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2012-03-16 11:49:20 Egypt - Year of the Scaf - A Timeline of Mounting Repression [Fahamu] A year has passed since the military assumed power after President Hosni Mubarak was ousted. But is Egypt any closer to the freedom and justice it sought when its people rose up against the Mubarak regime?

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Thursday, 12-18-14, 17:23Preventing Urban Epidemics Through Community Buy-In[allAfrica]Abuja -Okechukwu Ndaguba sits at a table in a noisy conference room at the Jades Hotel in Nigeria’s capital city, summoning strength for the last day of a planning session about a new health insurance scheme.
Thursday, 12-18-14, 17:11Iran Supports Algeria's Efforts to Restore Peace in Mali, Libya, Stresses Ambassador[Algerie Presse Service]Algiers -Ambassador of Iran to Algiers Reda Amiri reiterated Wednesday in Algiers, his country's support to the efforts of Algeria for restoration of security and stability in Mali and reconciliation in Libya.
Thursday, 12-18-14, 17:04Death Toll of Red Sea Sunken Boat Rises to 20 - Spokesman[Aswat Masriya]Cairo -The death toll of the Red Sea sunken boat has risen to 20, and the number of injured has reached 18, Hossam Abdel Ghaffar, Health Ministry Spokesman said on Thursday.
Thursday, 12-18-14, 16:41Thousands of Child Soldiers Recruited[Deutsche Welle]Thousands of children have been killed, raped and recruited as child soldiers in the Central African Republic, a new Save the Children report says. Armed groups use the children as porters, couriers and sexual slaves.
Thursday, 12-18-14, 16:38101 Ethiopian Medics Jet in to Fight Ebola[Concord]The African Union has aided Sierra Leone with 101 Ethiopian medical personnel in the fight against Ebola. The medical team comprises doctors, nurses, pharmacists, epidemiologists, public health officers, and information and communication specialists.

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