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21 AUC Chairperson calls on all the leaders and the people of Nigeria to respond peacefully to the announcement of the results of the election
( African Union News )
Created on 2015-04-24 21:28:21
22 Austria Files Criminal Complaint Over Alleged NSA Snooping
( All Regions - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

Austria is asking for a legal investigation of allegations that the German intelligence service helped the U.S. National Security Agency eavesdrop on the country's political leaders.

Interior Minister Johanna Mikl-Leitner said Tuesday her mi...

Created on 2015-05-05 20:35:03
23 Backing the Fight for Digital Rights
( Science & Technology - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America


Since its beginnings in the 1980s, the world wide web has promised to revolutionize communications.

Created on 2016-11-18 17:31:33
24 Cambodia Links HIV Outbreak to Needle Reuse
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Content by: Voice of America


Health experts in Cambodia were alarmed when a cluster of villagers living near the country’s second largest city, Battambang, tested positive for HIV in December. Some 212 people there are now known t...

Created on 2015-01-12 14:39:51
25 Cambodia Rights Group Seeks UN Probe of Abuses
( All Regions - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America


Rights groups in Cambodia called on the United Nations to investigate alleged rights abuses against villagers living at the sites of two large hydropower dam projects.

They also called on the Cambodian government to...

Created on 2015-01-14 10:11:06
26 Cameroon President Calls for Greater Help to Fight Boko Haram
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Content by: Voice of America


Cameroon is calling for international support and a coordinated response against Nigerian militant group Boko Haram. Cameroon's President Paul Biya appealed to the diplomatic community after the release of a Boko Haram video messag...

Created on 2015-01-08 16:26:29
27 Canadian Immigration Website Crashes After US Election
( USA - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

Canada’s immigration website crashed Tuesday night, leading to speculation that it was caused by Americans who were distraught by the election of Republican Donald Trump.

Created on 2016-11-09 15:45:13
28 China Fires Senior Diplomat for Alleged Corruption
( All Regions - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

China's foreign ministry says it has removed a senior diplomat from his position amid an investigation for an unspecified disciplinary violation.

In a one-sentence statement release on Friday the ministry did not offer more details about the...

Created on 2015-01-02 06:30:08
29 China to Inspect Major State-Owned Enterprises in Anti-Graft Drive
( All Regions - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America


Chinese anti-graft authorities will inspect all major state-owned enterprises this year, state media reported on Wednesday, as the country widens a sprawling campaign against corruption.

The anti-corruption campaign ha...

Created on 2015-01-14 18:51:00
30 Climate Change Could Cause More Turbulent Flights
( All Regions - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

Climate change could cause stronger turbulence for airline passengers, according to a new study.

Researchers at the University of Reading in England say “turbulence strong enough to catapult unbuckled passengers and crew arou...

Created on 2017-04-11 15:53:29
31 Comic Don Rickles Dead at Age 90
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Don Rickles, the master insult comic who created laughs with ridicule and sarcasm in a decades-long career that earned him the facetious nickname "Mr.

Created on 2017-04-06 19:00:16
32 Connectivity Between African Regions Essential To Development
( UN Development News )

Photo: South-South News/Shari Nijman

Content by: South-South News

16 October 2012, New York, USA | Shari Nijman - New Partnership for Africa's Development (NEPAD) CEO Ibrahim Assane Mayaki emphasized the importance of partnerships between UN organizations focused on Africa

Created on 2012-10-16 04:00:00
33 Dissidents: Cuba Frees 2 More Political Prisoners
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Content by: Voice of America


Cuba freed two more detainees, dissidents said on Thursday, as Havana began to release 53 people the United States considers political prisoners, as part of an agreement between the two nations aimed at ending decades of hostil...

Created on 2015-01-08 16:25:00
34 DRC Tensions Continue Despite Regional Backing of Election Delay
( All Regions - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America


Central African heads of state meeting Wednesday in Luanda, Angola, endorsed the deal signed last week in the Democratic Republic of Congo that delays that country's elections by nearly two years.

Created on 2016-10-27 18:59:18
35 East Africa: Mobile Money Subscribers On the Rise Across the Region
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

By Special Correspondent

East Africans are now using mobile money platforms to move cash equivalent to a third of the value of goods and services produced in the region, the latest industry statistics show.

Created on 2015-08-17 13:42:17
36 Ebola "Most serious health crisis" UN Has Ever Faced, Leader Say
( UN Development News )

Content by: South-South News

2 September 2014, New York, USA | Shari Nijman - The United Nations gave the press an overview of the situation and response to the accelerating Ebola virus today, namin...

Created on 2014-09-02 19:48:59
37 Ebola Affects More Than Just Health, Experts Declare
( UN Agencies & Departments )

Content by: South-South News

20 August 2014, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor – With the death toll from the Ebola virus topping 1,200 persons across three countries in West Africa, observers are becoming keenly aware of the disease’s effects on other elements of society beyond just health.

Created on 2014-08-20 04:00:00
38 Effect of Voting Laws Seen, But Not Enough to Sway Outcome
( USA - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America


Fourteen states had new voting or registration restrictions in place for the 2016 presidential election, raising concerns that minority voters in particular would have a harder time accessing the ballot box.

Created on 2016-11-10 16:55:15
39 Election In Sierra Leone Shows Democracy Taking Root
( UN Development News )

Photo: UN Photo

Content by: South-South News

19 November 2012, New York USA | Connor Schratz - Sierra Leone held national elections this weekend, as a crowded field of candidates strove to unseat incumbent President Ernest Bai Koroma. While results are not yet official, Mr. Koroma, who must win 55 percent of the v...

Created on 2012-11-12 16:36:27
40 Erdogan Threatens New Military Incursions Targeting PKK
( All Regions - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America


Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has threatened to launch military operations in Iraq and Syria against the Kurdish rebel group the PKK, which Ankara considers a terrorist organization.

Created on 2017-04-06 20:00:34


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