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As the outflow of mostly Muslim refugees continues from the Central African Republic, many severely weakened, UNHCR and 16 other agencies providing life-saving relief are today calling on donors to increase their funding support for programmes in neighbouring host countries.
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Zinc prices have been on a tear lately, with London Metal Exchange zinc for three-month delivery reaching an impressive 35-month high of $2,325.50 per metric ton just last week .
The Secretary welcomes the appointment of Mary Robinson of Ireland as the UN Special Envoy for Climate Change.
Child soldiers guard a road near Bunia, Ituri region, Democratic Republic of the Congo .
Eni Chief Executive Officer Claudio Descalzi signed an agreement with the Congolese government in Brazzaville to pursue new initiatives in an area ranging from the coast to deep offshore waters.
Down to her last four kilograms of green tomatoes just four days into the Taste of Edmonton festival, chef Danielle Majeau posted a frantic plea on Twitter.
To the Editor: West Nile fever is caused by the West Nile virus , a mosquito-borne member of the genus Flavivirus .
In a letter to President Barack Obama, U.S. Senator Bob Corker , ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, joined 167 members of Congress in asking the president for his "personal engagement to resolve over 900 international adoption cases of Congolese children who either have been or are in the process of being adopted by American ... (more)
UNHCR special envoy, actress Angelina Jolie, speaks at a United Nations Security Council meeting on women, peace, security, and sexual violence in conflict at UN HQ in New York June 24, 2013.
I walked into the State Department just over a year ago to take on my new role of U.S. Special Envoy for the African Great Lakes Region and the Democratic Republic of the Congo .
Vatican City, Jul 18, 2014 / 06:19 am .- Representatives from the Pontifical Council for the Family gathered in the Congo with over 40 bishops last week to discuss the state of families in Africa, highlighting both strengths and challenges they face.
A new report by UNAIDS shows that 19 million of the 35 million people living with HIV globally do not know their HIV-positive status.
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon with new Special Envoy for the Great Lakes region, Said Djinnit .
Jewelers of America and the National Retail Federation will cohost a discussion on the values associated with responsible sourcing of gold, particularly from areas such as the Great Lakes region of Africa.
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