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Ukraine Forcing EU to Rethink Russia Policy The head of the European Union's delegation to Russia has cast doubt on the effectiveness of last week's mutiparty agreement to reduce tensions in Ukraine. Vygaudas Usackas spoke to reporters about EU-Russia relations as Ukraine called on Russia to explai
Voice of America | 2 hours, 42 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Trial: Malaria Chemoprevention Protects Children The non-governmental organization Doctors Without Borders, or Medecins Sans Frontieres, has launched a new, malaria prevention campaign in several countries in sub-Saharan Africa aimed at protecting the illnesses' most vulnerable population - children und
Voice of America | 3 hours, 24 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Online Job Postings Seeing Rapid Growth Applications for unemployment benefits jumped in the United States to a seasonally-adjusted 329,000 last week, up 24,000 from the week before. Unemployment is still high at 6.7 percent. But for job seekers, especially those with college educations, resear
Voice of America | 3 hours, 52 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Young South Africans of Born-Free Generation Not All Keen to Vote As general elections in South Africa approach, many young people who were born after the end of apartheid will vote for the first time, but not all of them are keen to do so. ANC, EFF, DA, COPE... these parties' campaigns are in full swing. These May 7th
Voice of America | 4 hours, 27 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Young South Africans of the Born-Free Generation Not All Keen to Vote As general elections in South Africa approach, many young people who were born after the end of apartheid will vote for the first time. But as Emilie Iob reports for VOA News in Johannesburg, not all of them are keen to do so.
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Russia Calls on US to Force an End to Ukrainian Crackdown Russia is calling on the United States to force Ukraine to halt its ongoing military crackdown on armed pro-Russian separatists who are occupying buildings in eastern Ukraine.Separately, at the United Nations, diplomats say Russia has recalled its ambassa
Voice of America | 5 hours, 38 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Electric Buzz Surrounds New Fish Species Scientists say they have discovered a new genus and species of electric knifefish in the Negro River of Brazil. The Procerusternarchus pixuna, is a small fish, ranging in size from 75 mm 138 mm, and the voltage they discharge is so small that its measured
Voice of America | 5 hours, 50 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Detained American Provides Glimpse Into Chinese Forced Labor Practices An American Fulbright Scholar who was arrested in China for stealing spent eight months assembling Christmas lights in a detention center. Stuart Foster lives in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Life there is quiet and comfortable. Its hard to imagine that ju
Voice of America | 5 hours, 54 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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US Anti Apartheid Movement Helps Bring Change to South Africa It's been 20 years since the end of apartheid in South Africa, the system of racial segregation that curtailed the rights of black South Africans for decades. One of the strongest protest movements outside South Africa to dismantle apartheid was in the Un
Voice of America | 5 hours, 56 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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CN- Church Leaders Hope John Paul Sainthood Will Help Stem Secularization in Poland On Sunday, the late Pope John Paul II will be canonized in a ceremony at the Vatican along with an earlier pope, John XXIII. VOA religion correspondent Jerome Socolovsky reports from Krakow, Poland, on the excitement among Polish Catholics and the hope th
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