Latest Stories Tagged: Conflict & Justice

Conflict & Justice

Egypt bans female circumcision

The practice of female circumcision is widely condemned as a violation of human rights, but it's also widely practiced in many countries, especially in Africa, but now the government in Egypt has passed a law banning female circumcision

Conflict & Justice

Geo answer

The answer to our Geo Quiz today is Dili - the capital of East Timor. It's where martial arts film star and UNICEF goodwill ambassador Jackie Chan visited today to promote peace. The BBC's Lucy Williamson reports from Dili.

Conflict & Justice

Questions about illegal arms deals

The U.S. ambassador to Albania may face questions from Congress over an illegal arms deal, and another U.S. diplomat alleges that the ambassador tried to cover up the deal, as Anchor Lisa Mullins gets the details from Eric Schmitt of the New York Times.

Global Politics

Reaction from Zimbabwe's neighbors

Most of Zimbabwe's neighbors have been slow to criticize President Robert Mugabe or even publicly address reports of violence toward his opponents, but there have been more voices of dissent in the past week, as The World's Jason Margolis has more.