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11 hrs ago | Suria

C. Africa's 'sandfishers' fear for...

Sinclair and his comrades have long dived deep into the Oubangui river to dig up sand for the building industry in Central African Republic, but months of conflict have brought near despair.

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

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Best of New Orleans

'Beachbum' Berry's tiki bar to open in Bienville House hotel in the French Quarter

Jeff "Beachbum" Berry, who will be opening his new bar Latitude 29 in the French Quarter this fall, this week released "Total Tiki," a tropical drinks app.

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Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Interior Design, Arts, Life, Food, Recipes, World News,

Star-Telegram.com

Keller family fights for adoptive children to be released from Congo

The pictures, which they carefully place in frames and put on the mantel, give the Keller couple a glimpse into their children's lives halfway around the world, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

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Related Topix: World News, Congo, Africa, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn, Senator Ted Cruz, Representative Roger Williams, US House of Representatives

The Winnipeg Free Press

City activist decries mineral-linked genocide

After the Holocaust, the world said "never again" to genocide. But it happened again in Rwanda in 1994 and it's still happening in the Democratic Republic of Congo, said Evelyn Mayanja.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Canada, North America

Iol.co.za

No more conflict minerals from DRC

North Kivu is at the heart of Congo's production of tin and coltan - used in electronic devices such as mobile phones and videogame consoles.

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Related Topix: World News, Rwanda, Africa, Geology, Science

Lexington Herald-Leader

Federal lawsuit says woman was forced into domestic servitude by another refugee

A Congolese refugee living in Lexington contacted a national human-trafficking hotline last April, saying she was being held in servitude, according to a federal lawsuit.

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Related Topix: Lexington, KY, Prison, World News, Africa

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Independent

Jim Armitage: The boss of the DRC's state-owned mining operation...

For the man controlling the most powerful company in the vast and war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo, Albert Yuma is, on first impressions, a fairly unprepossessing chap.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

Financial Times

A dictator for all seasons

Performers in Brett Bailey's production of 'Macbeth', set in the Democratic Republic of Congo: Monde Masimini and Thomakazi Holland When South African theatre director Brett Bailey's Exhibit B hit Berlin in 2012, it jarred.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, South Africa, Verdi, Opera

National Geographic

Warden Wounded in Africa's Oldest National Park Had Enemies

Emmanuel de Merode, chief warden of Virunga National Park, hikes in the Bukima sector of the park on November 24, 2008.

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Related Topix: Tradewest, National Geographic, Video Games, World News, Africa

Methow Valley News Home Page

Winthrop: April 16, 2014

Sly Andrew Nelson sneaked away from the valley for his 50th birthday on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Winthrop, WA, Bellingham, WA, World News, Africa, Twisp, WA

Chattanoogan.com

Corker Seeks End To Delays In U.S. Adoptions From Democratic Republic of Congo

In a letter to the president and prime minister of the Democratic Republic of Congo on Thursday, Senator Bob Corker, ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, joined congressional leaders in requesting an end to delays in processing the adoptions of 460 Congolese children by American families.

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Related Topix: World News, Congo, Africa, us Travel, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker

AllAfrica.com

Congo-Kinshasa: Healing the Visible and Invisible Wounds

When bullets smashed through the walls of a house in Pinga, they left a little girl dead and her sister Chimne seriously injured.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa

Lake County Record-Bee

Center aims to reduce civilian harm in warzones

The Center for Civilians in Conflict has spent 10 years preventing and protecting civilians around the world from armed conflicts.

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Related Topix: Lakeport, CA, World News, Africa

Thu Apr 17, 2014

KWWL-TV Waterloo

Iowa lawmakers urge Congolese officials to let children go home

Lawmakers are responding to dozens of families who have legally adopted children that are stuck in the Democratic Republic of Congo .

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Related Topix: Tom Harkin, US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Bruce Braley, Iowa, World News, Africa

TreeHugger

There are conflict minerals in your phone, but Congo Calling wants to change that

Since 1996, over 5 million people have died in the Democratic Republic of Congo's civil war.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Europe, United Kingdom

AlertNet

Life cannot be measured in dollars and cents, says US court

Congolese civilians flee their homes with what little they could salvage in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Watches, Securities and Exchange Commission, Corporate / Securities Law, Law, Opinion

Centers for Disease Control and Preve...

Bartonella quintana in Body Lice from Scalp Hair of Homeless Persons, France

To the Editor: Bartonella quintana is a body louse-borne human pathogen that can cause trench fever, bacillary angiomatosis, endocarditis, chronic bacteremia, and chronic lymphadenopathy .

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AllAfrica.com

Africa: Understanding Conflict in Resource-Rich States

Diamonds and Rubber in Sierra Leone, oil in Angola and Sudan, tantalum and gold in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, copper in Zambia - the list of the natural resource wealth the Africa possesses is a long one.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Congo

AllAfrica.com

Congo-Kinshasa: DRC Concerned With CAR Continued Violence

Democratic Republic of Congo's information minister has expressed concern that the conflict in neighboring Central African Republic could threaten security of the entire region.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Central African Republic

UnionLeader.com

Hood Museum of Art wields views of power, strength, artistry and...

Unknown artist, Songe peoples, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa, ceremonial axe, insignia of rank, wood, iron, and copper.

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