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WHO Warns It is Running Out of Money to Tackle Ebola Epidemic in DRC

GENEVA - The World Health Organization is urgently appealing for $40 million to salvage its operation to bring the Ebola epidemic to an end in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. The Ebola operation in eastern DR Congo's conflict-ridden North Kivu an...Read More

Pope Cautions against ‘Unfair’ Middle East Peace Plans

ROME, ITALY - Pope Francis has cautioned against "unfair'' solutions aimed at ending the conflict between Israelis and Palestinians.In a speech Sunday during a visit to the Italian southern port city of Bari to reflect on peace in countries bordering t...Read More

Thailand’s Neighbors Denounce Court’s Opposition Party Ban

Thailand's neighbors in Southeast Asia are condemning Bangkok for dissolving an opposition party Friday, which critics view as the latest sign democracy is in retreat in the region.The Constitutional Court in Thailand has ordered the Future Forward Par...Read More

Home of Togo Opposition Candidate Surrounded by Security Forces

LOME, TOGO - The home of a key Togo opposition candidate was surrounded by security forces just hours after polls closed Saturday in elections widely expected to see President Faure Gnassingbe claim a fourth term in power. Troops could be seen outside ...Read More

South Sudan’s Rivals Form Unity Government Aiming to End War

JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN - South Sudan opened a new chapter in its fragile emergence from civil war Saturday as rival leaders formed a coalition government that many observers prayed would last this time around. A day after President Salva Kiir dissolved the ...Read More