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Dereliction of Duty

Observers of African affairs are accustomed to disappointments. But surely one of the bitterest of late has been the Obama administration’s scandalous failure to address the situation in the mineral-rich, eastern border provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo. There, for sixteen years, a conflict has dragged on that rivals or exceeds the Holocaust in lethality. Five to six ...

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Operations to help displaced Malians threatened by low funding – UN refugee agency

A refugee site at Sinegodar near the Mali-Niger border hosts thousands of Malian refugees. Photo: UNHCR/H. Caux10 July 2012 – The operation to support Malian refugees is threatened by a critically low level of funding, the UN refugee agency said today, adding that it and its partners are struggling to provide a basic level of humanitarian standards for the displaced. ...

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Misery for pensioners as annuity rates fall to new lows

Annuity rates – which determine the retirement income of millions of pension savers – keep falling. Annuity rates could be pushed lower still, perhaps by as much as 20pc, by new EU rules Photo: HOWARD McWILLIAM tag –> By Richard Evans 3:47PM BST 10 Jul 2012 Comments The latest findings from the MGM Advantage Annuity Index, which tracks the income ...

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CARICOM Ready to Take on Connect the Americas Summit – Caribbean PressReleases.com (press release)

CARICOM Ready to Take on Connect the Americas SummitCaribbean PressReleases.com (press release)... Summit are in high gear, as the Caribbean Community seeks to show-case its potential for maximizing the use of Information and Communication Technologies...

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