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  1. Anti-terrorism: A better solutionRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Thomaston Times

    By almost any standard of measurement, American military operations in the Middle East and North Africa have been successful. Yet, the insurgency has expanded and threatens to destabilize the entire region.

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  2. Scam checks may be in your mailbox warns Law & OrderRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Char-Koosta News

    ... of the community are reporting a new scam is afoot and people should beware. In this case, Shaw Financial from South Africa is mailing sizable fake checks, in this case $3,950, under the guise that the check is to be cashed and used to cover courier ...

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  3. See some beautiful photos from Julian Lennon's 'Horizon' exhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... a "Charity: Water" and The White Feather Foundation initiative to help bring needed clean drinking water to parts of Africa. During his travels through Kenya and Ethiopia, he captured images to help viewers to learn about unique indigenous cultures ...

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  4. The spirit of reconciliation : March 28, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Daily Times

    ... have recently come to light in a report by a US senate committee. President Ghani referred to Rwanda and South Africa's truth and reconciliation commission that sought to acknowledge the grievances of the victims of apartheid and allow the accused ...

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  5. Yemen's Aden a key battleground in conflictRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... the source of the city's importance for centuries, as a way station for ships plying between the Middle East, Asia, Africa and Europe. Aden also lies 100 miles (120 kilometers) east down the coast from the vitally strategic Bab al-Mandab strait, the ...

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  6. Scots adventurer Mark Beaumont bids to set new world record on...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Record

    HE'LL cycle 150 miles a day for five weeks, with just a tiny tent as the only barrier between himself and nights sleeping wild on the dangerous plains of Africa. But whatever Mark Beaumont feels about pedalling from Cairo to Cape Town with a bike and a bag, it isn't fear.

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  7. How Eliot Elisofon Brought an Artist's Eye to Social ProblemsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TIME.com

    ... Gitterman Gallery through April 18, would come to be known as one of the first photographers to extensively document Africa in photographs. But he made a compelling body of work on more familiar territory long before making his way onto LIFE's ...

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  8. Necessary to apologise to Taliban, says Ghani : March 27, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Daily Times

    WASHINGTON: Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said on Wednesday that some members of the Taliban had legitimate grievances given the torture and ill treatment they had suffered and it was necessary to find a way to apologize and heal national wounds. Speaking during a visit to Washington, Ghani said South Africa and Rwanda, which set up truth and reconciliation commissions to come clean about past abuses but not necessarily to punish them, had been most effective in "devising collective forms of therapy" for traumatized nations.

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  9. Ghani says need to find way to say 'sorry' to TalibanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Nation

    Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has said that some members of the Taliban had legitimate grievances given the torture and ill treatment they had suffered and it was necessary to find a way to apologize and heal national wounds. Speaking during a visit to Washington, Ghani said South Africa and Rwanda, which set up truth and reconciliation commissions to come clean about past abuses but not necessarily to punish them, had been most effective in "devising collective forms of therapy" for traumatized nations.

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  10. Obama's anti-terror strategy suffers setback in YemenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CNN

    ... by partnering with friendly governments and forces in regions as diverse as the Persian Gulf, the Levant and Africa in a more sustainable campaign against Islamic extremism. But the success of some of these campaigns is in question, as regional ...

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  11. In Kenya, Catholic Nuns Train Women To Be Local Peacemakers In The Midst Of TensionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Switched

    ... space. More than a million people live in this single slum, which is the second-largest on the continent after South Africa's Soweto. Six years after the victims fled their homes for this crowded shantytown, their legal cases are in limbo as they ...

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  12. John Kenny's photography captures amazing portraits of rural tribespeopleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Daily Mail

    Up close and personal with the many faces of Africa: Amazing portraits of rural tribespeople one photographer captured after spending nearly a decade scouring the continent Beads, shells and animal oils on Mumuhuila girl from Angola illustrate pride women of the tribe take in their hair The tight frames they are shot in barely seem to hold these people as they stand proud and stark against deep black backgrounds. The images are the work of John Kenny , a 38-year-old photographer who has spent much of the past decade travelling around south, east and west Africa, pointing his camera at the most unforgettable faces he can find.

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  13. FACTBOX-Yemen risks: separatism, sea lanes, Qaeda, poverty, ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | AlertNet

    ... keep tankers from the Gulf from reaching the Suez Canal or Sumed Pipeline, diverting them around the southern tip of Africa. Egypt has said it could not stand by if its interests were threatened. Southern secessionists say northerners based in the ...

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  14. PRETORIA: Indonesia eyes South Africa trade potentialRead the original story

    Thursday | Asia News Network

    A senior Indonesian envoy has called on Indonesian businesspeople to be more aggressive in exploring markets in South Africa in order to compete with its fellow Asean member states in attracting tourists and trade from the second-largest economy in Africa. According to data released by the Indonesian Embassy in Pretoria, Indonesia currently ranks as South Africa's fifth-largest trading partner in Asean behind Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia and Vietnam, despite the fact that it is the largest economy in Southeast Asia.

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  15. Afghan president says need to find way to say sorry to TalibanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Hindustan Times

    Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said on Wednesday that some members of the Taliban had legitimate grievances given the torture and ill treatment they had suffered and it was necessary to find a way to apologise and heal national wounds. Speaking during a visit to Washington, Ghani said South Africa and Rwanda, which set up truth and reconciliation commissions to come clean about past abuses but not necessarily to punish them, had been most effective in "devising collective forms of therapy" for traumatized nations.

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  16. Factbox - What's at risk in Yemen: oil routes, al Qaeda and proxy warRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Star Online

    ... keep tankers from the Gulf from reaching the Suez Canal or Sumed Pipeline, diverting them around the southern tip of Africa. Egypt has said it could not stand by if its interests were threatened. Southern secessionists say northerners in the capital ...

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  17. Murmurs: News To Chew On.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Willamette Week

    ... pace. "The horns, tough hide, udders, and just the mere size of it, offered unique and enriching activities ," says Africa section curator Jennifer Davis . "It ended up weighing around 1,400 pounds, and not only the lions but also the African ...

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  18. Making memories in New Mexico 2 hours agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Victoria Advocate

    ... pass by these booths in awe of the talent needed to use those tiny anvils and hammers. My favorites are the guys from Africa who are selling antique tribal beads, glass trade beads and metal beads. Mary Ann was in search of beads to embellish her ...

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  19. Wildlife conference: Tribes demand: 'recognize our right to hunt!'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | The Ecologist

    ... High Court ruling from 2006, as well as the country's Constitution. It will destroy the last hunting Bushmen in Africa - as we believe is partly its intention." And the letter concludes by pointing an accusing finger at both Botwana and other ...

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  20. Center Field: Dear Mr. President, Israel is not the enemy - nor is NetanyahuRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Jerusalem Post

    ... struggle for equality. Israelis and Zionists are not the seemingly all-powerful whites of America's South or South Africa. Palestinians are not like the long-victimized blacks. To Israelis, "Arabs" means fellow citizens who deserve respect as well ...

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