Fifteen dead as suspected Islamist rebels attack village in east Congo

Suspected Islamist rebels have killed about 15 people in east Congo, an official said on Wednesday, the latest in attacks causing anger at perceived inaction of the army and U.N. troops. The raid occurred overnight in the village of Maleki, near the city of Oicha in a forested region near the Ugandan border, said Donat… Read More Fifteen dead as suspected Islamist rebels attack village in east Congo

Australian writer and broadcaster Clive James dies at 80

Clive James, an expatriate Australian writer and broadcaster who wrote incisively and often hilariously about television, literature and current affairs, has died aged 80, his agents said on Wednesday. James, a big name in British television and radio in the 1980s, was influential in media circles and won awards for journalism and broadcasting. His often… Read More Australian writer and broadcaster Clive James dies at 80