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4 hrs ago | Inter Press Service

OPINION: Empowering DR Congo's Sexual Violence Survivors by Enforcing Reparations

Rape survivor Angeline Mwarusena. Reparations, both monetary and non-monetary, can provide emotional, psychological, physical, and economic relief for the pain, humiliation, trauma, and violence that sexual violence survivors have endured, according to Physicians for Human Rights.

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

6 hrs ago | Jurist

Recruitment of child soldiers persists in DRC: UN report

The UN has documented almost 4,200 cases of recruitment of boys and girls by both government and rebel forces between 2010 and 2013.

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

10 hrs ago | The Austin Chronicle

Mr. Smarty Pants Knows

Mozart may have died from complications stemming from strep throat or scarlet fever.

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Related Topix: Entomology, Science, Africa

Wed Jul 23, 2014

JD Supra

Rooting Out Conflict Minerals

If your company manufactures consumer electronics, avionics, or any product incorporating even trace amounts of gold, coltan, cassiterite, or wolframite- including their derivatives, tantalum, tin, and tungsten-you may need to ask how well you know your conflict minerals story.

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

Sys-Con Media

Banro Provides Operations Update

"The quality of the ore at Namoya is not in question. The metallurgy and grade are as expected," commented Banro board chairman Richard Brissenden.

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

Tri-cityherald.com

Central African Republic's rebels sign cease-fire

The signing on Wednesday comes after heavy pressure from regional mediators and only one day after the Seleka Muslim rebels failed to show up for the second day of talks.

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Related Topix: Central African Republic, Africa, World News,

National Geographic

Map: No-Fly Zones and Restricted Airspaces

On Tuesday, after a rocket struck about a mile from Israel's Ben Gurion International Airport, the FAA prohibited U.S. airlines from flying to or from the airport for up to 24 hours.

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Related Topix: US News, Federal Aviation Administration, Africa

AlertNet

Austria joins in supporting the EU Children of Peace initiative

Today the Austrian government announced its financial support to the EU Children of Peace initiative by contributing 250 000.

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Related Topix: Africa

Tue Jul 22, 2014

MoneyWeek

The rebels attack

"The rebels attacked our camp. We had to make a run for it. The government troops who were supposed to be guarding us ran too.

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WATE-TV Knoxville

Assailants attack Congo military camp in capital

Border Patrol agents stationed in South Texas are the busiest in the country, arresting tens of thousands of children illegally crossing the border without their parents and thousands more families with children.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Prison, Palestinian Territories, Middle East,

NewsOn6 Tulsa

Assailants attack Congo military camp in capital

The U.S. and Egypt sought Tuesday to find an end to two weeks of bloodshed in the Gaza Strip, and officials raised the possibility of restarting stalled peace talks between Israel and Palestinian authorities as a... The U.S. and Egypt sought Tuesday to find an end to two weeks of bloodshed in the Gaza Strip, and officials raised the possibility of ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Prison, Palestinian Territories, Middle East,

KAUZ

Assailants attack Congo military camp in capital

Newark's police department will undergo independent monitoring after a three-year federal investigation released Tuesday found what it called "a pattern of unconstitutional policing" that included excessive use... Newark's police department will undergo independent monitoring after a three-year federal investigation released Tuesday found what it ... (more)

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Palestinian Territories, Middle East, Palestine, TX

AlertNet

Gunfire rings out near military base in Congo's capital -witnesses

Unidentified gunmen attacked a major military base in Democratic Republic of Congo's capital, Kinshasa, on Tuesday but the government said the situation had been quickly brought under control.

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

Edmonton Journal

Tuesday's Editorial: Cut red tape for adoption

Cindy Nichol hugs her son, not yet two-year-old Christopher, on the last day they were together in December 2013 in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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

Yahoo!

C. Africa peace talks suspended after rebel no-show

Peace talks between Central Africa's sectarian rivals were suspended Tuesday after the ex-rebel Seleka group failed to show up less than a day before the deadline of a deal.

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Related Topix: World News, Denis Sassou-nguesso, Africa

AlertNet

UNHCR renews call on donors to support Central African Republic ...

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

News24

.com | Delay in trial of DRC's alleged coup plotters

Those people who are anti-transformation and anti-justice have created a "Mandela" to hide behind in order to protect what they have, writes Esethu Hasane .

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

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Resource Investing News

Zinc and Agriculture a Winning Combination

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 .

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Zinc, Supplement, World News, Africa

State Department

Press Releases: Appointments of Mary Robinson as UN Special Envoy for ...

The Secretary welcomes the appointment of Mary Robinson of Ireland as the UN Special Envoy for Climate Change.

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

United Nations

Impunity leads perpetrators to continue child rights violations in DR Congo - " UN report

Child soldiers guard a road near Bunia, Ituri region, Democratic Republic of the Congo .

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

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