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1 hr ago | ABC News

Apology for UN Refusal to Stop Rwanda Genocide

The diplomat who was president of the U.N. Security Council in April 1994 apologized Wednesday for the council's refusal to recognize that genocide was taking place in Rwanda and for doing nothing to halt the slaughter of more than one million people.

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3 hrs ago | Sojourners

A Moral Crisis in Africa

FOR THE PAST year, life in the Central African Republic has been steadily spinning out of control.Since the Seleka-or "alliance"-rebellion overturned the government in March 2013, there has been widespread insecurity and chaos.

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7 hrs ago | AlertNet

UNHCR and partners seeking $US274 million to meet acute needs of...

Geneva, 16 April 2014 - As instability and violence continue to plague the Central African Republic, UNHCR and 14 other humanitarian agencies are asking donors to fund emergency operations in support of the growing number of people who have been fleeing from CAR since December last year.

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13 hrs ago | AlertNet

U.N. council OKs U.N. peacekeepers for Central African Republic

The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved on Thursday the creation of a U.N. peacekeeping force in the Central African Republic to try to stop violence between Christians and Muslims that has threatened to spiral into genocide.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Switched

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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Radio World

BBG Recognizes 2014 Burke Award Winners

The Broadcasting Board of Governors has announced the winners of the 2014 David Burke Distinguished Journalism Awards "for exceptional integrity, bravery and originality in reporting."

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AlertNet

Vouchers the best tool to support Central African refugees in Chad

At the end of March, WFP began the first large-scale distributions of food vouchers to respond quickly and effectively to the growing humanitarian needs of populations that have fled the Central African Republic .

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

African Union Welcomes Establishment Of UN Mission Central African Republic

ADDIS ABABA, April 15 -- The African Union has welcomed the establishment of a United Nations peacekeeping operation in the Central African Republic .

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Fighting erupts in Central African Republic town

The man authorities say masterminded a scheme that fleeced the small Los Angeles suburb of Bell out of millions of dollars has been sentenced to 33 months in prison for income tax evasion.

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The Washington Post

Fighting erupts in Central African Republic town

Residents of a Central African Republic town have fled their homes after Muslim fighters overran the place and killed several people, a local official said Monday.

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Central African Republic Clergy Urge Deployment of UN Peacekeepers

Religious leaders are urging reinforcements for an existing peace mission, even as the United Nations prepares to roll out a bigger one in September.

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Canada.com

Polio spread in Cameroon a concern: WHO expert

The Canadian official who heads the WHO's polio eradication effort says of the many challenges facing the quarter-century-old program, evidence of polio in Cameroon - which borders on the troubled Central African Republic - is currently one of the most concerning.

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AllAfrica.com

Central Africa: CAR Worried About Peacekeeping Mission Timing

The Central African Republic's government says U.N. authorization of a nearly 12,000-member peacekeeping force is a "good start," but it questions the timing of the mission.

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Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Washington Post

Central African Republic needs immediate help

I have had many unforgettable welcome receptions at airports around the world. But nothing could have prepared me for my arrival last week in Bangui , the capital city of the Central African Republic .

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Samantha Power: Putin's Actions Suggest He Wants Eastern Ukraine

In a wide-ranging, exclusive interview with George Stephanopoulos Sunday morning on This Week , U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power had harsh words for Russian President Vladimir Putin in the wake of pro-Russian soldiers' recent takeovers of government buildings in several eastern Ukrainian cities.

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Guest column: 20th anniversary of the Rwanda genocide

Two major tribes comprise the country, the Hutu and the Tutsi. Tensions were always strong between the groups due to scarce resources and power struggles for leadership.

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

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Elephant Baths, Penis Parades And Indian Voters: Week In Photos, April 6 - 13

Nothing quite compares to the power of a photograph to communicate the goings on in the world.

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Reuters

Chad in talks with IMF on $130 mln loan program-minister

Chad is negotiating a new loan program with the International Monetary Fund totaling about $130 million and hopes to conclude discussions in the second half of the year, the country's finance minister said on Saturday.

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Rwanda religious leaders join CAR peace efforts

Rwanda has been hailed for its resilience to fight evil and restoring peace amidst all odds, not only within the country but also elewhere on the African continent and beyond.

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ABC News

Five Things You Might Not Know About Samantha Power

Samantha Power, the United States' ambassador to the United Nations, joins George Stephanopoulos on "This Week" on Sunday to speak about her recent trip to Africa, where she confronted the memories of one genocide in Rwanda and tried to stop another from occurring in nearby Central African Republic.

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