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EUROZONE CRISIS 
The Eurozone crisis has become a buzzword, but most people are oblivious as to how this will affect them personally. The crisis was sparked by Greece's inability to meet its borrowing obligations, very similar to a situation where you are unable to pay your bank loan due to a job loss or cut in salary. Because of this, many banks who were lenders to Greece are experiencing a cash crunch.

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Africa To Issue Over $1 Billion Dollars In Climate Change Bonds
KPHO Phoenix - 10 Hours ago
SOURCE The African Risk Capacity Bonds will access private capital to fund climate change adaptation in Africa NEW YORK The bonds – planned to be issued in 2016 – will provide additional financing
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UPDATE 3-French national taken in Algeria, group claims kidnapping
Reuters Africa - 10 Hours ago
(Adds video, government confimation, details and background) By John Irish and Lamine Chikhi PARIS/ALGIERS, Sept 22 (Reuters) - A French national was kidnapped in eastern Algeria on Sunday,
French national taken in Algeria, group claims kidnapping Yahoo! News UK and Ireland
French national taken in Algeria, group claims kidnapping (Reuters) Yahoo! News Australia
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Ebola-stricken Community in Liberia Receives Safe Water through Charleston based
Scottrade - 10 Hours ago
Water Missions International Provides Safe Water to Dolo Town Community in Liberia CHARLESTON, S.C., Sept. 22, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- As the international response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa
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East African Oil & Gas Market 2014-2024: Upstream & Midstream Spending in Tanzania,
KPHO Phoenix - 11 Hours ago
East Africa is fast becoming one of the world's most interesting oil and gas hotspots. For many years the area was neglected by the world's oil and gas industry, and even in Africa it was overshadowed
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Kenya wins Egypt in FIBA Africa Zone 5 Basketball event in Uganda
Xinhua News Agency - 8 Hours ago
KAMPALA, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- The Kenyan women were in good form to deny Egypt a second win as the 2014 FIBA Africa Zone 5 Basketball Championship entered Day 2 here on Monday. The Egyptians who beat
XINHUA - Kenya wins Egypt in FIBA Africa Zone 5 Basketball event in Uganda Namibia Press Agency
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Advance team of UN mission for Ebola response arrives in West Afric
Mbendi - 8 Hours ago
/ PRN Africa / -- Laying the groundwork for the effective and coherent action necessary to stop the Ebola outbreak in West Africa that has sickened more than 5,800 people and killed some 2,800, an advance
Advance team of UN mission to combat Ebola arrives in West Africa Global Times
XINHUA - Advance team of UN mission to combat Ebola arrives in West Africa Namibia Press Agency
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Islamist group kidnaps Frenchman in Algeria
Reuters - 9 Hours ago
France's President Francois Hollande attends a joint news conference with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (not pictured) at the Elysee Palace in Paris September 19, 2014. Credit: Reuters/Gonzalo
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New effort to fight Ebola in Liberia would move infected patients out of their homes
Washington Post - 9 Hours ago
By and Lena H. Sun , MONROVIA, Liberia — Looking for a new approach to blunt the Ebola epidemic sweeping West Africa , the Liberian government, the World Health Organization and their nonprofit partners
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International Community Calls for Cease-fire in Libya
NBCNews.com - 10 Hours ago
Thirteen countries as well, as the European Union and the United Nations, signed onto a joint communiqué this afternoon condemning the “the ongoing violence, terrorism and extremism” in the increasingly
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Sierra Leone identifies scores of Ebola cases during three-day curfew
Los Angeles Times - 10 Hours ago
At least 130 Ebola cases were identified and scores of bodies buried during a three-day curfew in Sierra Leone, the country’s health authorities said Monday, calling the controversial effort largely successful.
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A Radical But Possible Plan to Connect African Nations With Cargo Drones
Wired News - 8 Hours ago
“Roads! Where we’re going we don’t need roads!”—Back to the Future I’m in Somalia, interviewing an al-Qaeda Shabab commander on a stretch of the malarial Jubba River. It is 2009, famine has swept the
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Hope in Sierra Leone as Ebola Lockdown Ends
MSNBC Newsweek - 9 Hours ago
Community Response group from Suafiatu Tunis onevillagepartners.org A sense of relief was palpable in Sierra Leone Monday morning after a 72 hour government lockdown related to the deadly Ebola
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Who is the Zhen Huan in Egypt?
