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18 hrs ago | New York Daily News

A rabbi's fight for religious freedom

A journey to the obscure last week brought me my very own U.S. Senate hearing. No other reporter was interested in the confirmation of ambassadors to Senegal, Guinea-Bissau, Madagascar, Comoros and Malawi.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

PR-inside.com

Now Available: Pasta and Noodles Market in Guinea-Bissau: Databook to 2017

The report presents detailed historic and forecast data on the Pasta and Noodles consumption trends in Guinea-Bissau, offering consumption volume and value at market and category level. Bringing together Canadean's research, modeling, and analysis expertise to develop uniquely detailed market data, it allows both foreign and domestic companies to identify the market dynamics of overall Pasta and Noodles sales, and remain sensitive to those categories that will be in the ascendency in the coming years.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

800-CEO-READ Blog

Jack Covert Selects - The Happiness of Pursuit

Chris Guillebeau didn't know he had set out on a quest to travel to every country in the world until he had traveled to the first 50. At that point, he realized he could achieve the kind of goal that at one time might have seemed indomitable. But, Guillebeau writes: To have traveled the world over, literally, brings to mind a super hero or Indiana Jones-type adventurer, but I've had the pleasure of meeting and talking with Chris and I don't think he would mind me telling you that he is pretty much a regular guy.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Today in history - Sept. 10

Today is Wednesday, September 10, the 253rd day of 2014. There are 112 days left in the year.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

West African Military Chiefs Meet Over Security Concerns In Sub-Region

ACCRA, Ghana, Sept 11 -- The Economic Community of West Africa States' military chiefs are holding a three-day meeting here, to deliberate on security concerns affecting the sub-region. Prominent on their agenda are the Ebola Virus Disease threat, Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria, political situation in Mali and Guinea Bissau, Al-Qaeda threats, piracy and maritime insecurity.

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Related Topix: Ghana, Africa, Terrorism

Wed Sep 03, 2014

United Nations

Citing women's crucial role in peacebuilding, UN officials urge concrete support on ground

Chair of the UN Peacebuilding Commission , Antonio de Aguiar Patriota, of Brazil, said that today's meeting, co-organized by the Commission and UN Women, was an opportunity to leave the "bird's eye" view and dive into the concrete reality of women's peacebuilding work.

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Reuters

Aide to Guinea-Bissau ex-navy chief gets 6-1/2 years in U.S. prison

A onetime aide to a former navy chief of Guinea-Bissau was sentenced Wednesday to 6-1/2 years in a U.S. prison for his role in cocaine trafficking, more than a year after the two were arrested in a drug sting off the West African coast.

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Related Topix: Prison, World News, Africa, Drugs

Sys-Con Media

BioCollections Worldwide, Inc. (BCW) Orders Non-Essential Personnel Home due to Ebola Outbreak

"Although we understand this outbreak is concentrated in countries to the south, we are taking precautionary measures."

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, HIV/AIDS, Health

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Crofs Blogs

Ebola: An Africa without Africans?

Lucie Lecomte has sent the link to a thoughtful article in Senegal's Sen24heures .

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

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Crofs Blogs

Guinea-Bissau in nationwide anti-Ebola clean-up - Guinea-Bissau

Guinea-Bissau launched a nationwide hygiene drive on Saturday, declaring itself "on alert" after the announcement that the Ebola epidemic ravaging west Africa had spread to neighbouring Senegal.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

United Nations

UN health agency identifies countries at risk for spread of Ebola

A WFP convoy with needed food supplies entering West Point in Monrovia, Liberia, a community quarantined to prevent the spread of Ebola.

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Sierra Leone, Guinea

Wed Aug 27, 2014

BioMed Central

Neonatal vitamin A supplementation associated with a cluster of...

The effect of oral polio vaccine administered already at birth on child survival was not examined before being recommended in 1985.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

In-depth Africa

G/Bissau Speaker visits Gambia

The Speaker of the National Assembly of the Republic of Guinea Bissau has arrived in The Gambia for a two-day working visit, in what was seen as the latest move to strengthen relations between the two countries.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, The Gambia

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