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CAR Rivals Agree to Form Unity Government

Posted January 11th, 2013 at 7:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Rebels and the government in the Central African Republic have agreed to form a unity government, with President Francois Bozize remaining in power. Margaret Vogt, the United Nations’ representative in the CAR, outlined the agreement Friday after the sides reached their agreement in Gabon’s capital, Libreville. The deal calls for Mr. Bozize to stay until […]

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C.A.R. Rivals Agree to Form Unity Government

Posted January 11th, 2013 at 10:55 am (UTC-5)
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Rebels and the government in the Central African Republic have agreed to form a unity government, with President Francois Bozize remaining in power. Margaret Vogt, the United Nations’ representative in the C.A.R, outlined the agreement Friday after the sides reached their agreement in Gabon’s capital, Libreville. She says the agreement calls for Mr. Bozize to […]

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Central African Republic Peace Talks Open in Gabon

Posted January 9th, 2013 at 10:50 am (UTC-5)
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Peace negotiations are underway between rebel delegates, government officials and opposition leaders from the Central African Republic. Wednesday’s talks in the Gabonese capital, Libreville, are aimed at ending a month-long rebellion which has seen fighters from the Seleka rebel coalition seize about one-third of the country’s territory. Congolese Foreign Minister Basile Ikouebe said at the […]

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EU Receives 2012 Nobel Peace Prize

Posted December 10th, 2012 at 2:30 pm (UTC-5)
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The European Union has received this year’s Nobel Peace Prize for turning Europe “from a continent of war to a continent of peace” in the six decades following World War Two. Norwegian Nobel Committee chairman Thorbjoern Jagland presented the award Monday to EU President Herman Van Rompuy, European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso and European […]

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EU Receives 2012 Nobel Peace Prize

Posted December 10th, 2012 at 9:00 am (UTC-5)
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The European Union has received this year’s Nobel Peace Prize for turning Europe “from a continent of war to a continent of peace” in the six decades following World War Two. Norwegian Nobel Committee chairman Thorbjoern Jagland presented the award Monday to EU President Herman Van Rompuy, European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso and European […]

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EU Prize Delights Some, Dismays Others

Posted October 12th, 2012 at 11:35 am (UTC-5)
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Reaction to the unexpected choice of the European Union for the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize ranges from joy among EU officials to skepticism among some citizens in Europe’s economically strapped nations. EU foreign affairs chief Catherine Ashton said she is “delighted” at the award. The EU ambassador to the United States, Joao Vale de Almeida, […]

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European Union Wins Nobel Peace Prize

Posted October 12th, 2012 at 7:10 am (UTC-5)
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The European Union has been awarded the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize. The Norwegian Nobel Committee in Oslo announced the winner of the prestigious prize during a ceremony Friday. The committee says “the union and its core members have for over 6 decades contributed to the advancement of peace, reconciliation democracy and human rights in Europe.” […]

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European Union Wins Nobel Peace Prize

Posted October 12th, 2012 at 6:45 am (UTC-5)
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The European Union has been awarded the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize. The Norwegian Nobel Committee in Oslo announced the winner of the prestigious prize during a ceremony Friday. The committee says “the union and its core members have for over 6 decades contributed to the advancement of peace, reconciliation democracy and human rights in Europe.” […]

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European Union Wins Nobel Peace Prize

Posted October 12th, 2012 at 5:20 am (UTC-5)
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The European Union has been awarded the 2012 Nobel Peace Prize. The Norwegian Nobel Committee in Oslo announced the winner of the prestigious prize during a ceremony Friday. The committee says “the union and its core members have for over 6 decades contributed to the advancement of peace, reconciliation democracy and human rights in Europe.” […]

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Macedonia Hosts March for Peace

Posted March 17th, 2012 at 12:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Some 2,000 people marched for peace in the Macedonian capital Saturday, calling for an end to a recent spate of ethnic attacks. The demonstrators in the city of Skopje were protesting clashes between ethnic Macedonians and ethnic Albanians over the past two weeks. Tensions between the two groups have been high since they fought a […]

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