People.com.cn - 9 Hours ago
The oldest market in Egypt — Khan el-Khalili. (/Li Jiao)
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People's Climate March; Scottish oil and gas; Kenya's energy boom [Recharge]
Christian Science Monitor - 10 Hours ago
The People's Climate March drew hundreds of thousands from around the world for what organizers are calling the largest climate march in history; Global energy largely welcomed Scotland's decision to
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UN Seeks Talks as More Than 140,000 Flee Libyan Conflict
BusinessWeek - 10 Hours ago
More than 140,000 people have fled conflict areas in Libya since fighting among feuding militias started weeks ago, the United Nations said, as the world body, European Union and 13 nations called for
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Tributes Paid to Father of Hindi in South Africa
NDTV - 10 Hours ago
Representational image Johhanesburg:  Rich tributes were paid to the life and times of Pandit Nardev Vedalankar, widely regarded as the father of Hindi language in South Africa, on his 20th death anniversary.
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IS-linked group threatens to kill French hostage in Algeria
PR Web via Yahoo! - 10 Hours ago
Paris (AFP) - France insisted Monday it was not spooked by a call for Muslims to kill citizens of countries fighting the Islamic State group, as Western nations scramble to prevent a surge in lone-wolf
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UN proposes Libyan ceasefire and talks
Al Jazeera - 10 Hours ago
The UN, EU and a group of 13 nations have called for "an immediate, comprehensive ceasefire" in Libya, after the UN mission there proposed talks between backers of rival Libyan parliaments beginning next
UN proposes Libyan ceasefire and talks - Middle East DailyMe.Com
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French Citizen Is Kidnapped In Algeria By Islamist Splinter Group
NPR - 10 Hours ago
A Frenchman was kidnapped by an armed group in Algeria on Sunday, the French government said. NPR's Eleanor Beardsley reports the man was captured just hours after the Islamic State called on its followers
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Burundi absent in Zone V basketball championships for lack of money: official
Xinhua News Agency - 9 Hours ago
BUJUMBURA, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- The Burundian national men's and women's basketball teams were unable to attend FIBA Zone V championships that kicked off in Uganda on Sunday, a senior official at the
XINHUA - Burundi absent in Zone V basketball championships for lack of money: official Namibia Press Agency
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Cuban boxers to compete in Mohammed VI Cup in Morocco
Xinhua News Agency - 9 Hours ago
HAVANA, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- A 10-member team of elite Cuban boxers will compete in the Mohammed VI Cup in Morocco from Oct. 12-18, Cuban sports news website Jit reported Monday. Alberto Puig, president
XINHUA - Cuban boxers to compete in Mohammed VI Cup in Morocco Namibia Press Agency
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Libyan Displaced Receive Emergency Aid
Big News Network - 10 Hours ago
A U.N. truck convoy carrying emergency supplies for nearly seven-thousand displaced people arrived Monday in western Libya. The number of displaced is growing as fighting between rival factions and ...
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Israel orders closure of detention facility for African asylum seekers
Xinhua News Agency - 8 Hours ago
JERUSALEM, Sept. 22 (Xinhua) -- Israeli Supreme Court on Monday ordered the government to close down a controversial detention facility for African asylum seekers, overruling major parts of the Anti-Infiltration
XINHUA - Israel orders closure of detention facility for African asylum seekers Namibia Press Agency
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ISIL ally abducts Frenchman in Algeria
Yahoo! News UK and Ireland - 7 Hours ago
–  An Algerian group has kidnapped and threatened to kill a Frenchman unless Paris halts air attacks in Iraq on fighters from its ally, the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant. The Jund al-Khilafa
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BBC begins nightly Ebola service in west Africa
Yahoo! News UK and Ireland - 9 Hours ago
By AFP | AFP  –  BBC World Service radio on Monday began nightly Ebola broadcasts for west Africa, concentrating on efforts to combat the virus across the region. The nine-minute programme will be
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