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2012-02-15 13:57:00 Govs Discuss Measures to Complete Transitional Period [Egypt Online] Field Marshal Mohamed Hussein Tantawi, the Head of the Supreme Council of the Armed Forces (SCAF) discussed at his meeting on Tuesday 14/2/2012 with People's Assembly Speaker Dr. Saad El Katatni, number of Chairmen of the Parliament Committees and lawmakers how to complete measures of transitional period following the end of the Shura Council elections through writing the new constitution and holding the presidential elections in preparation for handing over power to an elected civil authority.

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Tuesday, 09-01-15, 17:37President Bouteflika Honoured With Mali's Highest Distinction[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika on Monday was awarded the "Medal of the Grand Cross of Mali's National Order of Merit," by President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita of Mali.
Tuesday, 09-01-15, 17:31U.S. Reaffirms Its Commitment to Supporting Tunisia[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -Minister of Foreign Affairs Taieb Baccouche received, Tuesday, a U.S. delegation led by Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights and Labour Tom Malinowski.
Tuesday, 09-01-15, 17:13Guinea Ring Vaccination Trial Extended to Sierra Leone to Vaccinate Contacts of New Ebola Case[Concord] Freetown, Sierra Leone - September 1, 2015: Detection of a new case of Ebola virus disease in Kambia, Sierra Leone after the country had marked almost three weeks of zero cases has set in motion the first 'ring vaccination' use of the experimental Ebola vaccine in Sierra Leone.
Tuesday, 09-01-15, 17:10Justice Minister Confers With U.S. Delegation[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -Justice Minister Mohamed Salah Ben Aissa received, Monday, a U.S. high-level delegation led by Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs Anne Patterson and Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labour Tom Malinowski.
Tuesday, 09-01-15, 17:07We Must Not Rest On Our Laurels[The Point] We have set ourselves the target of ending open defecation by 2017, earlier than the time set for other nations around the world, with the general agreement that, by 2030, nations must achieve access to adequate and equitable sanitation and hygiene for all, going by the world's Sustainable Development Goals.

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