The Democratic Republic of Congo is rich in commodities, including gold. While apparently parts of the military use these ressources to enricht themselves, large parts of the population fear for their economic future.
As gold continues to fuel the conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo, a UN report says Major General Gabriel Amisi Kumba with a history of serious human rights abuses is illegally running a gold mining operation.
Bangladesh, Pakistan, India and Nepal are among the top contributors to UN peacekeeping missions across the world. But what factors are driving these relatively poor nations to send troops to work under the UN flag?
The global community loudly criticizes Kim Jong-un's regime over its nuclear and missile programs. But Pyongyang, using its state news agency KCNA, accuses other nations of hypocrisy. Julian Ryall reports.
Colombia's government and the FARC rebel group have signed a historic peace accord to end a five-decade war that has killed around 220,000 people. President Santos hailed the agreement as a 'new dawn for Colombia.'
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