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38 min ago | National Geographic

Promising Ebola Drugs Stuck in Lab Limbo as Outbreak Rages in Africa

Members of the Red Cross arrive with the body of Ebola victim Marie Conde, 14, for burial in Koundony, Guinea, on July 9, 2014.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Nigeria, World News, Africa

1 hr ago | Roll Call

Administration Security Message Pre-Africa Summit: Not Just Military

Obama meets with members of Congress on foreign policy Thursday in the Cabinet Room of the White House.

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Related Topix: Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

2 hrs ago | Weekday Magazine

Ebola: Deadly But Unlikely To Spread Globally

Dr. Kent Brantly wears protective gear at the case management center on the campus of ELWA Hospital in Monrovia, Liberia, in this undated handout photograph.

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Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Africa

3 hrs ago | Foreign Policy

In Congo, A Disabled Peace

GOMA, Democratic Republic of the Congo - Maria crosses what is left of her legs and leans back against the wall of her UNHCR-issued tent.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Rwanda, Democratic Republic of the Congo

9 hrs ago | Lucianne.com

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An unflinching Prime Minister Stephen Harper reiterated his governmentA s hard line on Wednesday on Hamas, Russia and Chinese cyberattacks.

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Related Topix: Stephen Harper, World News, Israel, Middle East, Immigration Reform, Palestinian Territories, Africa

13 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Researchers at Missouri Botanical Garden Have Reported New Data on...

Sabicea bullata is easily recognized by its cordate leaves, which are strongly bullate above, and its sessile glomerulate inflorescences."

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Related Topix: World News

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Star Tribune

Minnesota family fights to bring children home from Congo

The Zeidlers' adopted Congolese daughter Amida, 4, is in foster care in Congo while they wait for the country to issue exit letters..

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Collin Peterson, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Joseph Kabila

Stuff.co.nz

Fears drug-resistant malaria could spread

Drug-resistant malaria parasites have spread to border regions of Southeast Asia, seriously threatening global efforts to control and eliminate the mosquito-borne disease, researchers say.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Malaria, Health, World News, Africa, Standardized Testing, Education

Vancouver Courier

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Charles Tupper secondary student Joshua Yu, 15, holds one of the 350 painted lady butterflies he bred for Sunday's mass release at Sixth and Main.

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Related Topix: Home Listing, Home, World News, Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Monterey County Herald

Portion of sales at Pizza My Heart to benefit Rising International

MONTEREY >> On Wednesday, July 30, from 4 to 9 p.m. Pizza My Heart at Del Monte Shopping Center in Monterey will donate 30 percent of sales to rising international.

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Related Topix: Monterey, CA, World News, Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

New Vision

Africa Cup of Nations qualifying fixtures

Africa Cup of Nations third round, second leg qualifying fixtures this weekend : Saturday At Blantyre Malawi v Benin 1230 GMT At Victoria Seychelles v Sierra Leone 1230 GMT At Kigali Rwanda v Congo Brazzaville 1300 GMT At Bissau Guinea-Bissau v Botswana 1600 GMT At Nouakchott Mauritania v Uganda 1700 GMT Sunday At Maputo Mozambique v Tanzania 1300 ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Rwanda, Africa, Malawi, Guinea-Bissau, Mauritania, Mozambique

Tue Jul 29, 2014

National Geographic

Why Deadly Ebola Virus Is Likely to Hit the U.S. But Not Spread

As the worst Ebola outbreak in human history rages across West Africa, the obvious question Americans are asking is: Could it come here? The virus is one of the deadliest ever seen, killing up to 90 percent of its victims.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Africa, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

GPB.org

Fist Bumps Pass Along Fewer Germs Than Handshakes

A few weeks ago, we took a look at nonverbal greetings around the world. In Japan, they bow.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, E. Coli, Health, Medicine, Nursing

GhanaWeb

Young Ghanaian entrepreneurs to benefit from US

Scores of young Ghanaian entrepreneurs are to benefit from a number of initiatives to be introduced by the United States of America.

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Related Topix: Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, World News

In-depth Africa

MISCA wishes a happy Aid Al-Fitr to the Muslim community in the Central African Republic

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, July 29, 2014/African Press Organization / - The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union in the Central African Republic and Head of the African-led International Support Mission in the CAR , General Jean-Marie Michel Mokoko, joined the CAR Muslim community on the occasion of the ... (more)

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Monadnock Ledger-Transcript

Peterborough: Home away from homeland

Earlier this month, Tim and Caitlin Selby met Wetu, a 41/2-year-old Congolese boy, for the first time when the Peterborough couple visited Kinshasha, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Related Topix: Peterborough, NH, World News, Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Dublin, NH

ABC News

How Ebola Emerged Out of the Jungle

Origin of the disease The first reported case of the deadly virus came in 1976 and it is named after the Ebola River in the Democratic Republic of Congo which was where it was discovered.

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Related Topix: Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Iol.co.za

DRC plotters argue in SA court

Members of a rebel Democratic Republic of Congo group, accused of plotting to overthrow President Joseph Kabila's government while in South Africa, are challenging the validity of local foreign military assistance legislation.

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Related Topix: Democratic Republic of the Congo, World News, Africa, Joseph Kabila, South Africa,

In-depth Africa

IMF Executive Board Concludes Article IV Consultation with the Republic of Congo

BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of the Congo, July 28, 2014/African Press Organization / - On July 21, 2014, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund concluded the Article IV consultation with the Republic of Congo.1 Recent economic developments in the Republic of Congo have been favorable.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News,

AllAfrica.com

Congo-Kinshasa: Empowering Sexual Violence Survivors By Enforcing Reparations

Before a sexual violence survivor in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has her day in court, she must surmount many obstacles.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo,

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