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UN Faces Many Challenges as It Prepares to Mark 75th Anniversary

GENEVA - Preparations for the observation of the United Nations' 75th anniversary are underway as the world body's ability to maintain global peace and security appears ever more tenuous. The United Nations was founded in the

UN Faces Many Challenges as It Prepares to Mark 75th Anniversary

GENEVA - Preparations for the observation of the United Nations' 75th anniversary are underway as the world body's ability to maintain global peace and security appears ever more tenuous. The United Nations was founded in the

Internet Society Foundation Announces $300,000 in Grants for Projects That Promote the Benefits of the Internet

GENEVA(BUSINESS WIRE)The new Internet Society Foundation has issued its first set of medium and large grants (ranging from USD$12,000 to USD $30,000 each) to 13 groundbreaking projects that seek to spread the benefits of the Internet around the world.T...

African Slum Map Exposes True Scale of Urban Poverty

DAKAR, SENEGAL - Urban scientists on Wednesday launched the first digital map of Africa's sprawl of slums to expose the true scale of urban poverty and bring services to millions of people. The "Million Neighborhoods" project by a team

African Slum Map Exposes True Scale of Urban Poverty

DAKAR, SENEGAL - Urban scientists on Wednesday launched the first digital map of Africa's sprawl of slums to expose the true scale of urban poverty and bring services to millions of people. The "Million Neighborhoods" project by a team

Nigeria Releases 25 Children Cleared of Suspected Ties With Boko Haram

MAIDUGURI, NIGERIA, - The Nigerian army released 25 children Thursday after clearing them of suspected ties with armed Islamist groups in the country's restive northeast region, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said.Nigeria has fought an ins...

Tunisian Women Hope to Secure Gender Parity Gains in Legislative Vote

TUNIS, TUNISIA - It's hard to miss Samira Chaouachi�she's a regular face on local TV. She is sought after too, by foreign media this election season, as spokesperson for jailed presidential candidate Nabil Karoui's Heart of Tunisia party. Chaouachi als...

Cameroon Opens Dialogue on Separatist Violence in English-Speaking Regions

YAOUNDE - Weeklong talks on the separatist crisis facing Cameroon's English-speaking regions opened Monday in the capital, Yaounde. President Paul Biya called for the national dialogue to resolve the crisis that has left at least 2,000 people dead in t...

Cameroon Opens Dialogue on Separatist Violence in English-Speaking Regions

YAOUNDE - Weeklong talks on the separatist crisis facing Cameroon's English-speaking regions opened Monday in the capital, Yaounde. President Paul Biya called for the national dialogue to resolve the crisis that has left at least 2,000 people dead in t...

Seychellois lottery offers the chance to win island vacations, Premier League sports matches as prizes

A Seychellois-owned company has gone international with the launching of two new online lottery games -- one for sports lovers and another offering an inclusive tailor-made holiday experience to Seychelles. The new games were launched on Wednesday in...