The owner of a Philadelphia art store was arrested Tuesday and charged with smuggling and conspiracy for illegally importing and selling African elephant ivory, according to the U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of New York.
A renowned South African whitewater guide and outdoorsman was apparently pulled from his kayak by a crocodile in the Democratic Republic of Congo and is presumed dead, expedition sponsor Eddie Bauer said.
"What's wrong with you?" a 14-year-old Congolese girl asked us in Swahili. "We were singing and dancing and you all just looked so sad. What's wrong with you?" We looked into the eyes of the welcoming group of pre-teen girls and flat-out lied, "We're just tired from our journey."
The United Nations World Food Programme has added longitude and latitude to its hunger awareness campaign with the publication of an interactive map plotting the location of the world's hungriest people.
Ousted Haitian President Jean-Bertrand Aristide remained for a fourth day Friday in a gilded cage in this dilapidated capital city, unable to communicate with the outside world, his spokesman said in a telephone interview from Paris.