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  1. Preterm-Birth Complications Leading Global Killer of Young ChildrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Health.com

    ... preterm birth complications were: India (361,600), Nigeria (98,300), Pakistan (75,000), Democratic Republic of the Congo (40,600), China (37,200), Bangladesh (26,100), Indonesia (25,800), Ethiopia (24,400), Angola (15,900) and Kenya (13,300), ...

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  2. Modern slavery 'traps 35.8 million...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Bangkok Post

    ... the Central African Republic using child soldiers to mineral-rich Zambia, Angola, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo forcing children and adults to "labour in dangerous mines." Nigeria is a major source of human trafficking to Europe. In one ...

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  3. 35.8 Million Worldwide Living in Modern-Day Slavery: ReportRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2014 | Common Dreams

    ... to be most prevalent are: Mauritania, Uzbekistan, Haiti, Qatar, India, Pakistan, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Sudan, Syria and the Central African Republic. India has the highest absolute number of slaves, estimated at 14.29 million. ...

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  4. Ebolaa Ita s Not a MovieRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2014 | US Pharmacist

    ... to a CNN report, the first human outbreaks occurred in 1976, one in northern Zaire (now Democratic Republic of the Congo) and the other in southern Sudan (now South Sudan). According to the CDC, the virus is named after the Ebola River, as the virus ...

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  5. Modern exhibit dispels notion that African art focuses only on traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Miami Hurricane

    Unknown Kuba Artist , Kuba Kingdom, Democratic Republic of the Congo; Woman's Overskirt, mid 20th century; bark cloth, raffia and dye, 38 x 74 in. // Photo courtesy Lowe Art Museum Ceremonial masks and sheet metal sculptures gaze back at visitors of the "Art in Real Life: Traditional African Art from the Lowe Art Museum" exhibit.

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  6. Your letters: Grants make a differenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Evening Sun

    Have you ever heard of an "adoption grant?" I hadn't either until my husband and I began an adoption of a brother and sister from Democratic Republic Of The Congo. An adoption grant is a specified amount of funding given to adoptive families who have applied to a non-profit group for financial assistance to complete an adoption.

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  7. Edusei Foundation joins effort to sponsor Africa Youth ForumRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2014 | GhanaWeb

    ... and CEO of The Africa Society; Her Excellency Faida Mitifu, Ambassador to the U.S. from the Democratic Republic of the Congo; Tami Hultman, Co-Founder of AllAfrica.com; and Kenyan poet, Ana Mwalagho. Featured presenters convening workshops include ...

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  8. Being born early is now the chief cause of infant deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | New Scientist

    ... where the highest numbers of children die this way each year were India, Nigeria, Pakistan, Democratic Republic of the Congo, and China. Preterm birth complications are a problem worldwide but the causes are different, as are the ways the problem ...

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  9. Preterm birth becomes world's number one killer of young childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Medical News

    ... birth complications each year are: India (361,600), Nigeria (98,300), Pakistan (75,000), Democratic Republic of the Congo (40,600), China (37,200), Bangladesh (26,100), Indonesia (25,800), Ethiopia (24,400), Angola (15,900) and Kenya (13,300). Some ...

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  10. Ebola vaccines to save millions lives next yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Today.Az

    ... The world's worst-ever Ebola cases were observed first in Nzara, Sudan, and Yambuku, Democratic Republic of the Congo in 1976. So what are the reasons behind the outbreak of virus in March 2014 in West Africa killing over 5,100 people with more than ...

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  11. India leads in pre-term birth complication deaths: LancetRead the original story

    Nov 17, 2014 | Newkerala.com

    ... birth complications each year are: India (361,600), Nigeria (98,300), Pakistan (75,000), Democratic Republic of the Congo (40,600), China (37,200), Bangladesh (26,100), Indonesia (25,800), Ethiopia (24,400), Angola (15,900) and Kenya (13,300). Some ...

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  12. India Leads in Pre-Term Birth Complication Deaths: StudyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Outlook

    ... birth complications each year are: India (361,600), Nigeria (98,300), Pakistan (75,000), Democratic Republic of the Congo (40,600), China (37,200), Bangladesh (26,100), Indonesia (25,800), Ethiopia (24,400), Angola (15,900) and Kenya (13,300). Some ...

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  13. Central African Republic: Urge End to KillingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | Humans Rights Watch

    ... the European Union, the Economic Community of Central African States, the United States, France and the Republic of Congo. It last met in in July in Addis Ababa. The Central African Republic has been in acute crisis since early 2013, when the mostly ...

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  14. Tennessee Family's Persistance To Bring Home Congolese ChildrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | WTVC

    One Tennessee family is going to great lengths to expand their family. Hundreds of orphans in the Congo have loving homes and willing parents waiting in America, but are stuck in orphanages.

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  15. Mysterious killings in east Congo prompt anger at U.N. and armyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | AlertNet

    ... of two locals in Beni in North Kivu province October 22, 2014. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe BENI, Democratic Republic of Congo, Nov 9 (Reuters) - Rebecca Masika lives within a kilometre of two army bases and a U.N. peacekeepers' camp yet assailants crept ...

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  16. .com | Dept: No special bathroom for OscarRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | News24

    ... Etienne Kabila, who was awaiting trial for his involvement in a plot to overthrow his brother, Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila. "Krejcir has access to TV but no DStv. Etienne Kabila is part of 20 DRC remand detainees. What he ...

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  17. .com | Military bosses blamed for SA soldiers deaths in CARRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | News24

    ... a target for reportedly helping CAR President Francois Bozize flee the country into the Democratic Republic of the Congo. SA Air Force aircraft were also put on standby but due to financial constraints the Gripens were not armed with weapons with an ...

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  18. Two Viral Things Worse Than Ebola: Fear & PoliticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2014 | NyackNewsAndViews

    ... hemorrhagic fever that was named after the Ebola River in Zaire, which is now known as the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The first outbreak of the disease appeared in Sudan and Zaire in 1976. Since then, Ebola has popped up sporadically ...

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  19. Beyond Burkina Faso, Africa's - Black Spring' hopes may be premature : November 10, 2014,Read the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2014 | Daily Times

    ... Arab Spring. The experience of Clement Mierassa suggests their hopes are premature. Mierassa, an opposition leader in Congo Republic, wanted to capitalise on last week's uprising that ousted Blaise Compaore after he tried to change Burkina Faso's ...

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  20. Gorilla Filmmakers Take on Oil Interests with Netflix Documentary VirungaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 8, 2014 | Hollywood Reporter

    ... to their human protectors. In Virunga National Park - a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Democratic Republic of the Congo that's home to growing numbers of the generally shy animals - at least 140 rangers have lost their lives since the mid-1990s. ...

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