety embrace of ice cream.
Apr 18, 2014 - 10:41:37 AM
Commodity Giant Steps Out of the Shadows in Academic Case Study
A detailed new case study scrutinizing the risk-management practices of Swiss-based Trafigura is the latest effort to "demystify" the once-secretive commodity trading industry, just as big merchants seek to fill a void being left by Wall Street banks.
Apr 18, 2014 - 10:37:56 AM