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Botswana president's party secures election victory 
Reuters India - 3 Hours ago
8:14am IST GABORONE (Reuters) - Botswana's ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) secured 33 of 57 parliament seats in national elections, initial results showed, putting President Ian Khama at     Add Comment

President Ian Khama's Botswana Democratic Party secures election win 
Reuters Africa - 4 Hours ago
President Ian Khama wins 2nd term in Botswana election - @Reuters One News Page United Kingdom
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Tunisians vote for new parliament, hope for full democracy 
Reuters Africa - 5 Hours ago
* Only second free election since 2011 fall of Ben Ali * Islamists Ennahda, secular rivals Nidaa Tounes favoured * Security, economic reforms and jobs major concerns By Patrick Markey     Add Comment

Botswana's ruling party wins polls 
BBC - 4 Hours ago
The ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) has won the general elections for the world's largest diamond producer. It secured at least 33 of the 57 parliamentary seats being contested, the national     Add Comment

US: Power to visit Ebola-ravaged West Africa 
Miami Herald - 5 Hours ago
Dave Barry (Mondays) Don't miss Dave's newest column or weblog post. Health & Fitness (Tuesday) Eat and exercise the South Florida way. Weekend Concierge When mid-week rolls around, it's time     Add Comment

Power to Visit Ebola-Ravaged West Africa 
NewsMax.com - 4 Hours ago
The United States ambassador to the United Nations is on her way to visit all three of the West African countries hit hardest by the Ebola outbreak. Samantha Power will visit Liberia, Sierra Leone
US: Power to visit Ebola-ravaged West Africa WHEC TV-10
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U.S. envoy Samantha Power travels to Ebola-stricken West Africa 
Reuters Africa - 6 Hours ago
By Michelle Nichols WASHINGTON Oct 25 (Reuters) - The U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations, Samantha Power, is traveling to Guinea on Sunday and will also visit Liberia and Sierra Leone, making     Add Comment

Egypt president says suicide bomber had outside support 
Yahoo! News UK and Ireland - 3 Hours ago
Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said a suicide bombing, by a suspected jihadist, which killed 30 soldiers in the Sinai peninsula was carried out with "external support".
Egypt president says suicide bomber had outside support (AFP) Yahoo! News Australia
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Poland prolongs Polish soldiers mission in Central African Republic 
Xinhua News Agency - 4 Hours ago
WARSAW, Oct, 25 (Xinhua) -- Polish President Bronislaw Komorowski has signed a decision prolonging the participation of Polish soldiers in the EU military operation in Central African Republic, local
XINHUA - Poland prolongs Polish soldiers mission in Central African Republic Namibia Press Agency
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Egypt declares state of emergency, funerals held for security personnel 
USA Today - 6 Hours ago
Egypt declares a three-month-long state of emergency as it begins to bury the more than 30 security personnel killed in two attacks the day before. Mana Rabiee reports. Video provided by Reuters Newslook     Add Comment

UPDATE 1-Botswana president's party secures election victory 
Reuters Africa - 3 Hours ago
(Adds details) GABORONE Oct 26 (Reuters) - Botswana's ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) secured 33 of 57 parliament seats in national elections, initial results showed, putting President Ian     Add Comment

Middle East Updates / Tunisians go to the polls to elect new parliament 
Haaretz - 4 Hours ago
Election is only the second free one since fall of Ben Ali in 2011; Moderate Islamist Ennahda and secular rivals Nidaa Tounes favored; Security, economic reforms and jobs major concerns. Haaretz's latest     Add Comment

Latest updates / U.S. ambassador to UN to travel to Ebola-ravaged West Africa 
Haaretz - 4 Hours ago
Samantha Power to visit Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea 'to draw attention to the need for increased support for the international response.' Latest in-depth reporting from Haaretz: (David Rosenberg)     Add Comment

RPT-FACTBOX-Major parties in Tunisia's parliamentary election 
Reuters Africa - 5 Hours ago
(Repeats with no changes to the text) TUNIS Oct 26 (Reuters) - Tunisians vote on Sunday for a new parliament four years after the fall of autocrat Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali. Here are the major     Add Comment

