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	Tax evasion still crippling Africa as rich countries fail to deliver support
Africa   Congo   Development   Photos   Wikipedia: Republic of the Congo
 The Guardian 
Tax evasion still crippling Africa as rich countries fail to deliver support
Africa Progress Panel also calls on resource-rich countries to invest in jobs and development, not squander opportunities Copper and cobalt are extracted in Lubumbashi, in DR Congo, whose economy is... (photo: UN / Devra Berkowitz)
Sao Paulo FC' s Rivaldo, right, is challenged by Atletico Mineiro's Serginho, during a Brazilian soccer league match in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011.
Barcelona   Photos   Rivaldo   Sportstar   Wikipedia: Rivaldo
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Rivaldo leaves Angolan side Kabuscorp after contract ends
Former World Footballer of the Year Rivaldo has left Kabuscorp after completing a short-term contract with the Angolan team. The Brazilian 2002 World Cup winner and former favourite at Barcelona and... (photo: AP / Andre Penner)
The Haitian National Police (HNP) with the support of Police serving with the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH) analyse drugs at the DCPJ on August 2, 2012. The HNP with the assistance of MINUSTAH and the US Embassy, destroyed 2.27 tons of illegal drugs; 1.606 kg of marijuana and 453 kg of cocaine in Ganthier near Port au Prince on August 3, 2012. After being analysed and inventoried, the drugs were transfered from the DCPJ  in an armed convoy to Ganthier in where they were set alight and destroyed. Photo Victoria Hazou UN/MINUSTAH  PhysOrg 
Illegal medications seized in 16 African countries
The operation, called Vice Grips 2, was carried out by customs inspectors in 16 ports from July 11 to 20, it said. "It is the biggest operation of its kind," Christophe Zimmermann, in charge of... (photo: UN / Victoria Hazou)
Africa   Drugs   Wikipedia: Illegal drug trade   Photos   Trade
Pictured is a landmine or unexploded ordinance warning sign during the mine clearance activities carried out by the Armor Group and coordinated by the United Nations Mine Action Office (UNAMO) in consultation with the Government of Southern Sudan, other national and international actors.  The Independent 
IoS Investigation: The shocking truth about landmines
The landmine belongs to another era – or so many of us like to believe. We think of it as an evil all but consigned to history by the entreaties of Diana, Princess of Wales, and a Nobel prize-winning... (photo: UN / Tim McKulka)
Defence   Human Rights   Photos   Weapons   Wikipedia: Land mine
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Traces left by the Dakar Rally, 2005, in the Sahara Desert, Mauritania Skynews
Passenger Plane Wreckage 'Spotted In Desert'
The wreckage of a passenger jet which vanished from radar in West Africa has been spotted in northern Mali's desert, the country's president has said. President Ibrahim... (photo: GFDL / )
AH5017 crash   Air Algerie Flight 5017   Burkina Faso   Photos   Wikipedia: Air Algérie Flight 5017
Nigeria's manager Stephen Keshi ahead of the international friendly soccer match between Nigeria and Scotland at Craven Cottage Stadium in London, Wednesday, May 28, 2014. FourFourTwo
Nigeria to talk with Keshi over return
The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) are to open talks with Stephen Keshi over a possible return as coach of the national side. Keshi resigned from his post after the... (photo: AP / Kirsty Wigglesworth)
2014 World Cup - Nigeria   Photos   Stephen Keshi   Teammanager   Wikipedia: Stephen Keshi
Tourists disembark from a cruise ship which docked at Mombasa port, Kenya The Irish Times
Female tourist killed in Kenyan city of Mombasa
A female tourist was killed in the Kenyan port city of Mombasa today in the same area where a Russian visitor was murdered earlier in July by a criminal gang, a police... (photo: AP / AP)
Mombasa   Photos   Tourism in Mombasa   Travel   Wikipedia: Tourism in Kenya
Israeli fire hits UN facility in Gaza, killing 15 Stars and Stripes
Israeli fire hits UN facility in Gaza, killing 15
GAZA CITY, Gaza StripIsraeli tank shells hit a compound housing a U.N. school in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens who were... (photo: UN / Shareef Sarhan)
Gaza Strip   Israeli Fire   Photos   Refugees   Wikipedia: Gaza Strip
Meriam Ibrahim, from Sudan, disembarks with her children Maya, in her arms, and Martin, accompanied by Italian deputy Foreign Minister Lapo Pistelli, after landing from Khartoum, at Ciampino's military airport, on the outskirts of Rome, Thursday, July 24, 2014. The Sudanese woman who was sentenced to death in Sudan for refusing to recant her Christian faith has arrived in Italy along with her family, including an infant born in prison. An Italian diplomat who accompanied the family from Sudan said Italy leveraged its historic ties within the Horn of Africa region to help win her release. BBC News
Sudan woman spared death sentence arrives in Italy
24 July 2014 Last updated at 11:40 BST The Sudanese woman whose death sentence for allegedly renouncing Islam sparked worldwide protests, has arrived in Italy with her... (photo: AP / Riccardo De Luca)
Italy   Meriam Ibrahim   Photos   Sudan   Wikipedia: Mariam Yahia Ibrahim Ishag
	Gaza fighting rages amid cease-fire efforts Detroit news
Gaza fighting rages amid cease-fire efforts
IBRAHIM BARZAK and PETER ENAV Associated Press Comments An Israeli tank moves through the morning mist near the Israel and Gaza border July 24, 2014. Israeli tanks and... (photo: UN / Shareef Sarhan)
Gaza fighting   Middle East   Palestine   Photos   Wikipedia: Israeli settlement
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