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3 hrs ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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

7 hrs ago | 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

14 hrs ago | 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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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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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Dartmouth College

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Foreign Affairs

Avoiding Africa's Oil Curse

RICARDO SOARES DE OLIVEIRA is an associate professor in comparative politics at Oxford University.

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The Age

Gorilla conservationist shot in Congo

Goma: Environmentalists around the world have condemned the shooting of a Belgian conservationist who has struggled to protect Africa's mountain gorillas in the war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Conservationist Emmanuel de Merode shot after trying to protect gorillas in Congo

Goma: Environmentalists around the world have condemned the shooting of a Belgian conservationist who has struggled to protect Africa's mountain gorillas in the war-torn Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Independent.ie

Ebola virus outbreak is new strain

The Ebola virus that has killed scores of people in Guinea this year is a new strain - evidence that the disease did not spread there from outbreaks in other African nations, scientists have reported.

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CNews

Five major ship disasters from the last two years

An aerial view shows the Costa Concordia as it lies on its side next to Giglio Island taken from an Italian navy helicopter August 26, 2013.

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AlertNet

Burundi scoffs at UN warning on stoking of violence

A child does a cartwheel in Gatumba, outside Bujumbura, as clouds shroud the mountains of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo April 19, 2013.

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Related Topix: Burundi, Africa, Pierre Nkurunziza

Sys-Con Media

Mawson West Secures US$50 Million Prepayment and Offtake Agreement

Executed agreement with Trafigura for US$50 million -- Full US$50 million prepaid and available immediately -- Remaining capital required for the Kapulo project now secured -- Prepayment terms provide endorsement of Mawson West's strategy and assets -- Enables next growth step for Mawson West Mawson West Limited is pleased to announce the Company, ... (more)

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JD Supra

Court Ruling Regarding the Dodd-Frank Conflict Minerals Disclosure Requirements

A panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit held today that a portion of the SEC's conflict minerals reporting regulations - and possibly a portion of the underlying Dodd Frank Act - compel speech in violation of the First Amendment.

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