West African countries strive to contain Ebola 
NHK - 5 Hours ago
World Oct. 25, 2014 - Updated 23:30 UTC West African countries bordering Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and Mali are making efforts to contain the Ebola virus. In Cote d'Ivoire, public health workers     Add Comment

New Libyan Defense Minister to be appointed within days, says parliamentary speaker 
Asharq Al Awsat - 6 Hours ago
Libyan Speaker of Parliament Aqeela Saleh says government's efforts against Islamists gaining ground File photo of Libyan Speaker of Parliament Aqeela Saleh. (Asharq Al-Awsat) Tobruk, Asharq Al-Awsat     Add Comment

Reuters Africa - 6 Hours ago
© Thomson Reuters 2014 All rights reserved Market Update Africa US Europe Asia UK £ USD =1.6085 Euro USD =1.2669 Rand USD =0.0915 af.reuters.com: Help and Contact Us Thomson     Add Comment

Egypt's Sinai in lockdown after bomb kills 30 troops AFP 
XinMsn - 6 Hours ago
Egypt imposed a state of emergency Saturday across parts of the Sinai Peninsula as the military pounded suspected jihadists after a suicide car bombing there killed 30 soldiers. Friday's bombing was
Egypt's Sinai in lockdown after bomb kills 30 troops AFP 4 hrs ago MSN News
Egypt's Sinai in lockdown after bomb attack kills 30 troops AFP MSN UK
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WHO: Ebola outbreak cases pass 10,000 
Al Jazeera - 5 Hours ago
The death toll from the Ebola epidemic has risen to 4,922 out of 10,141 recorded infections, with three West African countries accounting for most of the cases through October 23, the World Health Organization
WHO: Ebola outbreak cases pass 10,000 - Africa DailyMe.Com
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Tunisia holds crucial general election 
Yahoo! News UK and Ireland - 6 Hours ago
More than 5.2 million registered to vote in election that will decide the composition of country's new parliament.
Tunisia holds crucial general election - Middle East DailyMe.Com
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Looking beyond drag: Bingo charity event sparks conversation 
Daily Sundial - 6 Hours ago
“Bingo!” a woman calls out as she waves the first winning bingo ticket of the night. As she makes her way to the podium where the announcer stands other attendees take aim and pelt her with their balled-up     Add Comment

Amnesty International condemns Iran execution 
MENA Magazine - 3 Hours ago
[embedded content] Iran has executed a 26-year-old woman convicted for killing a man who she said tried to sexually abuse her.
In an interview with Al Jazeera, Raha Bahreini, an Amnesty International
Amnesty International condemns Iran... MENA Magazine
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Red Crescent prepares doctors for Ebola, other NGOs undecided 
Yahoo! Singapore - 4 Hours ago
Pastor Joseph Prince's net worth is ‘substantially lower’ than the US$5 million (S$6.3 million) alleged by online reports, said a statement from New Creation Church. … Animal rights activist Louis Ng     Add Comment

Enough with ‘pendatang’, ‘penceroboh’ name-calling, Muslim NGO tells M … 
Yahoo! Singapore - 3 Hours ago
The president of a Muslim NGO, Pertubuhan Ikram Malaysia (Ikram) has urged Malaysians to stop calling non-Malay or non-Muslim citizens as 'pendatang' (immigrants) or 'penceroboh' (intruders). Its president     Add Comment

10/26/2014: METRO / HT LUDHIANA: City NGO goes the extra mile to provide free medical  
Hindustan Times - 5 Hours ago
LUDHIANA: With a motive to provide good health and to decrease burden of medical expenses of poor people, a city-based NGO Maha Sabha Ludhiana has started a free dispensary for the needy. The dispensary,     Add Comment

Oxfam to distribute 60-footer boats in Leyte 
Interaksyon - 5 Hours ago
InterAksyon.com The online news portal of TV5 TACLOBAN City -- A total of three 60-footer boats will be distributed to fisher folk associations by international organization Oxfam for their long-term     Add Comment

Bearfootin' Bears auction raises funds for nonprofits 
BlueRidgeNow.com - 5 Hours ago

Twenty bears moved off the streets of downtown Hendersonville this Saturday, finding a place in the homes of bidders at the 12th annual Bearfootin' Public Art Walk Auction.

