German Chancellor Angela Merkel will inaugurate a memorial Wednesday in Berlin to the Roma and Sinti populations killed by the Nazis. Historians estimate that nearly 500,000 Roma were killed across Europe between 1933 and 1945.
A UN-backed court trying members of the former Khmer Rouge regime said Thursday that it will free Ieng Thirith, 80, a former social affairs minister and the sister-in-law of Khmer Rouge leader Pol Pot, after ruling her medically unfit to stand trial.
A new outbreak of the Ebola virus in Uganda has brought back terrifying memories, but authorities say they have the problem under control. Meanwhile, NGOs ask for help as mortality rates rise in South Sudan's refugee camps. Finally, Rwanda uses unpopular tactics towards its thousands of orphans from the 1994 genocide.
His critics accuse him of being authoritarian, distant and calculating. But is that a true representation of Paul Kagame? France 24 was given exclusive access to the Rwandan President for one week and allowed to film as he went about his day to day routine.
UN troops have deployed tanks to protect the key city of Goma from a possible attack by rogue soldiers in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo amid mounting tensions with neighbouring Rwanda over reports Kigali is supplying the rebels.
UN head Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday spoke with the presidents of the Democratic Republic of Congo and Rwanda to "defuse tensions", following reports that Rwanda was supplying arms to the M23 rebels in eastern Congo.
Rebels in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo seized the town of Rutshuru from the army Sunday, two days after taking a key mineral transit town. The rebels’ gains in the volatile North Kivu province risk dragging the country back into war.
French president François Hollande confirmed Saturday that he plans to push a new law that would criminalise the denial of the 1915-1916 Armenian genocide by Ottoman Turkey. A French court ruled Thursday the law was unconstitutional.
The end of a painful chapter in Rwanda's history, as it formally closes a system of community courts aimed at trying suspects of the 1994 genocide. About 65 percent of those brought through the tribunals were found guilty of involvement in the slaughter of hundreds of thousands of ethnic Tutsis. Critics say the courts did not meet internationally-set standards, though those in favour of them believe it was a fast and effective way to deal with those facing trial.