Global Week in Review: Cameroonian LGBT Activist Tortured to Death

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  • Rebel Violence in Congo Pushes 55,000 Refugees to Uganda
  • Brazil Will No Longer Seek Out Cuban Doctors
  • U.N. Women Appoints a New Head
  • Rights Group Denounces Sudanese President Trip to Nigeria
  • Did a Chinese Woman Die From an iPhone 5 Shock?
  • Sierra Leone Pursues Improvements in Maternal Health Services
  • U.S. Woman Gets 10 Years in Rwandan Fraud Case
  • LGBT Activist Tortured to Death in Cameroon
  • Contaminated School Meals Kill 22 Children in India
  • Syria Refugee Crisis Worst Since Rwandan Genocide, Says U.N.
  • Cuba Caught Sending Weapons to North Korean
  • Malaria and TB Run Rampant in Africa as HIV/AIDS Deaths Decline
  • Italian Politician Compares First Black Minister to Orangutan
  • Top Running Stars Fail Drug Tests
  • Top U.S. Official Meets with Egypt Caretaker Leaders
  • Kenya Dismisses U.N. Accusations
  • Kenyan Prisoners Learn the Law
  • Pakistani Teen Shot by Taliban Addresses U.N.
  • Spain's Prime Minister Under Pressure to Resign
  • Bangladesh Islamist Leader Found Guilty of War Crimes
  • The Edward Snowden Saga Continues

U.N. Women Appoints a New Head

Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka, the former deputy president of South Africa, will now lead U.N. Women. She is replacing Michelle Bachelet as the organization's executive director. Bachelet has resigned to run for another term as Chile’s president.


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