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Kagame blames the world's inaction as Rwanda commemorates the 1994 genocide with lingering scars

Apr. 07, 2024 07:59 AM EDT

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Rwandan President Paul Kagame blamed the inaction of the international community for allowing the 1994 genocide to happen as Rwandans on Sunday commemorated 30 years since an estimated 800,000 people were killed by government-backed extremists. Rwanda has...

Though Rwanda has come a long way since the 1994 genocide, scars of the past still haunt the nation

Apr. 06, 2024 03:12 AM EDT

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Rwanda is preparing to mark the 30th anniversary of the East African nation's most horrific period in history — the genocide against its minority Tutsi. To this day, new mass graves are still being discovered across the country of 14 million people, a grim reminder of the...

The Netherlands opens a Holocaust museum as protesters oppose Israeli president's presence

Mar. 10, 2024 21:22 PM EDT

AMSTERDAM (AP) — The Netherlands opened the National Holocaust Museum on Sunday with a ceremony presided over by the Dutch king as well as Israeli President Isaac Herzog, whose presence prompted protest because of Israel's military campaign in Gaza. The museum in Amsterdam tells...

Israel's president says the UN world court misrepresented his comments in its genocide ruling

Jan. 28, 2024 15:40 PM EST

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's president on Sunday accused the U.N. world court of misrepresenting his words in a ruling that ordered Israel to take steps to protect Palestinians and prevent a genocide in the Gaza Strip. The court's ruling on Friday cited a series of statements made by...

In Davos, Israel's president calls ties with Saudi Arabia key to ending war in Gaza

Jan. 18, 2024 11:28 AM EST

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — Normalizing ties between Israel and Saudi Arabia would be a key element of ending the war with Hamas and a game-changer for the entire Middle East, Israeli President Isaac Herzog said Thursday at the World Economic Forum’s annual meeting in the Swiss town of Davos. ...

At Davos, conflict, climate change and AI get top billing as leaders converge for elite meeting

Jan. 15, 2024 09:37 AM EST

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The Earth is heating up, as is conflict in the Middle East. The world economy and Ukraine's defense against Russia are sputtering along. Artificial intelligence could upend all our lives. The to-do list of global priorities has grown for this year’s...