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  1. Beyond Benghazi: How The U.S. Embassy Helped Stave Off Disaster In LiberiaRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 1 | Switched

    We're beyond ironic. After years of grandstanding and bashing the Obama administration and Hillary Clinton for security and response lapses implicated in the death of a U.S. Ambassador and others in Benghazi, the Republicans are obviously willing to make embassy security a crass political bargaining chip.

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  2. Faith leaders pan Trump order protecting religious minorities from genocideRead the original story

    Tuesday Jan 31 | Washington Times

    Faith community leaders have been among the most vocal critics of President Trump 's executive order granting persecuted religious minorities around the world - including some victims of genocide - preferred refugee status, despite longstanding international law citing religious persecution as a criterion to determine who qualifies as a refugee. At a press conference Tuesday organized by the InterFaith Conference, Episcopal Diocesan Bishop Mariann E. Budde said Mr. Trump 's executive order should be "deeply offensive" to Christians.

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  3. Doctors Without Borders: Richard Mommersteeg has swapped fighting...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 31 | The London Free Press

    In 30 years as a London firefighter, Richard Mommersteeg was expected to go into burning buildings to put out fires and save people. Turns out that was just a warmup for his "retirement" career, working for the international medical aid organization Doctors Without Borders, or Medecins Sans Frontieres .

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  4. .com | UN extends sanctions on Central African RepublicRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 28 | News24

    The UN Security Council has extended an arms embargo on the Central African Republic and a travel ban and asset freeze on blacklisted individuals for another year. The resolution adopted unanimously by the council on Friday added a new provision making sexual violence a criterion for sanctions.

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  5. UN extends sanctions on Central African RepublicRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 27 | The New Zealand Herald

    " The U.N. Security Council has extended an arms embargo on the Central African Republic and a travel ban and asset freeze on blacklisted individuals for another year. The resolution adopted unanimously by the council on Friday added a new provision making sexual violence a criterion for sanctions.

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  6. The U.S. is No Longer a 'Full Democracy,' According to the EIURead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 25 | CBS Local

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  7. Enhancing regional partnerships among top priorities for UN Peacebuilding Commission in 2017Read the original story

    Wednesday Jan 25 | United Nations

    Chairman of the UN Peacebuilding Commission Ambassador Cho Tae-yul of the Republic of Korea briefs the press. On the left is Farhan Haq, Deputy Spokesperson for the Secretary-General.

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  8. MVNO Monday: a guide to the week's virtual operator developmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 9, 2017 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    Pre-registrations for Sky Mobile, which began on 31 October 2016, reportedly passed 46,000, with sales for -only contracts commencing in mid-December to pre-registered customers, on a service hosted on the O2 UK network. Stephen van Rooyen, Sky's UK and Ireland chief executive, talked up the MVNO's data rollover policy, noting: 'We're excited that Sky Mobile goes on nationwide sale today, which is great news for UK consumers.

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  9. US ambassador meets goal _ visiting 189 UN missionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | Yahoo!

    Samantha Power has completed a personal goal she set when becoming the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations in August 2013: She has visited the missions of the 189 countries the United States has diplomatic relations with - and she recommends that her successor Nikki Haley does the same. Power's last courtesy call Friday morning was to the two-room mission of the Pacific island kingdom of Tonga and its Ambassador Mahe'uli'uli Sandhurst Tupouniua, who surprised her by saying "Our 18th century constitution, I understand, is the second oldest to the United States."

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  10. U.S. ambassador meets goal of visiting 189 U.N. missionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    UNITED NATIONS >> Samantha Power has completed a personal goal she set when becoming the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations in August 2013: She has visited the missions of the 189 countries the United States has diplomatic relations with - and she recommends that her successor Nikki Haley does the same. Power's last courtesy call this morning was to the two-room mission of the Pacific island kingdom of Tonga and its Ambassador Mahe'uli'uli Sandhurst Tupouniua, who surprised her by saying "Our 18th century constitution, I understand, is the second oldest to the United States."

