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Opinions abound on the rights and wrongs of quota systems. According to Swiss expert Nenad StojanoviA , quotas can improve the plight of under-represented populations, but an efficient system must remain flexible.
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Audience members watch dancers from the Malialole Dance group perform during a Human Rights Day of celebration at the University of Utah College of Social Work on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013.
Analysis of forest cover using medium-scale satellite imagery may miss deforestation for small-scale subsistence agriculture, finds a study published in the journal Environmental Research Letters.
A Norwegian man imprisoned in the Democratic Republic of Congo since 2009 has been charged with the murder of his cell mate and countryman, even though a joint investigation had found no evidence of foul play, Norwegian officials said on Tuesday.
United Nations peacekeeping troops in Democratic Republic of Congo have launched operations against a Rwandan Hutu rebel militia operating along Congo's border with Rwanda, the U.N. commander said on Tuesday.
Two French soldiers sent to the Central African Republic as part of an international peacekeeping mission have been killed, the French presidency said Tuesday.
Thousands of people in the Democratic Republic of Congo have attended the state funeral of rumba star Tabu Ley Rochereau in the capital, Kinshasa.
Several United Nations agencies today voiced alarm at the deteriorating humanitarian situation in the Central African Republic , where violent clashes in recent days have reportedly led to the death of around 100 people and forcing many others to flee their homes.
Claude Monet, Pyramids at Port-Coton, W 1087, 1886, oil paint on canvas, 65.5 x 65.5 cm© Rau Collection for UNICEF, Cologne.
With nearly 400,000 people displaced by violence in Central African Republic, the United Nations Security Council has authorized French and African troops in Central African Republic to use force to protect civilians.
It operates through the production and exploration sectors of base metals, precious metals and diamonds.
Twenty-six year-old Congolese American science student Alima Kasongo should inspire anyone facing enormous odds, most of all her own Congolese people, who have faced the most enormous odds thrown at any people in the world for so many years.
New York, Dec 7 : Several United Nations agencies Friday voiced alarm at the deteriorating humanitarian situation in the Central African Republic , where violent clashes in recent days have reportedly led to the death of around 100 people and forcing many others to flee their homes.
Resources have long been the source of conflict in Africa. Battles for control of resource-rich territories take many shapes and are waged on many fronts.