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Liberia’s Taylor guilty of war crimes in S. Leone

Thursday, April 26, 2012 Comments off

Liberian ex-president Charles Taylor was convicted Thursday of war crimes for arming Sierra Leone’s rebels in return for blood diamonds during the 1991-2001 civil war. Read more…

Somalia:AU to add 3,000 more troops in Somalia by December

Wednesday, September 21, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  Sept. 21,2011
NAIROBI, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) — The African Union Mission for Somalia (AMISOM) is planning to beef up its troops to the Horn of African with 3,000 more before December this year, a senior AU official said on Wednesday. Read more…

Expanded midwifery services could save millions of lives – UN

Monday, June 20, 2011 Comments off

Laaska News  June 20,2011

20 June 2011 –Up to 3.6 million deaths could be avoided each year in 58 developing countries if midwifery services are upgraded, according to a report released today by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and partners. Read more…