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  1. Ivy Tech opens path to better life for refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | Journalgazette.net

    ... a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email. Leon Kwete, a former chemical engineer from the Democratic Republic of the Congo, thanks the teachers and sponsors of the Ivy Tech Refugee Scholar Program. Five refugees received CNA diplomas through the ...

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  2. Libya: Troubled By Escalating Violence, ICC Prosecutor Urges Halt to FightingRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    ... commission of such crimes. Also under investigation by the ICC are the situations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, northern Uganda, the Darfur region of Sudan, the Central African Republic, Kenya, and Cte d'Ivoire. Q: It is reported that the ...

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  3. Families urge resumption of adoptions from CongoRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The Star

    With the president of Congo coming to Washington for a U.S.-Africa summit, hundreds of frustrated American families are hoping he can be persuaded to lift a suspension that has stalled efforts to adopt children from his troubled country for the past 10 months.

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  4. KCC alumnus Jordan Blekking to speak at KCC Aug. 6Read the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Battle Creek Enquirer

    ... 2012 and was assigned to serve in the Republic of Zambia, a landlocked country south of the Democratic Republic of the Congo in south central Africa. Blekking, who has documented his Peace Corps experiences throughout his assignment online at ...

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  5. Troubled by escalating violence in Libya, ICC Prosecutor urges halt to fightingRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | United Nations

    ... he commission of such crimes. Also under investigation by the ICC are the situations in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, northern Uganda, the Darfur region of Sudan, the Central African Republic, Kenya, and CA te d'Ivoire.

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  6. Cease-Fire Signed in Central African Republic ConflictRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | DFW Catholic

    BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of the Congo - Rival factions in the Central African Republic signed a cease-fire on Wednesday in hopes of halting the deadly violence, but it is unclear whether it will be effective.

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  7. American families hope president of Congo will lift suspension, allow adoptionsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Deseret News

    In this June 18, 2014 photo provided by Alana Carroll, Canaan, left, and Neema, two Congolese boys who have been adopted by Justin and Alana Carroll of Jefferson City, Tenn., pose for a photo in Kinshasa, Congo.

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  8. The United Nations welcomes the signing in Brazzaville of a...Read the original story

    14 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

    BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of the Congo, July 25, 2014/African Press Organization / - Mr. Abdoulaye Bathily and Lt-General Babacar Gaye, Special Representatives of the Secretary-General of the United Nations, respectively for the Central African Region and for the Central African Republic, participated in the Forum on the inter-Central African National ... (more)

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  9. In Ethiopia, family planning increasingly an article of faithRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

    ... development workers' hands across sub-Saharan Africa, from Kenya to the Ivory Coast to the Democratic Republic of the Congo. "A pastor who is living in a certain community - he observes the problems of the community. He sees a pregnant woman who is ...

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  10. The Drill Down: Zinc a contender with top result from Ivanhoe's Kipushi property in DRCRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | SNL Financial

    ... its way to No. 1 with a high-grade result from Ivanhoe Mines' Kipushi property in the Democratic Republic of the Congo's Katanga province during the week ended July 18. Fission Uranium is also back in the list with another result from its Patterson ...

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  11. Beating AIDS worldwide, NGOs still alarmedRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | EurActiv.com

    ... Numerous countries have yet to make significant progress in tackling HIV, such as Nigeria, Democratic Republic of the Congo and South Sudan. According to Khalil Elouardighi, campaigner at Coalition Plus (NGO that brings together organisations ...

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  12. KCC alumnus to speak Aug. 6 about Peace Corps, gardeningRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Battle Creek Enquirer

    ... 2012 and was assigned to serve in the Republic of Zambia, a landlocked country south of the Democratic Republic of the Congo in southcentral Africa. Blekking has documented his Peace Corps experiences at jordanblekking.blogspot.com and in a series ...

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  13. Ebola outbreak: Time to test experimental vaccines?Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | CNN

    ... This is the first outbreak to have affected Guinea. Previous outbreaks have affected Democratic Republic of the Congo, Uganda, and Republic of the Congo. (CNN) -- Ebola virus disease is sweeping across West Africa in the largest outbreak of the ...

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  14. Secretary-General Appoints Diane Corner of United Kingdom Deputy Special Representative for MinuscaRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

    ... the East African Community (2009-2013), and most recently as the British Ambassador to the Democratic Republic of the Congo and non-Resident Ambassador to the Republic of Congo (2013-present). Ms. Corner also served as Acting High Commissioner to ...

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  15. The African Union welcomes the signing of an Agreement on the...Read the original story

    Yesterday | In-depth Africa

    ... of the Commission reiterates AU's deep appreciation to President Denis Sassou Nguesso of the Republic of the Congo, Mediator of the Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS) in the CAR crisis, for his personal commitment and the ...

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  16. UN hails Central African Republic ceasefireRead the original story

    Yesterday | Newkerala.com

    ... well as those from CAR's National Transitional Council, signed a truce in Brazzaville, the capital of the Republic of Congo, to stop the on-going violence in the country. CAR has been embroiled in fighting fuelled by inter-communal retaliatory ...

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  17. Ceasefire signed in Central African Republic conflictRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | DFW Catholic

    Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo, Jul 25, 2014 / 12:03 am .- Rival factions in the Central African Republic signed a ceasefire on Wednesday in hopes of halting the deadly violence, but it is unclear whether it will be effective.

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  18. Social indicators: India moves forward but crawls compared to neighboursRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Express India

    ... Australia, Switzerland, Netherlands and the United States - and at the bottom - Niger, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Central Ministry readies road map to phase out e-auctions by CIL The coal ministry has prepared a road map for phasing out of ...

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  19. Central African Republic: Signature of a Cessation of Hostilities AgreementRead the original story

    Yesterday | Holtville Tribune

    ... the way for a peaceful and democratic political transition. The agreement was signed in Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo, by representatives of the ex-Seleka and anti-Balaka armed groups, as well as by representatives from the Central African ...

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  20. U.S. Mission to the United Nations: Statement on the Cease-fire...Read the original story

    Yesterday | State Department

    ... States is grateful for the leadership of the ECCAS mediator, President Denis Sassou Nguesso of the Republic of the Congo, as well for the vital supporting efforts of AU and UN mediators as well as the International Contact Group on CAR -- all of ...

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