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Russia plans to develop ties with African countries — Putin
http://en.itar-tass.com | November 19, 2014
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday received credentials from ambassadors of several foreign countries, including diplomats of several African states, at the Kremlin on Wednesday.
Russian President Vladimir Putin
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Cycling: Eritrea’s Meseb Debesay wins second stage of Tour of Rwanda
capitaleritrea.com | November 17, 2014
Eritrea’s Mekseb Debesay won the second stage of the sixth edition of the Tour of Rwanda on the 96.4 km course from Kigali to Ngoma.
Rwanda’s Janvier Hadi grabbed the yellow jersey after winning yesterday’s prologue race and will keep it – as he finished a few seconds behind...
UN Security Council Monitoring Group Report on Eritrea
by US Ambassador David H. Shinn | internationalpolicydigest.org | November 16, 2014
The UN Security Council has released its 116 page Monitoring Group report on Eritrea
The Monitoring Group found no evidence of Eritrean support to al-Shabaab during the reporting period. It did not, however, rule out the possibility that Eritrea may have...
Russia flexes muscles with long-range bomber flights near U.S. shores
By Greg Botelho and Faith Karimi, CNN | November 13, 2014
(CNN) — Russia plans to send long-range bombers to the Gulf of Mexico in what appears to be Moscow’s latest provocative maneuver in its increasingly frosty relations with the West.
Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu said Wednesday that “we have to maintain...
Eritrean Cyclist Daniel Teklehaymanot Marries Longtime Girlfriend
Madote.com | November 13, 2014
Eritrean cyclist Daniel Teklehaymanot tied the knot with his longtime girlfriend over the weekend in Debarwa, according social media sites.
No name was provided of the bride, or other details of the wedding.
The 26-year-old, who joined the South African MTN Qhubeka team on a two-year contract in 2014,...
The Ebola Hot Zone – CBS 60 Minutes Special
NOVEMBER 7, 2014, 9:00 AM|Lara Logan reports from an Ebola treatment center run by the International Medical Corps in Liberia, where Americans are fighting the battle against the deadly disease. Watch Logan’s report on Sunday, Nov. 9 at 7 p.m.
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MasterPeace in Concert – “Music above Fighting”
On September 21, 2014, MasterPeace celebrated the UN International Day of Peace with 55 events in 42 countries, including many in conflict areas. At the heart of these MasterPeace celebrations, a heartwarming concert took place in the Ziggo Dome in Amsterdam (The Netherlands) bringing top artists...
Asmara, Eritrea: A Forgotten Piece of Italy in Africa
Vincze Miklós |io9.com | November 6, 2014
Asmara, the capital city of Eritrea, was an Italian colony between 1890 and 1941. The city was populated by a large Italian community (53,000 of 98,000 inhabitants in 1939), so the architecture is a unique blend of Italian modernism and Eritrean style. Here are the most amazing examples.
Nik Wallenda completes blindfolded tightrope walk in downtown Chicago
By Emanuella Grinberg, CNN | November 3, 2014
(CNN) — Record-breaking daredevil Nik Wallenda completed Sunday what he had called his most challenging feat to date: a tightrope walk between two skyscrapers 600 feet above downtown Chicago.
The seventh-generation aerialist's "Skyscraper Live" walk...
Britain Axes Aid to Ethiopian police Amid Human Rights Outcry
Document warning that aid programme posed 'high' risk to human rights deleted from Government website as £27 million aid scheme axed
By Matthew Holehouse | telegraph.co.uk | November 1, 2014
Britain has given £1 billion in aid, including around £70 million for “governance and security”...