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4 hrs ago | Russia Taday
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 .
9 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com
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.
16 hrs ago | CRTV
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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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.
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 .
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.
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.
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.
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.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 05:11 pm
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