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Marcellin Cishambo du Sud-Kivu : un gouverneur de province modèle en Rdc

Digital Congo - 1 hour 29 min ago
A l’instar des gouverneurs Moïse Katumbi du Katanga et Julien Paluku du Nord-Kivu, Marcellin Cishambo se trouve être le gouverneur qui vient d’accélérer le développement de la province du Sud-Kivu. Les réalisations parlent d’elles-mêmes.
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Revue de presse de ce samedi 19 avril 2014

Digital Congo - 1 hour 50 min ago
Parmi les sujets évoqués par la presse congolaise ce week-end figure les deux ans que Matata Ponyo vient de totaliser ce 18 avril 2014 aux commandes du gouvernement.
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Obama: Easter a time to reflect on hope, renewal

Yahoo - DRC - 2 hours 14 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is encouraging Americans to draw strength and inspiration from the Easter and Passover holidays.


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Russia's PM says government has funds to honour social spending pledges

Yahoo - DRC - 2 hours 34 min ago

Russia's government has enough resources honour all its social spending pledges although this will not be easy, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev was quoted as telling the country's president on Saturday as tensions over Crimea add to Moscow's economic ills. On returning to office in 2012, President Vladimir Putin promulgated 'May decrees' that included promises to double pay for teachers and doctors by the end of his six-year term. Analysts from Moscow's Higher School of Economics have said the additional social spending would require 700 billion roubles $20 billion (11.89 billion pounds), or between 1.2 and 1.3 percent a year of the $2.1 trillion-strong Russian economy. But the economy faces new strains, including those arising from international friction and extra budget spending associated with the annexation of Crimea last month.


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Kidnapped French journalists found on Turkey's Syrian border

Yahoo - DRC - 2 hours 36 min ago

Four French journalists held hostage in Syria since June were found by Turkish soldiers on its border with Syria on Saturday, Turkish media reported, and French President Francois Hollande said the four were in good health. Nicolas Henin, Pierre Torres, Edouard Elias and Didier Francois were found in Sanliurfa province blindfolded with their hands bound, Dogan News Agency said. Dogan said the journalists had been kidnapped by the rebel group Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) but that an unknown group brought the journalists to the Turkish border on Friday night.


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Iran says plane at airport leased to Ghana after U.S.-flagged plane sighting

Yahoo - DRC - 2 hours 44 min ago
Iran says that a plane which landed in Tehran airport flying the American flag was leased to Ghana's presidential office and carrying a business delegation from the African nation. The New York Times reported on Thursday that a plane owned by the Bank of Utah was parked in Mehrabad Airport in Tehran on Tuesday. Its presence was noteworthy as the United States and Iran have been at loggerheads for decades and the Islamic Republic is subject to certain economic sanctions. State news agency IRNA on Friday night quoted Iranian foreign ministry spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham as saying that the plane was transporting the brother of Ghana's president and a mining delegation.
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Egyptian leftist politician submits bid to run for president

Yahoo - DRC - 2 hours 47 min ago

Leftist politician Hamdeen Sabahi officially submitted his bid on Saturday to run for Egypt's presidency, making him the second candidate for next month's election alongside former army-chief Abdel Fattah al-Sisi who is widely expected to win. Sabahi, who heads a political alliance called the Popular Current, was a member of parliament during ousted autocrat Hosni Mubarak's years in office and came third in the 2012 election that was won by Mohamed Mursi of the Muslim Brotherhood.


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Shedding light on Clinton's health overhaul flop

Yahoo - DRC - 3 hours 31 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of pages of documents from President Bill Clinton's White House affirm a longtime adage: The more things change, the more they stay the same.


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Delay won't quell 2014 wrangling over Keystone XL

Yahoo - DRC - 3 hours 33 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats sweating this year's elections may be hoping that the Obama administration's latest delay to the proposed Keystone XL pipeline takes a politically fraught issue off the table for the midterms.


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Analysis: Hoping legislative defeats boost turnout

Yahoo - DRC - 3 hours 51 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Flip sides of the same campaign-season coin, the Republican drive in Congress to repeal the nation's health care law and the Democratic call to close the pay gap for women have much in common.


