Contradicting the claims of Egyptian antiquities chief Zahi Hawass, a member of a French archaeological expedition reports that the ancient burial ground of Saqqara has been vandalized by would-be robbers.
More than 80% of Nepalese live in villages with very little access to health, education and other modern amenities. Lands seized by Maoists during the decade long war from 1996 to 2006 have not been returned to the owners.
The humanitarian crisis in Congo has worsened, with tens if not hundreds of thousands of people displaced. It is time for world leaders to take on this issue and contribute to bringing an end to the conflict.