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Turkey Orders Arrest of Opponents on Terrorism Charges A Turkish court has ordered the formal arrest of a television station chief and three police officials on terrorism charges, but ordered the release of eight others, including a newspaper editor, connected to a U.S.-based Muslim cleric accused of plotting
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S. Sudans Bentiu Camp: Making the Youth Better Than Their Fathers Sunday Bayak is 16 years old. When fighting started in Bentiu where he lived with his brother, he fled like thousands of South Sudanese to U.N. protected sites. Many of his male friends and peers joined the rebels, either to take revenge for the killing o
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Obama's Year-End News Conference: What to Expect U.S. President Barack Obama will hold his annual end-of-year news conference Friday afternoon before heading to Hawaii for his winter vacation. And there is a lot to discuss. The president, in a conference scheduled for 1:30 p.m. local time (6:30 GMT), is
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U.S. Congress Boosts Sanitation Programs for Worlds Poor Efforts to provide access to clean water and sanitation for millions of people is getting a huge boost through new legislation that was passed by the US Congress. Ending the year on a high note for supporters, the Senator Paul Simon Water For The World Ac
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Millions Face Acute Hunger in South Sudan Next Year The World Food Program warns 2.5 million people in South Sudan are facing acute hunger next year. WFP says pre-positioning food now, before the rainy season returns in a few months, is critical to averting a hunger catastrophe in that conflict-ridden coun
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Boko Haram Survivor from Gwoza Speaks of Brutal Captivity Boko Haram struck again in Nigeria's northeast Sunday, killing more than 30 villagers and kidnapping scores of people from Gumsuri. It is a now familiar pattern in the five-year insurgency. VOA talked with one Nigerian woman who managed to escape Boko Har
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Kenyan President Signs Controversial Security Law Kenyas president signed a controversial law Friday that grants sweeping new authority to security forces. The legislation was passed in a chaotic session of parliament over objections that it violates basic rights. President Uhuru Kenyatta approved amendm
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UN Chief, Visiting Ebola Countries, Urges Respect for Health Rules U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, starting a visit to Ebola-hit countries in West Africa, urged local communities to strictly follow health regulations in the face of signs that traditional funerals are still spreading the disease. Ban arrived in Liberi
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China Arrests American Aid Worker Near North Korean Border China on Friday arrested a Korean American Christian aid worker who was being held near the country's border with North Korea, signaling a toughening crackdown on Christian activists in the sensitive region. Peter Hahn, 74, is being charged with embezzlem
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China President Arrives in Macau as Anti-Corruption Campaign Hits Casinos China's President Xi Jinping is in Macau Friday, marking the 15th Anniversary of the region's return to Chinese sovereignty and attending the swearing-in of principal officials of the regions government. The celebrations come as Macaus gambling industry f
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