In this week's global news, the Islamic State group threatens to kill two Japanese hostages; the first suspects possibly linked to Paris attacks appear in court; protests against potential delays in the Democratic Republic of Congo presidential election turn deadly; and more.
The Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) M23 rebels appear to be calling the shots as reports say the group is stacking its ranks through kidnappings and filling its coffers through ransom. BET.com takes a look at the latest developments in the DRC’s fight against the group.
A study conducted by the International Rescue Committee (IRC) Johns Hopkins University and the University of Washington, on women in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) reveals a promising path to recovery for sexual violence victims.
Rwanda and the U.S. are stumped after Democratic Republic of Congo’s notorious rebel leader and “most wanted man in Africa” Bosco Ntaganda walked into the U.S. Embassy in Rwanda Monday and turned himself in to stand trial on war crimes.
Rachel Mwanza, the 16-year-old star of the Oscar nominated foreign film War Witch, was recently granted a visa that will allow her to travel from her native Democratic Republic of Congo to the U.S. to attend the Oscars and rub elbows with some of Hollywood’s brightest stars.
Israeli's Prime Minister vows to remove Palestinian state if re-elected; AlJazeera spotlights Cameroon's rare chimpanzee crisis; the wife of Burundi's opposition leader is shot in the head; plus more.