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Gunmen kidnap two Pakistani U.N. staff members from Karachi

Yahoo - DRC - 4 hours 7 min ago
By Syed Raza Hassan ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Gunmen have kidnapped two men working for the U.N. Children's Fund from Pakistan's southern city of Karachi, police said Saturday. A spokeswoman for the U.N. Children's Fund, also known as UNICEF, was not available to comment. The port city of Karachi is Pakistan's financial heart and home to 18 million people. Many neighbourhoods are considered Taliban strongholds, including the area of Shorab Goth, which is near where the men were taken.
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Current underwater search for Malaysia plane could end within a week

Yahoo - DRC - 4 hours 12 min ago

By Matt Siegel and Byron Kaye SYDNEY/PERTH, Australia (Reuters) - The current underwater search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, focused on a tight 10 km (6.2 mile) circle of the sea floor, could be completed within a week, Australian search officials said on Saturday. Malaysia said the search was at a "very critical juncture" and asked for prayers for its success. A U.S. Navy deep-sea autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) is scouring a remote stretch of the Indian Ocean floor for signs of the plane, which disappeared from radars on March 8 with 239 people on board. "Provided the weather is favourable for launch and recovery of the AUV and we have a good run with the serviceability of the AUV, we should complete the search of the focused underwater area in five to seven days," the Joint Agency Coordination Centre told Reuters in an email.


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Time not on side of Russia-Ukraine detente deal

Yahoo - DRC - 4 hours 15 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) — Not until the final minutes of more than seven hours of negotiating was an agreement struck in Geneva this week to calm boiling tensions along the shared border between Russia and Ukraine. But the deal won't be sealed until its terms are met, and patience is wearing thin as time runs out.


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Air strike kills 13 suspected militants in central Yemen - sources

Yahoo - DRC - 4 hours 18 min ago
An air strike killed 13 suspected al Qaeda militants in the central Yemeni province of al-Bayda on Saturday, security and tribal sources said. Tribal sources said a drone had been circling the region for days. Yemen's Defence Ministry website quoted a security source as saying a number of "terrorists" had been killed in the air strike. "An air strike targeted cars that suspected al Qaeda militants were in and killed 13 of them in the Sawma'a area of al-Bayda," a security source told Reuters.
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Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Yahoo - DRC - 5 hours 3 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows:
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Search resumes after Everest's worst climbing tragedy

Yahoo - DRC - 5 hours 16 min ago

By Gopal Sharma KATHMANDU (Reuters) - Sherpa climbers aided by helicopters resumed a search on Saturday for four missing guides after an ice avalanche swept the lower slopes of Mount Everest, killing at least 12 in the deadliest accident on the world's highest mountain. "I sat and counted 13 helicopter lifts - 12 were dead bodies flying overhead suspended by a long line from a helicopter," Tim Rippel of Peak Freaks Expeditions wrote in a blog. "Everyone is shaken here at Base Camp. "He was the only bread winner in the family," said 17-year-old Phinjum Sherpa, as she waited for the body of her uncle, Tenji Sherpa, at a Buddhist monastery in Kathmandu.


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Mark Twain, Writing Coach

Yahoo - DRC - 19 April, 2014 - 00:36

Young writers besotted by the image of a swaggering, confident Twain should take heart: Underneath that white suit lurked an author as insecure and neurotic as those who idolize him.


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Health care site flagged in Heartbleed review

Yahoo - DRC - 19 April, 2014 - 00:18

WASHINGTON (AP) — People who have accounts on the enrollment website for President Barack Obama's signature health care law are being told to change their passwords following an administration-wide review of the government's vulnerability to the confounding Heartbleed Internet security flaw.


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Millennials and the American City

Yahoo - DRC - 19 April, 2014 - 00:14

Michael Tubbs, a 23-year-old councilmember in Stockton, California, and the star of the documentary ‘True Son,’ says that now is the time for young people to engineer social change.


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Burma’s Badass Gun-toting Medics

Yahoo - DRC - 19 April, 2014 - 00:14

The Free Burma Rangers are one of the few aid groups left operating in Myanmar’s contested ethnic states—and their work often straddles the line between humanitarian relief and armed activism.


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