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UN demands electoral timetable for troubled DR Congo

Kinshasa (AFP) – The United Nations on Saturday called on the Democratic Republic of Congo to publish a timetable for elections which are due by the end of the year.

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Demand for Qatar to close down al-Jazeera ‘unacceptable’: U.N.

Yahoo News-  – A demand by Saudi Arabia and three other Arab nations for Qatar to close down its al-Jazeera TV channel is an “unacceptable attack” on the right to

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Trump Drops Plan to Change How Food Aid Shipped

VOA NEWS, WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump’s administration has dropped plans for an executive order that would require all U.S. food aid to be transported on American ships after members of

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20 years ago today: Hong Kong returned to China – At midnight on July 1, 1997, Hong Kong reverts back to Chinese rule in a ceremony attended by British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Prince Charles of Wales, Chinese

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Beyonce, UNICEF Unite for Children’s Water Project in Burundi

New York — Pop music icon Beyonce is throwing her superstar power behind a new effort to bring safe, clean water to children in Burundi in a partnership with UNICEF, the

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Italy is running out of patience

During the G-7 summit in Sicily, Donald Trump showed no interest in the refugee crisis. Now Italy is threatening to close its harbors to NGOs carrying refugees. The political pressure

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Kenyans anxious ahead of August polls

DW – Kenyans have appealed to the government to beef up security during the election period to address any form of violence. The calls came ahead of the August general

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Germany to boost green energy in Africa – but will it work?

DW – With Africa’s energy demand on the rise, the German government is launching a new initiative aimed at helping citizens in African countries produce their own – by forming