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International Day of the Girl

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President Obama issued a Presidential Proclamation on Tuesday, October 11, in recognition of the International Day of the Girl. In the proclamation, Obama discusses advancing gender equality as one of his foreign policy priorities. “The ideologies that harm girls and prevent them from fulfilling their potential are the same ideologies that have led countries to […]

Deadly Anti-Government Protests in DRC

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At least 17 people were killed in anti-government protests in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) on Monday (AP). The deadly clash between protestors and police left three policemen and 14 civilians dead, according to Interior Ministry spokesman Claude Pero Luwara (Reuters). Thousands marched through the capital city of Kinshasa to protest a delay […]