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  • Secret U.S. Military Documents Reveal America’s War-Fighting Footprint In Africa 27 Apr 2017 18:07 The Huffington Post Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com General Thomas Waldhauser sounded a little uneasy.  “I would just say, they are on the ground.  They are trying to influence the action,” commented the chief of U.S. Africa Command (AFRICOM) at a Pentagon press briefing …
  • Stop The Silence Around Violence Against Women 27 Apr 2017 17:00 Huffington Post Silence. That's what I hear on this topic of violence and discrimination against women. The voices speaking out are few, they're there, but they're not enough to highlight just how large and just how endemic this problem is. I have spent over …
  • Secret US Military Documents Reveal a Constellation of American Military Bases Across Africa 27 Apr 2017 16:39 truthout Senegalese Armed Forces soldiers attack an objective at a live fire range near Thies, Senegal, February 11, 2015. With the Trump administration escalating its wars in Africa and the Middle East, there's every reason to believe the US military's …
  • Lazard Ltd Reports First-Quarter 2017 Results 27 Apr 2017 10:51 MarketWatch.com NEW YORK, Apr 27, 2017 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Lazard Ltd LAZ, -0.54% today reported record first-quarter operating revenue [1] of $624 million, and record first-quarter net income, as adjusted [1] , of $110 million for the quarter ended March 31, 2017. Net …
  • boosts exploration activity amid low seismic costs 27 Apr 2017 08:38 4-traders Ahead of its annual shareholder meeting, Tullow Oil said it was taking advantage of low-cost seismic acquisition and processing with a record level of activities in both Africa and South America. The FTSE 250 group has completed a 3D seismic survey …
  • UIC: Decline of democracy in Armenia 27 Apr 2017 07:25 A1 Plus 10:38 | April 27,2017 | Politics Հայ At the beginning of 2017 renowned international Economist Intelligence Unit and Freedom House centers lowered the position of Armenia in their lists of level of democracy and freedoms. Armenia was ranged among …
  • Canadians Are Paying $0.31 to Open Your Website 27 Apr 2017 06:02 Intranet Journal People in the United States and much of Europe often take low mobile data costs for granted, but in some parts of the globe, accessing a website from a mobile device can be surprisingly costly. A new website called What Does My Site Cost? estimates those …
  • eNCA | More and more storms torment Sahel: climate study 26 Apr 2017 22:34 eNCA VIENNA, AUSTRIA - Africa's Sahel region has seen a three-fold increase since 1982 in destructive rainstorms that bring misery rather than relief, said a study Wednesday that pointed the finger at climate change. And unless global warming is halted, …
  • Former ambassador Nicholas Burns to discuss Trump administration's foreign policy challenges 26 Apr 2017 21:08 YaleNews Nicholas Burns, who served in the U.S. Foreign Service for 27 years, including two terms as ambassador, will present the George Herbert Walker Jr. Lecture in International Studies at Yale on Tuesday, May 2. Titled “The Trump Administration's Global …
  • RAF launches QR4m project in Africa to fight blindness 26 Apr 2017 20:32 Peninsula Qatar  26 Apr 2017 - 22:50 Patients with eye problems waiting to see doctors at the Sydi Othman medical camp set up by RAF in Morocco. Sheikh Thani bin Abdullah Foundation for Humanitarian Services (RAF) has begun implementing a massive health project at a cost …