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ReutersUNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Armed groups in central Africa are using powerful weapons, some of which may be left over from the civil war in Libya, to kill elephants for their ivory, the United Nations said on Monday. In a report to the U.N. Security...
Architect of exiting autocracy invited to the White House Monday, May 20 -- Myanmar President Thein Sein’s visit to Washington symbolically celebrates his nation’s embrace of democracy and the rule of law after half a century of...
ReutersLIBREVILLE (Reuters) - African military chiefs agreed on Saturday to more than double the size of a regional peacekeeping force deployed in Central African Republic, where authorities have struggled to contain violence after a rebel takeover. Thousands...
Tags: Politics, Human Rights, Civil Rights, Africa, Francois Bozize
Reuters* Seleka rebels seized power in March * UN envoy says country in state of anarchy * UN chief says too early for UN peacekeepers By Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS, May 15 (Reuters) - The U.N. envoy to the Central African Republic urged the Security...
ReutersDAKAR (Reuters) - Gunmen believed to be part of the rebel force that seized power in Central African Republic in March have killed at least 26 elephants in a raid on an internationally-protected wildlife park, campaigners said on Friday. The slaughter...
Tags: National Parks, Africa, Congo, Francois Bozize, United Nations
Reuters* Anti-rebel brigade has mandate for offensive operations * Comprised of South African, Tanzanian, Malawian troops * Military solution seen limited without political measures By Jonny Hogg RUMANGABO, Democratic Republic of Congo, May 6 (Reuters) - I n...
ReutersBy Bate Felix DAKAR, April 26 (Reuters) - Elephant poachers are taking advantage of the chaos in Central African Republic to hunt down the animals in protected wildlife areas and openly sell their meat in village markets, campaigners said on Friday. The...
Tags: UNESCO, Africa, Francois Bozize, Environmental Issues, Wildlife
Reuters* Government says it's needed to better manage state secrets * Critics see threat to whistle-blowers and journalists * Ratings agencies have punished S. Africa for corruption By Jon Herskovitz JOHANNESBURG, April 25 (Reuters) - South Africa's...
Tags: National Government, Politics, Laws, Reviews, U.S. Congress
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Uganda's military has suspended its hunt for notorious warlord Joseph Kony after rebels toppled the president of the Central African Republic last month. Kony, indicted by the International Criminal Court on charges of...
In March, Microsoft was fined 561 million euros (about $725 million) by the European Commission after, apparently, a programmer carelessly left out just one line of code in Microsoft's Service Pack 1 of European versions of Windows 7. That one line...
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This post has been updated and corrected. See the notes below and at the bottom for details.ATHENS -- Defending a last-resort deal with international lenders, bleary-eyed officials on Cyprus said Monday that they had managed to avert a devastating default for the tiny Mediterranean nation and kept it from being forced out of Europe's single-...
Tags: Theft, Cyprus, European Union, Vladimir Putin, Banking
As the Myanmar government urged calm, Muslim shops reportedly sat shuttered Monday in the capital of Yangon, a sign of continued unease after the re-eruption of deadly religious violence in the country. Riots in the central city of Meiktila,...
Tags: Politics, Burma, Yangon (Burma), Civil Rights, United Nations
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