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41 Ebola "Most serious health crisis" UN Has Ever Faced, Leader Say
( World News SSN )

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
42 Ebola Affects More Than Just Health, Experts Declare
( UN Agencies and Other 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
43 Effect of Voting Laws Seen, But Not Enough to Sway Outcome
( USA - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

WASHINGTON —

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
44 Election In Sierra Leone Shows Democracy Taking Root
( World News SSN )

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
45 Erdogan Threatens New Military Incursions Targeting PKK
( All Regions - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

ISTANBUL, TURKEY —

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
46 Eric Clapton Sued by Musician's Estate Over Iconic Song
( Arts & Entertainment - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE —

The estate of a Mississippi blues musician claim rock guitarist Eric Clapton gave a songwriting credit to the wrong artist.

Created on 2016-10-28 16:54:18
47 EU Helps Somalia With Aid For Development
( Global Development )

Photo: UN Photo

Content by: South-South News

5 November 2012, New York, USA | Afaf Konja - $200 million in aid will go to improving Somalia's education system, legal infrastructure and security backbone announced Michele Cervone d'Urso

Created on 2012-11-05 05:00:00
48 EU, Greece Say Progress Made in Bailout Talks
( All Regions - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

ATHENS, GREECE—

Weekend negotiations between Greece and rescue lenders have made progress, officials on both sides said Monday even though Athens stressed it needed a swift release of delayed bailout money to keep up with debt payments...

Created on 2015-05-04 14:25:00
49 Expectations Low for Chinese President's US Trip
( All Regions - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

BEIJING—

Chinese President Xi Jinping's trip to the United States this week is perhaps his most important since coming to power. China's state media and officials have portrayed the visit as an opportunity to build trust.

Created on 2015-09-21 14:02:14
50 Facing Shrinking Budgets, Pentagon Moves to Cut European Bases
( All Regions - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

Facing tight budgets and a shrinking military, the Pentagon said on Thursday it was ending operations at an air base in Britain and handing it and 14 other sites in Europe back to their home governments in a move projected to save $500 million annually.<...

Created on 2015-01-08 15:10:03
51 FBI to Reopen Investigation of Clinton Emails
( USA - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

The head of the FBI said Friday that the agency is reopening its investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server.

Created on 2016-10-28 17:17:58
52 FBI: Hate Crimes Against Minorities Increased in 2015
( USA - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

Hate crimes against minorities rose 7 percent in the United States last year, the FBI reported Monday, with incidents targeting Muslims jumping 67 percent.

Created on 2016-11-14 16:27:52
53 Food Shortages Threaten Southern Africa
( World News SSN )

Photo: UN Photo

Content by: South-South News

3 December 2012, New York USA | Connor Schratz - Food supplies have hit frightening lows in the drought-stricken countries of Southern Africa, prompting questions over how the region's 78 million people are going to feed themse...

Created on 2012-12-03 16:08:02
54 Football Legend Thierry Henry Retires
( All Regions - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

Longtime French football great Thierry Henry has announced his retirement after an illustrious 20-year career.

The 37-year-old announced the move Tuesday on his Facebook page, thanking fans for what he called an "incredible journey.

Created on 2014-12-16 12:33:41
55 France Calls for Lifting Russia Sanctions if Progress on Ukraine
( All Regions - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

PARIS—

French President Francois Hollande is calling for sanctions on Russia to be lifted if there is progress in Ukraine.

During a two-hour radio interview, Hollande said sanctions imposed by Europe and the United States had n...

Created on 2015-01-05 13:56:18
56 French Jews Feel Increased Threat After Attack
( All Regions - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

PARIS—

After the attack on the kosher market in Paris last week, many members of the country’s Jewish population - the largest in Europe - are more anxious about their safety and their future.

Created on 2015-01-16 22:10:30
57 French President Calls for More Cybersecurity for Election
( Europe - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

PARIS —

French President Francois Hollande is calling for new security measures around the country's presidential race, notably to protect against hacking.

Created on 2017-02-15 15:25:20
58 Funerals With Dignity in a Time of Ebola
( UN Agencies and Other Departments )

Content by: South-South News

10 November 2014, Liberia | Shari Nijman – Everyone deserves to be buried or cremated with dignity when they die. But when infectious disease is rampant, it is often certain burial traditions that cause a large number of infections. In the case of Ebola...

Created on 2014-11-11 00:11:00
59 Ghana: Ghana to Receive U.S.$918 Million From IMF
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

Minister for Finance and Economic Planning, Mr Seth Terkper, has announced that Ghana is expected to receive a total of $918 million within three years from the IMF to help support the country's economy.

Created on 2015-07-22 12:58:49
60 Ghana: World Bank Approves Largest Ever Guarantees for Ghana's Energy Transformation
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

Washington — The World Bank's Board of Directors today approved a record investment of $700 million in guarantees for Ghana's Sankofa Gas Project - a transformational project that will help address the country's serious energy shortages by developing new sources of clean and afforda...

Created on 2015-08-03 14:25:30

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