After being presented     Add Comment

Red Cross launches Team Firestopper 
TurnTo23.com - 4 Hours ago
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - Another major concern impacting Kern County and the rest of the country are house fires. The American Red Cross is responding to the growing problem by hosting fire safety seminars     Add Comment

College forges new links with volunteering charity Thursday, 16. October 2014 
So Cheshire.co.uk - 4 Hours ago
written by RP Thursday, 16. October 2014 South Cheshire College has forged a partnership with CVS Cheshire East, the Community and Voluntary Services in the area, to help it reach out into the wider     Add Comment

Charity at high altitude | Photos 
Tasmanian Examiner - 4 Hours ago
JANE Shadbolt has run the Overland Track at Cradle Mountain and 100-kilometre ultra marathons, mountaineered in five countries, volunteered in Tanzania and ice climbed in Canada and New Zealand. JANE     Add Comment

Make a Difference Day connects performing arts to nonprofits 
Santa Maria Times - 4 Hours ago
WonHeart founder Joelyn Lutz started Make a Difference Day as a way to connect nonprofit organizations in the community to people who might volunteer or donate to them. "I'm all about connecting and     Add Comment

Our View: United Way has met local needs and improved lives for decades 
Lubbock Online - 5 Hours ago
People who donate money to the Lubbock area United Way don’t see the exact ways their dollars are spent or how many people are helped by their contributions. But they feel good about their financial     Add Comment

Boonville not-for-profit celebrates new building, new start 
Columbia Daily Tribune - 5 Hours ago
BOONVILLE — It was the morning of Feb. 2, 2012, and Laura Holman had barely put down her purse when fire alarms started blaring and thick black smoke puffed through a door at the Unlimited Opportunities     Add Comment

Charity Calendar: Bellingham Tennis Club is collecting coats for homeless 
Bellingham Herald - 5 Hours ago
Bellingham Tennis Club & Fairhaven Fitness are collecting coats for men, women and children to be donated to the homeless cared for by Lighthouse Mission and Agape Home. Click to Continue »    Add Comment

United Way cardboard boat race 
Observer-Reporter - 5 Hours ago
What is it? The United Way holds a cardboard boat race on the Deegan and Hinkle lakes in Harrison County, Bridgeport, W.Va. This year’s race was held Oct. 12. The purpose of the race is to raise money     Add Comment

Tricks, treats and charity had at No Scare Fair 
Sanford Herald - 5 Hours ago
SANFORD — Around 2,000 children and their families strolled down Jack-O-Lantern Lane Saturday going door to door to trick-or-treat for an early taste of Halloween at the 13th annual No Scare Fair.     Add Comment

About the tragic events of recent days - Association of Islamic Charitable Projects 
BusinessWeek - 12 Hours ago
MONTREAL, Oct. 25, 2014 /CNW Telbec/ - The AICP vehemently condemns the events of rare violence that took place in the national capital Ottawa and in St- Jean-sur-Richelieu earlier this week. These heinous     Add Comment

Mali Red Cross Says Ebola Tracking Complicated by Health System 
Bloomberg - 14 Hours ago
Health officials will struggle to track people who came into contact with Mali ’s first Ebola patient as the West African nation rushes to prevent a wider outbreak, the Red Cross said. Health workers
Mali Red Cross Says Ebola Tracking Hampered by Health System BusinessWeek
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Giant hares make £113k for charity 
BBC - 16 Hours ago
An auction of giant hare statues which formed a sculpture trail around Cirencester over the summer raised £113,000 for a wildlife charity. The 40 5ft-tall (1.5m) models were decorated by local artists,     Add Comment

UNICEF, MILF to hold orientation program on child soldier in Zamboanga Sibugay 
Luwaran - 7 Hours ago
In letter dated October 24 sent to BGen Carlito Galvez, Jr., Chairman of the GPH Coordinating Committee on Cessation of Hostilities (CCCH) by Abbas Salung, Chairman of the MILF-CCCH, he informed him (Galvez)     Add Comment

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