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UN Rights Chief Urges Respect for Human Rights in Post-Coup Sudan

GENEVA United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet is urging Sudan’s new rulers to uphold the constitution and take heed of human rights as they try to move the country forward after the toppling of president Omar al-Bashir.…

Vatican Holds Spiritual Retreat for Peace in South Sudan

ROME Pope Francis has told leaders of South Sudan that peace is possible and urged the country’s leaders to seek what unites and overcome what divides.

At the end of a two-day meeting in the Vatican, the pope shocked those …

Q&A | On rankings, red flags, and resilience

Is there really any value in ranking countries based on their fragility? What can a data set tell us that we don’t already know about problem countries? Isn’t there a risk that subjective sources or analysis may skew the results?…

Q&A | On rankings, red flags, and resilience

Is there really any value in ranking countries based on their fragility? What can a data set tell us that we don’t already know about problem countries? Isn’t there a risk that subjective sources or analysis may skew the results?…

South Africa rhino poacher killed by elephants, eaten by lions

JOHANNESBURG A suspected rhino poacher was trampled to death by an elephant and his body devoured by lions in South Africa’s Kruger National Park, officials said Monday.

South African rangers have recovered the skull of the man in the vast …

How Malawi saved lives in Cyclone Idai

Long before the world heard about Cyclone Idai, Labana Steven’s mobile phone was already lighting up with messages about rising waters across southern Malawi. Then came pictures of flooded villages. Steven quickly sent mobile phone credit to his contacts, who …