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A look at al-Qaida's priorities through receipts

12/29/2013 8:32am
More than 100 receipts and invoices retrieved from a building occupied by al-Qaida's North African branch in Timbuktu, Mali show an organization intent on documenting even the most minor expenses. Here are a few examples, in West African francs translated into U.S. dollars:

Fear pulses through crowded S. Sudan refugee camp

12/29/2013 3:04pm
The women and girls leave the main United Nations refugee camp here during the day. The men do not. To exit is to risk death, they say.