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Oxfam: Situation for Malian refugees set to worsen as fighting escalates

Oxfam: Situation for Malian refugees set to worsen as fighting escalates Fri, 25 Jan, 2013

The aid effort to help over 147,000 Malian refugees could be overwhelmed as conflict escalates, unless there is a significant shift in the way aid operations are carried out, international agency Oxfam has warned.
Africa: Jonathan - Boko Haram, a Major Threat to Africa

Africa: Jonathan - Boko Haram, a Major Threat to Africa Fri, 25 Jan, 2013

President Goodluck Jonathan yesterday described the Islamic terror group, Boko Haram, as a threat not only to Nigeria, but also to the entire African continent and called for international efforts to curb its activities.

Jonathan, while fielding questions on a CNN programme, Amanpour, from the World Economic Forum, Davos said the sect was not fuelled by corruption or misrule as suggested by a section of the international community.

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Bosnian Croat Slobodan Praljak dies on drinking poison

A convicted war criminal from Croatia swallowed what he said was poison and died Wednesday after a United Nations court in the Netherlands upheld his ...

Barcelona terror attack

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Donald Trump in Saudi Arabia on first foreign trip

Dogged by controversy at home, Donald Trump opened his first foreign trip as president in Saudi Arabia on Saturday, looking to shift attention from a ...

Venezuelan women protest against President Maduro

Dressed in white and chanting "Liberty!", tens of thousands of women opposed to Venezuela's socialist President Nicolas Maduro marched on Saturday, pr ...

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Revisiting Dictatorship: Democracy is Worst Form of Government, Indeed

The late Soeharto has become something of a poster boy for leadership as the nation searches for a president who can effectively deliver the goods.

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