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3 hrs ago | EurActiv.com

Peace priest: CAR aid mission 'a victory for money that never arrives'

The international aid effort in the Central African Republic is beset by strategic ambiguity, unclear objectives, funding shortfalls, incompetent administration, and failing political will according to Father Aurelio Gazzera, a Carmelite priest, peace mediator and blogger working in the country.

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10 hrs ago | Muslimah Media Watch

Friday Links | April 18, 2014

The predominantly Kurdish southeastern region of Turkey has the highest number of female mayors after the March 30 elections, partly because of a quota for women in the popular pro-Kurdish Peace and Democracy Party .

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14 hrs ago | AlertNet

Besieged Muslims face murder, starvation in C.African Republic town

An internally displaced Muslim boy stands in front of his mother who is carrying another child in the town of Boda April 15, 2014 REUTERS/Goran Tomasevic BODA, Central African Republic, April 18 - In normal times, the rickety wooden bridges at each end of the red-dirt main street in Boda were gateways to shops and a bustling market in the ... (more)

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21 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

Central African Republic: Africa, World Fail to Prevent Atrocities

It was a haunting discovery: a terrified 11-year-old girl cowering in the corner of a ransacked house three days after her village had been attacked in a horrific act of ethnic cleansing.

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Yesterday | Mail & Guardian

Khaya Dlanga: Reconsider your protest, Mr Kasrils

Rather than ask people to vote for a different party, Ronnie Kasrils should instead be trying to influence change within the ANC, writes Khaya Dlanga.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Washington Times

No rest for the retired: Cardinal McCarrick on a mission for peace in Africa

Retirement means days of relaxation and fun-filled travel for many, but not for Cardinal Theodore E. McCarrick, the archbishop emeritus of Washington, who returned last week from a State Department mission to a war-torn part of Africa.

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Globe and Mail

Harper's foreign actions need to match his words

African peacekeeping mission troops known as MISCA, listen to U.S. ambassador to the UN Samantha Power in Bangui, Central African Republic, on April 9, 2014.

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AlertNet

"Broke" UN agency pleads for help in C. African Republic

A sick internally displaced child lies in a house in the town of Boda, Central African Republic, April 15, 2014.

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WNYC-AM New York

Polio Hits Equatorial Guinea, Threatens Central Africa

The children paralyzed are in two distant parts of the country. So the virus may have spread widely across the small nation.

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In-depth Africa

Hole In The Heart Of Africa - By Ban Ki-Moon

The Security Council has approved my proposal to deploy a United Nations peacekeeping mission to the Central African Republic - opening the way for 10,000 troops and almost 2,000 police to bring a semblance of order to a nation in ruins.

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News24

Chad pulls out all troops from CAR

African Union Commission Chairperson Nkosazana-Zuma has reportedly called on AU member states to sing the Union's anthem alongside their national hymns at all official functions.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Congo-Kinshasa: DRC Concerned With CAR Continued Violence

Democratic Republic of Congo's information minister has expressed concern that the conflict in neighboring Central African Republic could threaten security of the entire region.

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AlertNet

Western UN envoys blast Russian 'fantasy narrative' on Ukraine

Western ambassadors on the U.N. Security Council demanded an end to what they said was Russia's false propaganda and "fantasy narrative" on the escalating crisis in Ukraine, warning that such distortions could inflame the volatile situation.

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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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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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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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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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