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4 hrs ago | 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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9 hrs ago | 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

9 hrs ago | 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,

12 hrs ago | 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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19 hrs ago | 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,

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Town Talk

U.S. families urge resumption of adoptions from Congo

With the president of Congo coming to Washington for a U.S.-Africa summit, hundreds of frustrated American families are hoping he can be persuaded to lift a suspension that has stalled efforts to adopt children from his troubled country for the past 10 months.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Joseph Kabila, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Sacramento Congo connection forms lasting roots

Jesse and Keleah Greggs sit together at Scotts Flat Lake during a multi-church campout earlier this month near Nevada City.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Sacramento, CA, Nevada City, CA, Nevada County, CA

SNL Financial

The Drill Down: Zinc a contender with top result from Ivanhoe's Kipushi property in DRC

Editor's Note: The Drill Down is a weekly summary of the best drill results reported by companies in SNL's coverage space, as aggregated by SNL Metals & Mining.

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

Journalgazette.net

Ivy Tech opens path to better life for refugees

If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Fort Wayne, IN, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Allen County, IN

Fri Jul 25, 2014

In-depth Africa

Secretary-General Appoints Diane Corner of United Kingdom Deputy Special Representative for Minusca

NEW YORK, July 25, 2014/African Press Organization / - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced today the appointment of Diane Corner of the United Kingdom as his Deputy Special Representative and Deputy Head of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic , established by ... (more)

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Battle Creek Enquirer

KCC alumnus Jordan Blekking to speak at KCC Aug. 6

Kellogg Community College alumnus and Peace Corps volunteer Jordan Blekking will return to KCC next month to share Peace Corps experiences and knowledge about gardening with the public.

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In-depth Africa

The African Union welcomes the signing of an Agreement on the...

The African Union welcomes the signing of an Agreement on the Cessation of Hostilities in the Central African Republic / The AU urges the CAR stakeholders to pursue their efforts towards a lasting solution to the crisis in their country The African Union welcomes the signing of an Agreement on the Cessation of Hostilities in the Central African ... (more)

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Families urge resumption of adoptions from Congo

In this June 18, 2014 photo provided by Alana Carroll, Canaan, left, and Neema, two Congolese boys who have been adopted by Justin and Alana Carroll of Jefferson City, Tenn., pose for a photo in Kinshasa, Congo.

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The Washington Post

Families urge resumption of adoptions from Congo

In this June 18, 2014 photo provided by Alana Carroll, Canaan, left, and Neema, two Congolese boys who have been adopted by Justin and Alana Carroll of Jefferson City, Tenn., pose for a photo in Kinshasa, Congo.

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WTVC

Families urge resumption of adoptions from Congo

With the president of Congo coming to Washington for a U.S.-Africa summit, hundreds of frustrated American families are hoping he can be persuaded to lift a suspension that has stalled their efforts to adopt children from his troubled country for the past 10 months.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Christian Science Monitor

In Ethiopia, family planning increasingly an article of faith

Mebrate Tenangne, almost nine months pregnant, stands in the doorway of her home in the village of Mosebo in northern Ethiopia.

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Mail & Guardian

Until death do us part from power

Still popular: Burkina Faso nationals cheer for their president, Blaise Compaore .

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Related Topix: Burkina Faso, World News, Blaise Compaore, Africa, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda

CNN

Ebola outbreak: Time to test experimental vaccines?

The outbreak began in forested areas of south-eastern Guinea, before spreading into Sierra Leone and Liberia.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Ivor, VA, World News, Guinea, Africa, Infectious Diseases

DFW Catholic

Ceasefire signed in Central African Republic conflict

Brazzaville, Republic of the Congo, Jul 25, 2014 / 12:03 am .- Rival factions in the Central African Republic signed a ceasefire on Wednesday in hopes of halting the deadly violence, but it is unclear whether it will be effective.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

State Department

U.S. Mission to the United Nations: Statement on the Cease-fire...

I welcome the announcement of a cease-fire agreement for the Central African Republic between ex-Seleka, anti-Balaka, and other armed groups that was signed July 23 in Brazzaville in the presence of the Transitional Government of the Central African Republic, political parties, civil society groups, and religious leaders.

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Related Topix: Central African Republic, World News, Africa, Denis Sassou-nguesso

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