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  11. Nigeria: Refugees From Boko Haram Languish in CameroonRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    Tears spring to Aichatou Njoya's eyes as she recalls the day Islamic militants from Boko Haram arrived on her doorstep in Nigeria. "It was on May 24, 2013.

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  12. CAR Gets First Building Block in New National ArmyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2016 | Voice of America

    French Defense Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian flanked by President of the Central African Republic Faustin-Archange Touadera , looks at military supplies at the Mpoko military base in Bangui, Oct. 31, 2016. The Central African Republic is getting a New Year's present of sorts: trained soldiers, the first in what the government hopes will be a rebuilt national army.

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  13. African Union Shuts Down Online Slave MarketRead the original story

    Dec 16, 2016 | IndyMedia

    All my neighbours and friends were present on that website," Lucas Freeman, 26, remembers, so I was as well. But then I found that when I said I would not miss the additional online friends I have never met I was taking a minority position.

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  14. .com | 1000s living in CAR airport to go 'home for Christmas'Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | News24

    People living in a tent city for the displaced near Bangui airport in the Central African Republic started packing up their belongings Thursday and heading home, an AFP journalist said. Plans to evacuate the airport camp, where tens of thousands of people have taken refuge since the country's brutal conflict erupted in 2013, were dubbed "Home for Christmas".

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  15. Chad: MSF teams treating and preventing hepatitis E in Am TimanRead the original story

    Dec 14, 2016 | PressReleasePoint

    Heavily pregnant, Miriam rests on the bed as an MSF gynaecologist performs an ultrasound of her growing belly. She seems surprised when, unexpectedly, the outline of a baby appears on the monitor, and her expression quickly turns to relief as the translator confirms that Miriam's unborn child is progressing well.

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  16. UPDATE 1-UN identifies 41 Burundi, Gabon troops accused of abuse in C.AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2016 | Reuters

    An internal United Nations inquiry has identified 25 peacekeepers from Burundi and 16 from Gabon accused of sexual abuse and exploitation in the Central African Republic in 2014 and 2015, U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric said on Monday. "Responsibility for further investigations lies with Burundi and Gabon," Dujarric said, adding that the U.N. had asked those states to interview the identified troops, who all left Central African Republic before the allegations surfaced.

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  17. Central African Republic: MSF Concerned Over 'Worsening' Situation in the CountryRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2016 | AllAfrica.com

    Humanitarian group, Doctors Without Borders , says the situation in the strife-torn Central African Republic is "worsening", despite a new government that was voted into place early this year. In an interview with News24, MSF field agent, Augustin Majiku said the humanitarian situation in the central Africa country was "deteriorating".

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  18. Pope closes door on 'Year of Mercy' with swipe at xenophobia, abortion, prays for humorRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2016 | The Japan Times

    Pope Francis on Sunday brought to a close the Catholic Church's "Year of Mercy," shutting the Holy Door at Saint Peter's after a year in which he raised Mother Teresa to sainthood and took in Syrian Muslim refugees. The Argentine pontiff, who says he is inspired by Saint Francis of Assisi, spent the year with the downtrodden, holding special masses and passing one Friday every month with refugees, victims of sex trafficking, the sick, the elderly, and vulnerable children.

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  19. Public Schedule: Public Schedule: November 17, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | State Department

    Secretary Kerry is on travel to Lima, Peru, to lead the Department of State delegation to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Ministerial Meeting. He is accompanied by Assistant Secretary for East Asia and Pacific Affairs Daniel Russel, Acting Assistant Secretary for Western Hemisphere Affairs Mari Carmen Aponte, Deputy Chief of Staff Tom Sullivan, and Deputy Spokesperson Mark Toner.

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  20. Public Schedule: Public Schedule: November 16, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2016 | State Department

    Secretary Kerry is on travel to Marrakech, Morocco, to attend the 22nd UN Framework Convention on Climate Change Conference of Parties . He is accompanied by Assistant Secretary for African Affairs Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Special Envoy for Climate Change Jonathan Pershing, Deputy Chief of Staff Tom Sullivan, and Deputy Spokesperson Mark Toner.

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