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UN Appeals for $7.7 Billion in Emergency Aid

The United Nations is appealing for $7.7 billion to provide emergency aid during 2012 to 51 million people across 16 countries. Eleven of the 16 nations are in Africa. The beneficiary countries include Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of… (READ MORE)

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Nigeria’s bill to outlaw gay marriage threatens HIV/Aids cash

A bill to outlaw gay marriage in Nigeria could jeopardise millions of dollars of western aid given to help stop the spread of HIV and Aids in Africa‘s most populous nation. Nigeria has the continent’s second highest number of people… (READ MORE)

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Three NATO troops killed by bomb in Afghanistan

December 3, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis Three NATO troops killed by bomb in Afghanistan 03 Dec 2011 Three troops from the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) were killed by a roadside bomb in eastern Afghanistan Saturday, officials said. ISAF… (READ MORE)

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Number of N.J. residents receiving food stamps doubled in last four years

November 29, 2011 by legitgov ShareThis Number of N.J. residents receiving food stamps doubled in last four years 27 Nov 2011 The number of New Jersey residents receiving food stamps has doubled in the past four years and is at… (READ MORE)

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Kenya Military Asks Aid Agencies to Return to Somalia’s South

The Kenyan military says it has secured more areas of southern Somalia and is urging aid agencies to come back to the country to help those in need.  Kenya’s Foreign Ministry says it is also trying to win international approval… (READ MORE)

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