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US Congratulates Sierra Leone President’s Reelection

Posted November 24th, 2012 at 1:05 am (UTC-5)
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Sierra Leone President Ernest Bai Koroma has been sworn into office for a second term after winning last week’s election. In a speech Friday to cheering supporters in Freetown, President Koroma promised to fight corruption and attract foreign investment. The United States congratulated President Koroma in a statement, saying the election has shown the progress […]

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World Leaders Send Obama Congratulations, Challenges

Posted November 7th, 2012 at 2:00 pm (UTC-5)
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World leaders are sending their congratulations to U.S. President Barack Obama, who won a second term Tuesday in a tightly contested race with challenger Mitt Romney. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said he “warmly congratulates” Mr. Obama and looks forward to continuing to work together “in the spirit of the enduring partnership between the United States […]

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World Leaders Send Obama Congratulations, Challenges

Posted November 7th, 2012 at 11:00 am (UTC-5)
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World leaders are sending in their congratulations to U.S. President Barack Obama, who won a second term Tuesday in a tightly contested race with Republican challenger Mitt Romney. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said he “warmly congratulates” Mr. Obama and looks forward to continuing to work together “in the spirit of the enduring partnership between the […]

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World Leaders Send Obama Congratulations, Challenges

Posted November 7th, 2012 at 8:15 am (UTC-5)
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World leaders are sending in their congratulations to U.S. President Barack Obama, who won a second term Tuesday in a tightly contested race with Republican challenger Mitt Romney. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said he “warmly congratulates” Mr. Obama and looks forward to continuing to work together “in the spirit of the enduring partnership between the […]

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World Leaders Send Obama Congratulations, Challenges

Posted November 7th, 2012 at 8:10 am (UTC-5)
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World leaders are sending in their congratulations to U.S. President Barack Obama, who won a second term Tuesday in a tightly contested race with Republican challenger Mitt Romney. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon says he “warmly congratulates” Mr. Obama and looks forward to continuing to work together “in the spirit of the enduring partnership between the […]

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World Leaders Send Obama Congratulations, Challenges

Posted November 7th, 2012 at 6:30 am (UTC-5)
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World leaders are sending in their congratulations to U.S. President Barack Obama, who won a second term Tuesday in a tightly contested race with Republican challenger Mitt Romney. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said he “warmly congratulates” Mr. Obama and looks forward to continuing to work together “in the spirit of the enduring partnership between the […]

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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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West Condemns Killing of US Ambassador, Arab Leaders Condemn Film

Posted September 12th, 2012 at 4:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Many world leaders are condemning the deadly attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya, but some in the Arab world are reserving their criticism for the film that appeared to provoke the violence. British Foreign Secretary William Hague said there is no justification for the attack and called the killing of U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens […]

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West Condemns Killing of US Ambassador, Arab Leaders Condemn Film

Posted September 12th, 2012 at 3:40 pm (UTC-5)
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Many world leaders are condemning the deadly attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya, but some in the Arab world are reserving their criticism for the film that appeared to provoke the violence. British Foreign Secretary William Hague said there is no justification for the attack. He called the killing of U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens […]

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Spokesman: Ethiopia PM’s Death No Cause for Worry

Posted August 21st, 2012 at 1:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Ethiopia’s communications minister says there is “no worry” about the country’s future after the death of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, who ruled Ethiopia for more than 20 years. Minister Bereket Simon told VOA the leadership is united and the government is “strong as ever.” He rejected concerns about a power vacuum. “The policies, the strategies, […]

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