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Prestigious journalism award for the Al Jazeera Three

February 20, 2015 0

The UK’s prestigious Royal Television Society has presented its Judges’ Award to Al Jazeera’s Peter Greste, Baher Mohamed and Mohamed Fahmy. The award is given to recognise their outstanding contribution to the advancement of television […]

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Scientists warn against complacency on Ebola vaccines

February 18, 2015 0

(By Afp) A team of leading international scientists on Tuesday called for new Ebola vaccines to be made available in months rather than years and warned against complacency after a reduction in infection rates. "Despite […]

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Egyptian, Libyan Airstrikes Target IS in Libya

February 16, 2015 0

Egyptian and Libyan warplanes bombed Islamic State group targets in eastern Libya on Monday, the militaries said, in swift retaliation for the massacre of 21 Egyptian Coptic Christians. The airstrikes hit militant camps and weapons […]

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AU Seeks UN Security Council OK in Boko Haram Fight

February 7, 2015 0

Nigeria and its four neighbors have pledged troops to a 7,500-strong force to fight the Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram, but failure to agree on funding could delay the force’s deployment. African Union officials have […]

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Boko Haram Fighters Kill Dozens in Cameroon

February 5, 2015 0

Fighters from the Nigerian militant group Boko Haram killed dozens of people Thursday in northern Cameroon, an official said, as cross-border clashes continued between the insurgents and multiple governments trying to defeat them. Issa Tchiroma […]

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Chinese Woman Sues Government Over Forced Abortion

January 30, 2015 0

Chinese protesters have long petitioned the central government for help and to address wrongs committed by local officials in their home communities.  But a recent case of a woman who sued the government instead of […]

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