• Smoke rises from the Syrian town of Kobani, seen from near the Mursitpinar border crossing on the Turkish-Syrian border
    Islamic State flying three jets…

    Islamic State flying three jets in Syria: monitor By Sylvia Westall, Reuters 17 October 2014 Iraqi pilots who have joined Islamic State in Syria are training members of the group to fly in three captured

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    Militia accused of Rwanda genocide…

    Militia accused of Rwanda genocide facing onslaught By Julia Steers, CBS News 17 October 2014 Twenty years after the genocide in Rwanda, the rebel militia that fled the country in the wake of the massacres

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    Uganda to Supply South Sudan Weapons

    Uganda to Supply South Sudan Weapons By Nicholas Bariyo, Wall Street Journal 16 October 2014 Uganda will start buying weapons and other military hardware for South Sudan’s government under an agreement

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    On homosexuality: Uganda’s…

    On homosexuality: Uganda's religious leaders By Daisy Carrington, CNN 16 October 2014 It all started with David Kato, the Ugandan gay-rights activist who was bludgeoned to death in his home in 2011.

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  • File photo shows Shi'ite Houthi rebels riding a patrol truck in Sanaa
    Yemen’s Houthis advance…

    Yemen's Houthis advance near al Qaeda stronghold By Mohammed Ghobari, Reuters 15 October 2014 Yemen's new Shi'ite Muslim powerbrokers sent fighters towards an al Qaeda stronghold on Wednesday, raising

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    Uganda: Discriminatory legislation…

    Uganda: Discriminatory legislation fuels repression and abuse Amnesty International 16 October 2014 Repressive and discriminatory legislation enacted over the last 18 months in Uganda has led to increasing

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