1. Not Again

    Fire May Hit Second Congo Arms Depot

    People try to retrieve on March 5, 2012 belonging from their homes devastated on March 4 by huge explosions at a munitions depot that left more than 150 dead and 1,000 injured in the Mpila area Brazzaville.  The government said an electrical short-circuit likely caused a fire which triggered a series of blasts so powerful they devastated the surrounding area and blew out windows in Kinshasa, the capital of the neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo situated across the Congo river.                                                AFP PHOTO / PATRICK FORT  (Photo credit should read PATRICK FORT/AFP/Getty Images)

    Patrick Fort, AFP / Getty Images

    Days after a massive explosion at a Congo arms depot killed at least 213 people, officials are fighting to keep the fire from spreading to yet another munitions stockpile, with even heavier weapons. The first fire buckled buildings—including two churches—and shattered windows miles away from depot, and smaller explosions have continued to shake Brazzaville, the capital of Republic of the Congo.

    Read it at Associated Press