Central African Republic News
Pope Francis Arrives for First-Ever Trip to Africa
As Pope Francis arrives in Africa, shortly after a rash of terrorist attacks in Beirut, Paris and Bamako, there is huge concern for his safety. So, what is His Holiness worried about? “I’m scared of the mosquitoes,” he told reporters traveling with him on the papal plane, cracking a big smile.
Ugandan-Led Rebel Group Steps up Attacks in Central Africa
Ugandan-led rebel group steps up attacks in Central Africa, watchdog organization says
Who's Afraid Of The Big Bad Wolf?
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES PRIMARY PRIMER: We have three days of primaries this week with six states voting, but today we’ll be watching Kansas, Missouri, Washington, and Michigan, ABC’s SHUSHANNAH WALSHE and CALEB JACKSON note. There’s a marquee match-up in Kansas that’s ...
Africa Leaders Summit: Who Didn't Make the Cut?
More than 45 African heads of state are now in Washington, D.C., for the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, the first of its kind. The Obama administration invited nearly all of Africa’s leaders, hoping to strengthen ties between the U.S. and the continent, with an eye on...
U.S. Sends Drone, 80 Troops to Chad for Missing Schoolgirls Search
The United States is sending 80 military personnel and at least one unarmed Predator reconnaissance aircraft to Chad as part of a growing effort to find the more than 275 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Islamic extremists a month ago. The unmanned reconnaissance aircraft will join...
Remembering Camille Lepage, Photojournalist Killed in Africa
French journalist Camille Lepage is seen in this picture taken in Bangui, Central African Republic on Feb. 19, 2014. (Fred Dufour/AFP/Getty Images) The French government has confirmed the death of Camille Lepage, a 26-year -old photojournalist working in the Central African Republic. The country ...
Samantha Power: Putin's Actions Suggest He Wants Eastern Ukraine
ABC News’ Adam Teicholz reports: In a wide-ranging, exclusive interview with George Stephanopoulos this morning on “This Week,” U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power had harsh words for Russian President Vladimir Putin in the wake of pro-Russian soldiers’ recent takeovers of ...
Five Things You Might Not Know About Samantha Power
Samantha Power, the United States’ ambassador to the United Nations, joins George Stephanopoulos on “This Week” on Sunday to speak about her recent trip to Africa, where she confronted the memories of one genocide in Rwanda and tried to stop another from occurring in nearby...
Talkin' baseball and diplomacy
NEW YORK -- "I've got a near-torn Achilles," Henry Kissinger said outside the door of his apartment building. "Like Kobe Bryant," said Samantha Power, the United States ambassador to the United Nations, as she helped him into the van. "Who?" he asked as he settled into the seat for the ride to