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2 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

South Sudan: President Launches Famine-Averting Initiative

South Sudanese President Salva Kiir on Wednesday launched a home-grown initiative aimed at averting famine in the country where four months of violence have displaced more than a million people and prevented farmers from planting crops.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Sudan, Famine, Natural Disasters, Salva Kiir, Agriculture, Science

6 hrs ago | Korea Herald

Why poverty across world matters to Americans

A child starving in South Sudan should matter to Americans. That was the message delivered last week by Nancy Lindborg, whose job at the U.S. Agency for International Development is to lead a federal bureau spreading democracy and humanitarian assistance across the world.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan

10 hrs ago | The Impudent Observer

Conversation With An Alien

I must confess to having been in constant contact with an alien from the planet of Xul.

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Related Topix: Earth, TX, World News, Africa, US News, Liberal Political News

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Newindpress

UN Chief: 1 Million South Sudanese May Face Famine

Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is warning that up to a million people could face famine in conflict-torn South Sudan unless there is immediate action.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Natural Disasters, Famine

Journalism.co.uk

8 styles of online video at BBC News

According to a survey from Ofcom last year , 91 per cent of respondents still watch television on a 'main set', 49 per cent use their smartphones while watching and 25 per cent share what they are viewing via phone, text or social media.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

Voice of America

Displaced Pour into South Sudan UN Base Amid New Violence

An ostrich runs through empty streets and past destroyed buildings, after government forces on Friday retook from rebel forces the provincial capital of Bentiu, in Unity State, South Sudan, Jan. 12, 2014.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

WPMT-TV York

Mennonite Central seeking emergency assistance to South Sudan

Mennonite Central Committee is requesting donations to support the people of South Sudan who are suffering trauma and extreme hunger as they flee an armed conflict in their new nation.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Lewistown, PA, Famine, Natural Disasters

News9 Oklahoma City

S. Sudan: 12 die after mob attacks UN base

The government's latest report card on food poisoning is out, and it has some good news: a drop in illnesses from salmonella.

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Related Topix: World News, Sudan, Africa, Associated Press, Wedding

Walta Information Centre

Ethiopia's role in S. Sudan a fulcrum for regional stability: Scholar

Ethiopia's peace stabilizing role in South Sudan is an important fulcrum for the stability of the region, former African Conflict Prevention Program Head, Dr Mehari Tadelle said.

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Related Topix: Sudan, Africa, World News

Suria

China says massive area of its soil...

A huge area of China's soil covering more than twice the size of Spain is estimated to be polluted, the government said Thursday, announcing findings of a survey previously kept secret.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Africa, Sudan

Suria

S. Korea president shouted down by...

South Korean President Park Geun-Hye faced Thursday the angry parents of hundreds of children missing in a ferry disaster, holding an impromptu and at times very tense meeting in an island gymnasium.

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Related Topix: Park Geun-hye, Boat Disaster, World News, Africa, Sudan

Iol.co.za

Africa's hunger for data sends satellites into orbit

Africa's demand for bandwidth is doubling every year, outpacing the laying of terrestrial telecom fibre links and encouraging commercial satellite operators to launch more units into orbit.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

Iol.co.za

'Broke' UN agency pleads for help in CAR

Inter-communal violence is tearing Central African Republic apart but the conflict is not getting the attention, or aid, needed to save huge numbers of lives, the head of the UN refugee agency said on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Central African Republic, Africa, World News

The Post-Standard

John Dau, Lost Boy no more, and the power of a story: Even amid setbacks, love and hope trump pain

John Dau, former Lost Boy, says his foundation intends to rebuild a medical clinic that was looted and nearly destroyed by rebels in South Sudan.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Syracuse, NY, Syracuse University, Skaneateles, NY

New Vision

Child soldiers battle in worsening South Sudan war

NASIR Like many 13 year-olds, Gach Chuol is timid, shyly looking down at the ground as he speaks to a stranger.

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Related Topix: World News, Sudan, Africa, Salva Kiir,

Malaysian National News Agency

IGAD Monitoring Mission Begins Operations In South Sudan

ADDIS ABABA, April 17 -- The monitoring and verification teams set up by the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development to monitor the implementation of a cessation of hostilities agreement in South Sudan have commenced operations in that country.

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Related Topix: World News, Sudan, Africa,

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Newkerala.com

EC training officials from 19 countries

New Delhi, April 16 : Even as it is conducting the Lok Sabha polls, the Election Commission is also holding a training course on election management for officials from 19 countries.

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Tigard Times

Friends, family grieve passionate pair - Wednesday, 16 April 2014 11:07

When a box truck slammed into his 18-year-old daughter as she drove to Forest Grove last week, Sam Dilla was on the other side of the world, visiting his native South Sudan.

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Related Topix: Forest Grove, OR, World News, Africa, Tribal, Pacific University, Banks, OR

AllAfrica.com

Uganda: South Sudanese, Who Are Again Refugees in Uganda, See No Reason to Ever Go Home

When Joseph Anyang Ngong took his family home from Uganda in 2005, he thought a safe and secure future lay before them in Sudan's Bor region.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Sudan, Agriculture, Science

ABC News

Apology for UN Refusal to Stop Rwanda Genocide

The diplomat who was president of the U.N. Security Council in April 1994 apologized Wednesday for the council's refusal to recognize that genocide was taking place in Rwanda and for doing nothing to halt the slaughter of more than one million people.

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Related Topix: Central African Republic, Africa, World News

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