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M23 rebels press forward after east Congo gains

GOMA, Congo - A rebel group seeking to overthrow the Congolese government focused its...confront the two eastern African countries over their role in neighboring Congo's conflict.Both Rwanda and Uganda have repeatedly denied supporting...
Bears, humans coexist in park

KATMAI NATIONAL PARK AND PRESERVE - Kim Spanjol has seen gorillas in Congo and orangutans in Borneo. But for a honeymoon with her husband Jim O'Brien, she planned a trip to Katmai National Park and...
JDHS grad goes to Hell and back

...the world for his latest book so he chose four places - the Congo, India, Mexico City and Disney World. "They all were places...entertained by it." Of the four different locations visited, the Congo was the closest thing to a hellhole that he found. Thompson...
Foreign adoptions by Americans decline sharply

...adoptions, followed by Haiti with 388, Congo with 313 and Uganda with 276.Despite...relatively high numbers of adoptions from the Congo, that African country has been the cause...States. They face a choice of living in the Congo with their children or returning to the...
Life without limits

...confidence in himself that he could play."He wanted to stay in the Congo in his village," Brittenham said. "His family and the encouragement...others got him to go to the States."Mutombo did go back to the Congo, but it was to build hospitals in poverty-stricken regions...
Off the Beaten Path: A query to Red Bull to sponsor my birding league

...Trail with my dad, I saw my first sharp-shinned hawk of the year, inspiring a similar feeling to base jumping naked onto the Congo River and capturing the first photograph of Mahamba - a 50-foot-long living dinosaur. Imagine what a photo of me, binoculars...
Off the Beaten Path: The journeys we make

...our planet seems a little smaller. We can get on a plane and fly around the world in less than 48 hours. A float down the Congo River, cycling across Europe and Asia, and skiing across Antarctica seem strangely possible. It's hard not to get excited...
Five Good Reads for Earth Day

...tolls from first contact with Europeans: 6 million in the West Indies, 10 million in the Amazon Basin, 10 million in the Congo and so on, but any armchair anthropologist could do that. His is a more personal grief. Strong tribes when he first met them...
In 'The Act of Killing' Indonesian violence is re-created as cinema spectacle

...the documentary's protagonist Anwar Congo (the man in black in the opening sequence...Oppenheimer had the exceptional idea to ask Congo, who claims to have killed more than a...the murders they committed.The scenes Congo (who lives in the North Sumatra city of...
Rwandan leader accused in South Africa killing of ex-spy chief

...were killed. Then the RPF invaded eastern Congo, ostensibly to kill members of the Hutu...African nations in what became a scramble for Congo's fabulous mineral wealth.Inside Rwanda...allowing alleged Hutu killers to escape into Congo, played to British and American interests...


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