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  1. 200 million girls and women subjected to FGMRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    ... including 2,000 last year alone. Five countries have passed laws criminalizing the practice: Kenya, Uganda, Guinea-Bissau and recently Nigeria and Gambia in 2015. The new legislation in Gambia is seen as a major step forward as the country has the ...

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  2. Fgm 633x393Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New Vision

    ... including 2,000 last year alone. Five countries have passed laws criminalizing the practice: Kenya, Uganda, Guinea-Bissau and recently Nigeria and Gambia in 2015. The new legislation in Gambia is seen as a major step forward as the country has the ...

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  3. Oxfam Launches Ebola Appeal to Stop Disease's Deadly AdvanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | 24-7 Press Release

    Oxfam Australia has launched an appeal to raise funds to help stop the spread of the deadly Ebola virus inWest Africa, warning the outbreak will not be contained unless more is done to prevent new infections. MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA, October 31, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Oxfam Australia has launched an appeal to raise funds to help stop the spread of the deadly Ebola virus in West Africa , warning the outbreak will not be contained unless more is done to prevent new infections.

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  4. International Approvals CornerRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Wireless Design & Development

    When selling products in multiple markets, manufacturers must comply with each market's regulations: from designing and testing the product to the specific standards to following each country's customs and shipment rules. This quarterly column provides an update on the major regulatory news for a range of countries to help manufacturers stay informed.

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  5. Inverse relationship between microRNA-155 and -184 expression with...Read the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | BioMed Central

    Trachoma, a preventable blinding eye disease, is initiated by ocular infection with Chlamydia trachomatis . We previously showed that microRNAs -147b and miR-1285 were up-regulated in inflammatory trachomatous scarring.

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  6. Revolution Transfer Watch: An Inside Look at Defender SambinhaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | The Bent Musket

    ... the club to five clean sheets while chipping in two goals in 21 appearances. He has also earned four caps for Guinea-Bissau. To get a better understanding of the Revolution's new player, we spoke to Tiago EstAavA o , who writes for Planeta ...

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  7. The Latest: German coalition unblocks migrant packageRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 28 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    Germany's vice chancellor says leaders of the governing coalition have reached a deal to unblock a package of measures meant to streamline the handling of the migrant influx. Sigmar Gabriel said Thursday after meeting Chancellor Angela Merkel and Bavaria's governor, Horst Seehofer, that migrants who receive a restricted asylum status won't be able to bring relatives to Germany for two years.

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  8. Brockton to offer Portuguese immersionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Boston.com

    Connie Jonet-Branco used to drive her daughter two evenings a week to Norwood, three towns away, for Portuguese class so she could learn the family's native tongue. Starting in September, families won't have to leave the city for their children to become fluent in the language that's spoken in Cape Verde, Brazil, Mozambique, Angola, Guinea-Bissau, East Timor, Equatorial Guinea, So Tom, Prncipe, and of course Portugal - as well as in many Brockton households.

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  9. Where does SA rank in corruption list?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Iol.co.za

    Gaborone Botswana has maintained its top rating as the least corrupt African country, followed by Seychelles, Rwanda, Mauritius and Namibia which made it into the top 50 least corrupt countries in the world. The rankings are contained in the "Corruption Perceptions Index" of 2015, released this week by global anti-corruption watchdog Transparency International which analysed perceptions of public sector corruption in 168 countries.

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  10. Sweden to deport up to 80,000 asylum-seekers - Fri, 29 Jan 2016 PSTRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | The Spokesman-Review

    Ygeman told newspaper Dagens Industri that since about 45 percent of asylum applications are currently rejected, the country must get ready to send back tens of thousands of the 163,000 STOCKHOLM - Interior Minister Anders Ygeman says Sweden could deport between 60,000 and 80,000 asylum-seekers in coming years. Ygeman told newspaper Dagens Industri that since about 45 percent of asylum applications are currently rejected, the country must get ready to send back tens of thousands of the 163,000 who sought shelter in Sweden last year.

