Monthly Archives: December 2008

4 real jobs you can do from home

  Real work-at-home jobs Computers and high-speed Internet access mean new, better-paying choices for people who want the flexibility and convenience of careers that don’t require an office-building cubicle. By Liz Pulliam Weston After the birth of her daughter, Carrie … Continue reading

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50,000 Years of Resilience May Not Save Tribe

  50,000 Years of Resilience May Not Save Tribe Tanzania Safari Deal Lets Arab Royalty Use Lands By Stephanie McCrummen Washington Post Foreign Service YAEDA VALLEY, Tanzania — One of the last remaining tribes of hunter-gatherers on the planet is … Continue reading

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Sanctions imposed on Somalia head

  Sanctions imposed on Somalia head President Abdullahi said the government had failed to bring peace The East African regional grouping Igad has decided to impose sanctions on Somali President Abdullahi Yusuf Ahmed and his associates. In a communique after … Continue reading

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Charity warns on Zimbabwe cholera

  Charity warns on Zimbabwe cholera The UN has warned the total number of cases could reach 60,000 The international medical charity, Medecins Sans Frontieres, predicts that the cholera epidemic in Zimbabwe will last well into 2009. Manuel Lopez, the … Continue reading

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Sanctions: How successful are they?

  Sanctions: How successful are they? By Paul Reynolds World affairs correspondent, BBC News website Robert Mugabe: Untroubled so far by sanctions The proposed sanctions on Zimbabwe rejected by the UN Security Council after vetoes by Russia and China on … Continue reading

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Troubled Somalia mission extended

  Troubled Somalia mission extended Ethiopian troops are leaving after two years in Somalia The African Union has agreed to keep its peacekeeping force in Somalia for a further two months. But the AU’s peace and security council appeared to … Continue reading

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Pope puts stress on ‘gay threat’

  Pope puts stress on ‘gay threat’ Pope Benedict has called for "an ecology of the human being." Pope Benedict XVI has said that saving humanity from homosexual or transsexual behaviour is just as important as saving the rainforest from … Continue reading

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