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2 hrs ago | African Affairs

"Magic body" and "cursed sex": Chinese sex workers as "bitch-witches" in Cameroon

The author would like to acknowledge a fellowship received from the International Institute of Social History in Amsterdam from January to June 2012.

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6 hrs ago | Tri-cityherald.com

Famine watch: South Sudan teams study hunger data

Children are getting skinnier. Warnings of mass hunger have been made. The question now being considered is the big one: Is it a famine? Health experts locked away in a hotel conference room in South Sudan's capital are debating exactly how severe the hunger situation is in the world's newest country, and if the hunger brought on by violence that ... (more)

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7 hrs ago | Bangkok Post

Thais in Libya to be evacuated

The National Council for Peace and Order has ordered an immediate evacuation of all 1,500 Thais from high-risk areas in Libya as the fighting between Israel and Harmas escalates.

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Related Topix: Africa, Libya, Travel, Libya Travel, Tunisia Travel

11 hrs ago | KHQ-TV Spokane

Oil depot catches fire amid clashes in Tripoli

The Libyan government on Monday appealed for international help after a huge oil depot caught fire amid clashes over the country's international airport in the capital, Tripoli.

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13 hrs ago | BBC News

Indian nurses trapped in Libya

A group of 65 Indian nurses trapped in the fighting engulfing parts of Libya want to return home, officials say.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Libya, Travel, Libya Travel

Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Indian Express

The stories we don't see

With the world going crazy, I tried running away from the news. It didn't work. I've been doing an eco-survey of Madagascar, the island nation off the east coast of Africa that contains the highest percentage of plant and animal species found nowhere else on earth - all of them now endangered to one degree or another.

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AmericanBankingNews.com

Nigeria Death Shows Ebola Can Spread By Air Travel

Nigerian health authorities raced to stop the spread of Ebola on Saturday after a man sick with one of the world's deadliest diseases brought it by plane to Lagos, Africa's largest city with 21 million people.

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Switched

French Foreign Ministry Calls On French Nationals To Leave Libya

Smoke billows during clashes between security forces and armed groups near a Libyan army special forces barracks, on July 23, 2014, in the eastern city of Benghazi.

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Burnley Citizen

Burnley and Pendle Citizen: The Foreign Office is calling on Britons to leave Libya

A British Embassy convoy in Libya has come under fire in an attempted carjacking, as Britons were urged to leave the country immediately.

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Examiner.com

CDC issues updated polio travel advisories, new vaccine requirements

Many experts believed polio was on the verge of eradication, particularly after India, the most polio-endemic country in the world just a few short years ago, eliminated the crippling viral disease with it's last case being reported on January 13, 2011.

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WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

American doctor infected with Ebola

An American doctor trying to quell the Ebola outbreak in Liberia is now infected with the virus, the organization for which he works said.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

WSJV-TV South Bend

U.S. Embassy evacuated in Libya

The United State's Embassy was forced to evacuate in Libya Saturday. This was a response to increased violence in the area.

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The Star

Church's career with the United Nations made him a world traveler

STAFF PHOTO BY DEDE BILES Richard Church spent 25 years working for the United Nations.

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Washington Blade

Obama urged to highlight LGBT rights during Africa summit

Advocates have urged President Obama to highlight LGBT rights during an upcoming summit with African heads of state in D.C. .

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Stars and Stripes

US military assists in Libya embassy evacuation

The U.S. military helped evacuate on Saturday about 150 staff from the American Embassy in Tripoli, which was abandoned amid escalating militia violence.

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KMBC-TV

U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuates personnel

The U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuated its personnel on Saturday because of heavy militia violence raging in the capital, Tripoli, the State Department said.

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WHNT-TV Huntsville

The U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuated its personnel

The U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuated its personnel on Saturday because of ongoing militia violence in the capital, Tripoli, U.S. officials said.

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KIDK CBS 3

US evacuates embassy in Libya

The U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuated its personnel on Saturday because of heavy militia violence raging in the capital, Tripoli, the State Department said.

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New Vision

US to support women entrepreneurs

By Michael Kanaabi Ugandan women entrepreneurs are set to benefit from a special US government programme for African women entrepreneurs.

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GhanaWeb

Ghana, China collaborate to fight piracy of textiles

Ghana is expected to work closely with the Chinese government as part of a new strategy to combat the importation of pirated Ghanaian textiles from China.

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