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4 hrs ago | Russia Taday

World hunger: No reason for celebration yet, data masks real struggle - UN

While the number of hungry people across the globe has seen a sharp fall over the past decade, one in nine people throughout the world - 805 million - still do not have enough to eat, says a joint report by three UN food and agriculture agencies. The number of chronically undernourished people dropped by more than 100 million - equivalent to a country the size of the Philippines - according to a report by the United Nations food agency , the International Fund for Agricultural Development , and the World Food Programme .

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9 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Cameroon: Humanitarian Aid, Equipment Blocked in Cameroon

The United Nations says huge loads of equipment, needed by the United Nations MINUSCA forces in the Central African Republic are blocked at the Douala seaport in Cameroon. The move is seen as a developing supply crisis in West Africa.

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16 hrs ago | CRTV

Crisis in the CAR: Cameroonian Heads New UN Mission

General Tumenta was former head of the outgoing African-led peacekeeping operation, International Support Mission in the Central African Republic . He will however be expected to uphold human rights, provide humanitarian assistance, disarm the fighting fractions and ensure justice and rule of the law in the transition process.

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21 hrs ago | KFVS12

ISIS threatens life of next captive

The United Nations is set to take over a regional African peacekeeping mission in Central African Republic on Monday, nine months after sectarian violence erupted that has left at least 5,000 people dead and has... The United Nations took over a regional African peacekeeping mission in Central African Republic on Monday, nine months after sectarian violence erupted that has left at least 5,000 people dead and has forced tens of... Just miles from where former Guantanamo Bay terror suspects have resettled, American warplanes take off from Qatar's al-Udeid air base in the global war on extremism.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Al Jazeera

UN takes over CAR peacekeeping from AU

The United Nations has formally taken over a regional African peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic, nine months after sectarian violence erupted which left at least 5,000 people dead and forced tens of thousands of Muslims to flee to neighbouring countries. As the UN took over on Monday, about 1,800 additional peacekeepers and police joined the African Union's peacekeeping mission of 6,200 troops already in the country.

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NewsOn6 Tulsa

UN takes over C. African Republic peacekeeping

A federal judge says a Tampa, Florida, woman can pursue her lawsuit alleging that the government invaded her privacy in the scandal over former CIA director David Petraeus. A federal judge ruled Monday that a Florida woman can pursue her lawsuit alleging the government invaded her privacy in the scandal over former CIA director David Petraeus.

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The Washington Post

Where delaying elections can build peace

Muslim worshipers from the PK5 district in Bangui leave a local Mosque after Friday prayers in June. U.N. investigators say that talk of genocide or ethnic cleaning in the Central African Republic is premature, but that evidence of war crimes and crimes against humanity exists on both sides.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

US reopens embassy in Central African Republic

After an act of Congress and years of lobbying by descendants and admirers, a Union Army officer who made the ultimate sacrifice more than 150 years ago will be recognized for his heroism when President Barack... President Barack Obama on Monday will bestow the Medal of Honor on a pair of soldiers for their acts of bravery in the Vietnam War. By MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press A funeral will be held Thursday for a Pennsylvania State Police trooper who was killed in an ambush outside his barracks.

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WAND-TV Decatur

US reopens embassy in Central African Republic

Two raging wildfires in California forced hundreds of people to evacuate their homes, including one near a lakeside resort town that burned nearly two dozen structures. Two raging wildfires in California forced hundreds of people to evacuate their homes, including one near a lakeside resort town that burned nearly two dozen structures, many of them homes.

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The Miami Herald

US reopens embassy in Central African Republic

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State Department

Central African Republic: Resumption of Operations at Embassy Bangui

I am pleased to announce that we are resuming operations at our embassy in Bangui. The people and leaders of the Central African Republic have made progress in ending the violence and putting their nation on a path toward peace and stability.

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AllAfrica.com

Central African Republic: Prosecution Investigations Delay Start of Ntaganda Trial

The trial of Bosco Ntaganda for war crimes and crimes against humanity at the International Criminal Court is not expected to commence until June 2015 due to ongoing prosecution investigations. According to submissions made during a status conference on Thursday morning, the investigations are not due to be finalized until the end of January 2015.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

In-depth Africa

S. Sudanese opposition warn of disintegration over exclusivity

September 14, 2014 A senior South Sudanese opposition politician has hinted on possibilities of the young nation disintegrating along ethnic lines, should its current leadership ignores the strength of those opposed to the Juba establishment. Gen. Dau Aturjong told Sudan Tribune he was optimistic some parts of South Sudan could rejoin neigbouring Sudan, from which it seceded in 2011 or become part of Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia, Central African Republic and the Democratic Republic of Congo .

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Hispanic Business

Central African Republic seeks AfDB help to strengthen public finances

Earlier this year, the Bank approved a CFA-franc 11 billion contribution to assisting the country's stabilisation and economic recovery, but delegates of the CAR Government hope for a sustained transition plan including the global community. "The reengagement of the AfDB in my country, which has been dealing with enormous financial difficulties, was at the heart of our discussion with [AfDB] President Donald Kaberuka," Andr Nzapayk, the former Prime Minister of CAR's transitional Government, said following a meeting with Kaberuka at the AfDB headquarters in .

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

DNA India

Thirty killed in truck crash in Central African Republic

At least 30 people were killed when an truck carrying oil and laden with passengers plunged into a ravine in Central African Republic , a local official said on Saturday. The accident took place near the town of Boali, some 95 km northwest of the capital Bangui , on the main road to the Cameroonian border.

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AlertNet

Thirty killed in truck crash in Central African Republic

At least 30 people were killed when an truck carrying oil and laden with passengers plunged into a ravine in Central African Republic, a local official said on Saturday. The accident took place near the town of Boali, some 95 km northwest of the capital Bangui, on the main road to the Cameroonian border.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

SFGate

News of the day From Across the Globe, Sept. 13

That's more than double the death toll of about 2,000 cited by the United Nations back in April, when it approved a peacekeeping mission. The conflict started when Muslim rebels captured the capital in March, for the first time since independence from France in 1960.

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KRQE Albuquerque

KRQE News 13

An Albuquerque man wants to know who ran into him and took off. Sperow Panagoulakos said he was heading south on San Ma ALBUQUERQUE - Mayor R.J. Berry announced a pay raise for thousands of city employees Friday.

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WDRB-TV Louisville

Pistorius could get 15 years for culpable homicide

12, 2014. . Oscar Pistorius's lawyer Barry Roux, center, shares a smile with members of the media as he enters the court in Pretoria, South Africa, Friday, Sept.

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WAOW

Judge: Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide

Three children were on a school bus when it crashed with a car in Wausau, according to Wausau Fire Department officials. Three children were on a school bus when it crashed with a car in Wausau, according to Wausau Fire Department officials.

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