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1 hr ago | 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

2 hrs ago | 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

4 hrs ago | 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

5 hrs ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | 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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13 hrs ago | 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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13 hrs ago | 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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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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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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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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AlertNet

Racing To Help South Sudan

Before the rains come, Concern, working in sites in both Bentiu and the capital of Juba, is doing all it can to provide emergency relief items to the most affected.

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CFR.org

South Sudan Conflict: Personalities, Resources, and Threats

This is a guest post by Allen Grane, intern for the Council on Foreign Relations Africa Studies program.

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New Vision

South Sudan rebels capture oil town of Bentiu

South Sudan's army said Wednesday rebels had wrested control of the key oil town of Bentiu, one of the most bitterly contested regions in the four-month-long conflict .

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WireNews+Co

Speech: Justine Greening: A Humanitarian System For The 21st Century

Good afternoon. It's a pleasure to be here with others who I know are so committed to the vital issue of disaster resilience.

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AllAfrica.com

South Sudan: UN Official Calls Ongoing Violence 'An Outrage' to Country's People

The number of people seeking shelter at the United Nations Mission in South Sudan base in the Unity state capital, Bentiu, has doubled over the past few days, UN Humanitarian Coordinator Toby Lanzer said in Juba today.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Voice of America

Report: Africa's Economic Prosperity at Risk From Instability

The head of the African Development Bank, Donald Kaberuka, says achieving economic progress does not just depend on having impressive numbers of GDP growth, high rise buildings or first class highways.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Sudan

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