Representatives of a Pan-African grouping of faith leaders say the mineral resource-based conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) could be prevented if signatories to peace agreements honored their stated commitments.
President-elect Obama is being deluged with well-meaning advice, says Middle East expert Michael Marten. Maybe we expect too much, but taking a realistic look at how he might handle various conflicts in the region remains important.
Demonstrators will act as dead and blood-stained bodies, at the Baby Show in Manchester this morning. The action is a protest against the recent purchase of arms fairs by the Baby Show's owners, Clarion Events.
Christians are called to stand with those who are victims of oppression, poverty and violence, a World Council of Churches' leader has said in advance of its forthcoming United Nations Advocacy Week in New York.
Thousands of refugees from Burma face a critical time this Christmas following Cyclone Nargis and volatile food prices. The warning comes from Christmas Bowl, the international aid agency of the National Council of Churches in Australia.
A high-ranking government official from Sierra Leone has told an international churches team visiting his country and in Liberia that the world needs to get behind urgently needed peace-building efforts.
Thousands of families who have opened homes to those fleeing the crisis-hit eastern part of the Democratic Republic of Congo are facing danger themselves as aid agencies seek to bring assistance amid conflict.