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  11. Greek Migrant Boat Sinking Death Toll Rises To 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | The Echo

    Another boat carrying refugees also sank in the region, off the island of Kos resulting in the death of seven people, including two young children. Two children were among the dead.

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  12. Romanian Coast Guard rescues 119 illegal immigrants in the MediterraneanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Nine O'Clock

    The crew of Stefan cel Mare, Romanian Coast Guard's flagship, rescued 199 migrants who were sailing adrift in a small inflatable boat in the Mediterranean on Tuesday night, near the Italian coast. 1 comment

  13. Ninth edition of Aspire Football Dreams concludes in DohaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | The Peninsula

    ... Rica, Guatemala, Vietnam, Paraguay, Cameroon, Nigeria, Ghana, Senegal, Gambia, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Uganda and Guinea-Bissau. This final stage of the recruitment process marked the conclusion of a year-long search for talent that involved more than ...

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  14. Mass expulsions ahead for Europe as migrant crisis growsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    " Interior Minister Anders Ygeman says Sweden could deport between 60,000 and 80,000 asylum-seekers in coming years. Ygeman told newspaper Dagens Industri that since about 45 percent of asylum applications are currently rejected, the country must get ready to send back tens of thousands of the 163,000 who sought shelter in Sweden last year.

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  15. Where does SA rank in corruption list?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Iol.co.za

    Gaborone Botswana has maintained its top rating as the least corrupt African country, followed by Seychelles, Rwanda, Mauritius and Namibia which made it into the top 50 least corrupt countries in the world. The rankings are contained in the "Corruption Perceptions Index" of 2015, released this week by global anti-corruption watchdog Transparency International which analysed perceptions of public sector corruption in 168 countries.

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  16. The Latest: German coalition unblocks migrant packageRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 28 | 12NewsNow.Com

    Germany's vice chancellor says leaders of the governing coalition have reached a deal to unblock a package of measures meant to streamline the handling of the migrant influx. Sigmar Gabriel said Thursday after meeting Chancellor Angela Merkel and Bavaria's governor, Horst Seehofer, that migrants who receive a restricted asylum status won't be able to bring relatives to Germany for two years.

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  17. Guinea Bissau Parliament Passes Spending Plan, Saves GovernmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 27 | Voice of America

    Guinea Bissau's parliament approved the 2016 spending program Thursday, saving the government from dissolution and lending the fragile West African democracy some stability after a turbulent few weeks. Prime Minister Carlos Correia's budget, which includes spending on roads, electricity, health and education, was passed with 59 votes in favor and none against.

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  18. Sweden to deport up to 80,000 asylum seekersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | The China Post

    STOCKHOLM, Sweden/LONDON -- Interior Minister Anders Ygeman says Sweden could deport between 60,000 and 80,000 asylum-seekers in coming years. Ygeman told newspaper Dagens Industri that since about 45 percent of asylum applications are currently rejected, the country must get ready to send back tens of thousands of the 163,000 who sought shelter in Sweden last year.

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  19. Jerry Mathers to appear at Chautauqua Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Northwest Florida Daily News

    ... Foreign Career Officer of the U.S. State Department Gregory Garland, who is traveling from the U.S. Embassy in Guinea-Bissau (West Africa) to interpret Mark Twain for two breakout sessions of the Assembly titled "Mark Twain's Civil War"; and Annette ...

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  20. The Latest: Dutch working on plan to accept 250,000 refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 28 | Erie Times News

    A Syrian refugee woman with babies walks towards the border with Serbia from the transit center for refugees near northern Macedonian village of Tabanovce, while on their journey through the so-called Balkan migrant corridor, Thursday, Jan. 28, 2016. Greek authorities say neighboring Macedonia has stopped Wednesday letting in refugees heading north to central Europe, leaving about 2,600 people stranded on the Greek side of the border.

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