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2012-04-12 14:27:21 Civilians and Aid Actors, Victims of Renewed Fighting in Kivu [MSF] Paris, April 12, 2012 - Armed conflicts are intensifying in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, along with large troop movements. Members of the civilian population are the first victims, but aid actors are also directly targeted. "The situation is not stabilizing in Kivu. It is deteriorating again, and has been deteriorating over the last several months", says Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) program manager Dr. Marcela Allheimen.

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Monday, 07-27-15, 16:06Three Sudanese Journalists Detained At Khartoum Airport[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Members of the National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) early on Friday morning held three journalists at Khartoum International Airport, after their return from a work trip abroad.
Monday, 07-27-15, 15:28Eritrea Festival 2015 Opens At Expo Ground[Shabait] Asmara -President Isaias Afwerki today opened Eritrea Festival 2015 at Expo Grounds here in the capital. Present on the occasion were Government and PFDJ officials, heads of National Unions and members of the Diplomatic corp. The President observed the different sections of the Festival during which he received briefings.
Monday, 07-27-15, 15:08PM to Step Up Fight Against Terror After Obama Talks[Deutsche Welle] US President Barack Obama has begun talks with Ethiopia's leaders on regional security issues. But he also touched on democracy and political rights in face of the country's poor record on this score.
Monday, 07-27-15, 14:53Deadly Battle Kills 7 Militants in Somalia - Officials[Shabelle] Somalia military officials say deadly battle between government troops and Al Shabab militants has left at least 10 people dead in an area in Gedo region.
Monday, 07-27-15, 14:19Will East Africa Now Embrace Nkurunziza?[East African] The African Union has deployed military experts in Burundi as a precaution against a possible outbreak of civil war following the controversial presidential election held last week.

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