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Joint Chief Mediator commends willingness of movements to engage in peace talks

EL FASHER (DARFUR), Sudan, December 12, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The African Union-United Nations Joint Chief Mediator for Darfur, Dr. Mohamed Ibn Chambas,...

The EU resumes full cooperation with the Republic of Guinea

BRUSSELS, Kingdom of Belgium, December 12, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Council has today decided that the conditions have been fulfilled for the...
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Human Rights group urges Boko Haram to stop attacking civilians

Human Rights Watch on Friday called for Boko Haram to stop targeting ordinary Nigerians, claiming the banned Islamist group had abducted scores of women and girls and used children as young as 12 in fighting. The organisation also called on the Nigerian…
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Shell made false claims about Niger delta oil pollution, says Amnesty International

Report cites discrepancies between evidence of environmental damage from Nigeria spills and claims made by oil company
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Isa Muazu’s botched deportation from the UK is an inhumane show of power

Hiring a private jet to get a dying man out of the country looks like the immigration equivalent of a show trial by Theresa May
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Parts of Argentina, Indonesia and Nigeria are among the top 10 most polluted places...

Argentina, Indonesia and Nigeria among world's top 10 most polluted places due to jewellery and other chemical processing
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State-sponsored homophobia: mapping gay rights internationally

After India has reinstated a ban on gay sex, we look at LGBT rights globally and where criminalisation remains the norm

India's supreme court upholds ban on gay sex
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Key Indicators: How has Kenya changed since independence?

As Kenya marks half a century of independence, celebrations are tempered by concern about the future. How have things changed since 1963 – and what does the future hold?

Africa: United States Dedicates New U.S. Embassy in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea

WASHINGTON, December 12, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- Media NoteOffice of the SpokespersonWashington, DCDecember 11, 2013In an important symbol of our friendship and bilateral...

IMF Executive Board Concludes the Second Review under the Extended Credit Facility Arrangement with...

MONROVIA, Liberia, December 12, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ -- The Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) today completed the second review under...