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2 hrs ago | USA Today

Republic of Congo President: Ebola outbreak 'bigger than all of us'

Before Republic of Congo President Denis Sassou Nguesso boarded the plane that would take him to the United States for next week's U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit, he had Ebola on his mind.


Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, World News, Africa, Denis Sassou-nguesso, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel

4 hrs ago | The Hill

Overnight Energy: Feds move on natural gas exports

EXPORTS: It was a "good week" for liquefied natural gas exports, as Sen. Lisa Murkowski put it, after the administration gave the thumbs up to two export facilities in a 24 hour time span.


Related Topix: US News, US Senate, Republican, Lisa Murkowski, US Politics, Africa, World News, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

8 hrs ago | Foreign Policy

Negotiating the Next War

Allowing rebels to leverage a cease-fire into political power will only lead to more death in the Central African Republic -- as it has in South Sudan and too many other African states.


Related Topix: Central African Republic, Africa, Francois Bozize

9 hrs ago | News Democrat

Helping Kentucky families with international adoptions11:42 am

Throughout my time in the U.S. Senate, I have met many Kentucky families whose greatest joy is to open their hearts and their homes to children through international adoption.


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

13 hrs ago |

Inter-ministerial team to handle Ebola

Accra, July 31, GNA - The Government has constituted an inter-ministerial team, comprising the Health, Communications, Interior and Local Government and Rural Development Ministers to protect the country from the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus disease.


Related Topix: Ghana, Africa

18 hrs ago |

Rwanda: Traders Urged to Tap Into Opportunities Presented By Equatorial Guinea Market

Rwandan traders should take advantage of the bilateral cooperation agreement signed between Rwanda and Equatorial Guinea recently to exploit the business opportunities the Central African country presents, John Mirenge, the RwandAir chief executive officer, has said.


Related Topix: Equatorial Guinea, Africa,

Thu Jul 31, 2014

WBAL-TV Baltimore

Family waits in Congo for months for adopted daughter

Adoption advocates from around the world are hopeful that an African summit that convenes in Washington on Friday will help bring an estimated 350 orphans home from the Congo.


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


Southeast Asia: Drug-resistant malaria spread

Bangkok: Drug-resistant malaria parasites have spread to critical border regions of Southeast Asia, seriously threatening global malaria control and elimination programmes, according to a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine.


Related Topix: Medicine, Malaria, Health, Democratic Republic of the Congo, World News, Africa, Genetics

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.


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

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.


Related Topix: Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

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.


Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Africa

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.


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

Next 25 Articles

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


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

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."


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..


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

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.


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

Vancouver Courier


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.


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.


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)


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.


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