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4 hrs ago | Inventor Spot
Mobile apps seem to be under the spotlight in Brazil. This time, a new app called ' Proteja Brazil ', which means Protect Brazil, has been launched, in a partnership between UNICEF and two Brazilian entities.
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8 hrs ago | Foreign Policy
This background paper was created in preparation for the PeaceGame, a program co-hosted by Foreign Policy and the U.S. Institute of Peace on Dec. 9-10, 2013.
9 hrs ago | Examiner.com
A global wave of prayer will start at noon on Tuesday, December 10th on the Pacific island of Samoa.
10 hrs ago | Park Record
Tanya Taylor Productions' "Circus of Hope" will feature bright costumes, music and dance that will honor the Lost Boys of Sudan.
14 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com
A mother gives her daughter a dose of paracetemol to offset the symptoms of malaria in Northern Bahr el Ghazal State, South Sudan.
18 hrs ago | CNN
A farmer and his children plant a field with bean seeds and fertilizer in southern Ethiopia in 2008, a year after severe floods destroyed most of the food crop.
19 hrs ago | PR-inside.com
As a result, we retain a cautious and largely bearish view on the long-term outlook for the sector, even though we expect a strong rebound in production in 2014-2015 -notwithstanding elevated political risks.
Tonga and Tuvalu are among 13 countries that have not signed a global treaty to ban nuclear tests and are being urged to sign and or ratify the treaty as soon as possible.
"Armed conflict and other situations of violence are affecting the lives and dignity of countless men, women and children.
With emphasis on humanitarian projects geared to break the cycle of poverty in Africa, Heart of God Africa has impacted thousands and literally saved lives using the donations of friends and partners as well as mission teams.
New Delhi, Dec 5: Delegates from eight countries from Africa and the Middle East, who witnessed the assembly elections in India, have sought India's help in taking the electronic voting machine technology to their countries.
They are also the scene of an impending health emergency: the government of neighbouring South Sudan confirmed last September the appearance of three cases of polio, a dreaded disease which leaves infected children paralysed.
Just back from a visit aimed at keeping the global spotlight on the complex humanitarian crisis in South Sudan, Kyung-Wha Kang, Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs, said she had sought ways to strengthen partnership and cooperation with regional actors and Governments to help tackle the country's myriad challenges.
"So far in 2013, ICRC staff in Sudan have facilitated the handover of 78 persons: 37 Sudanese armed forces personnel and 36 civilians released by armed opposition groups, and five South Sudanese prisoners of war released by the Sudanese government," said Jean-Christophe Sandoz, head of the ICRC delegation in Sudan.
A farmer and his children plant a field with bean seeds and fertilizer in southern Ethiopia in 2008, a year after severe floods in the country destroyed most of the food crop.
The U.S. Air Force recently awarded AAR Airlift Group Inc., Palm Bay, a $22.7 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity, fixed-price with economic price adjustment contract for dedicated fixed wing services in the Central Africa regions of Uganda, Central Africa Republic, the Democratic Republic of Congo, and South Sudan.