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Yes, White American 'Girls Next Door' Can Be Sold Into Sex Trafficking, Too
Jasmine Marino-Fiandaca, a self-described "girl next door," is challenging stereotypes regarding sex slavery victims in hopes of raising awareness about the dehumanizing industry that changed the trajectory of her life when she was just 19 years old.
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10 hrs ago
Benflis vows to monitor Algeria vote
Botswana President Ian Khama has re-affirmed his decision to not send his country's officials to participate in future SADC election observer missions.
15 hrs ago
Can Algeria's ailing president win a fourth term?
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who has hardly been seen in public since being treated for a stroke a year ago, is seeking a fourth term in this week's elections.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Stars and Stripes
Russia now spends bigger chunk of GDP on military than US
A Russian armored vehicle is seen in front of a Ukrainian army base at the town of Perevalne, Ukraine, on March 14, 2014.
Malaysian National News Agency
Tunisia Restores Mark Of Gorgon To Algeria
Algeria's Minister of Culture, Khalida Toumi, and her Tunisian counterpart, Mourad Sakli, have signed the minutes on the restitution to Algeria of the Mask of Gorgon, a rare archaeological piece stolen in eastern Algeria in 1996 and later found in Tunisia.
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Algeria presidential campaign ends
ALGIERS: Final campaign rallies were held for Algeria's presidential election yesterday after the incumbent Abdelaziz Bouteflika and his only real rival Ali Benflis waged a war of words.
Algeria: Pre-election clampdown exposes - gaping holes' in human rights record
Freedom of expression, association and assembly under threat with restrictions on protests, private TV station taken off air and NGOs in legal limbo Algerian authorities' strategy has been to nip in the bud any attempt to challenge them or their record.
Islamists boycott Algeria vote as North African tide turns
Algeria's Islamists -- once the country's leading political force -- are boycotting this month's presidential election, chastened by recent poor performances at the polls and setbacks for ideological soulmates across North Africa.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Algerians in France rush to vote
Abdelmalek Sellal , campaign director of Algerian president and presidential candidate Abdelaziz Bouteflika, waves during a rally in Annaba, east of Algiers, yesterday.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Can Algeria escape a vicious, violent past?
ALGERIA DID not have a happy childhood. Its North African neighbors, Tunisia and Morocco, got their independence from France comparatively easily in the 1950s.
The Daily Star
Algeria business greases wheels of Bouteflika campaign
File - Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika welcoming the Emir of the State of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Djaber al-Sabah at the Djenane El Mufti residence in Algiers, January 14, 2013.
Shadow play in Rue Mouzaia
Rue Mouzaia is a street located in the quartier Amerique of the 19th arrondissement of Paris.
Wall Street Journal
China's Milk Demand Squeezes Global Supply
China's voracious appetite for dairy products has pushed prices for milk up worldwide, impacting importers as far away as North Africa and Latin America.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Arab regimes' reform agendas: Using 'change' rhetoric to perpetuate the status quo
Egypt has seen various "waves" of revolution over the past years, but will real reforms be implemented if Mubarak-era Sisi wins the upcoming election? The humiliations and scorn that many Arab leaders heap on their populations seem to have no end.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Protesters heckle Algeria president's campaign
A protestors holds a placard reading "For a transition period" as he confronts a police vehicle, during a demonstration, in Bejaia, eastern Algeria, Saturday, April 5, 2014.
The Daily Star
Protesters attack Algerian president's campaign
Tunisia based supporters of current Algerian president and candidate in the forthcoming presidential election Abdelaziz Bouteflika hold placards during a rally in Tunis April 9, 2014.
The Daily Star
Algeria presidential race has one woman that 'won't hold back'
Head of the Algerian Workers' Party Louisa Hanoune gives a speech during a political meeting ahead of next month's presidential election on April 8, 2014 in Kolea, a town in Tipaza Province, northern Algeria.
Protester heckle Algeria's presidential candidates
Several people were stabbed Wednesday morning at a high school near Pittsburgh, and a suspect was taken into custody, an emergency official said.
Tue Apr 08, 2014
Anti-Bouteflika group livens up Algeria campaign
Zimbabwean opposition MDC has warned the country could face a rebellion because of failure by ruling leaders to act on the worsening economic situation.
Mon Apr 07, 2014
Bouteflika to focus on Algerian economic reform-official
Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has recovered strongly enough from a stroke to govern and will push economic reforms, including loosening restrictions on foreign investors if re-elected this month, campaign spokesman Amara Benyounes said.