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Somali pirates sink maritime industry

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Somali pirates sink maritime industry

Sea piracy has doubled in the last six years, costing the maritime industry more than $16 billion each year.

Posted: September 22, 2008 15:21   Comments: 1
World elections spark blogger reactions

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World elections spark blogger reactions

In recent weeks, several national elections took place around the world. Here is a round-up of the newly elected with comments from bloggers.

Posted: September 19, 2008 16:49   Comments: 0
Nigerian militants threaten “oil war”

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Nigerian militants threaten “oil war”

Rebel militants threatened an "oil war" in Nigeria after attacks on Shell and Chevron flow stations earlier this week.

Posted: September 18, 2008 17:31   Comments: 0
Rwanda’s parliament mandates quota for women

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Rwanda’s parliament mandates quota for women

Women make up 48 percent of Rwanda's parliament -- a result of both an electoral quota and of the death of many men in the country's 1994 genocide.

Posted: September 16, 2008 19:56   Comments: 0
Angola’s ruling party heads to victory

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Angola’s ruling party heads to victory

A Worldfocus contributing blogger lays out the results of the Angolan elections and their impact on the country.

Posted: September 11, 2008 09:49   Comments: 0
Ethiopian troops retreat from Somalia

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Ethiopian troops retreat from Somalia

A Worldfocus contributing blogger reports on Ethiopia's withdrawal from Somalia.

Posted: September 11, 2008 09:42   Comments: 0
Venezuela’s Chavez announces African intentions

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Venezuela’s Chavez announces African intentions

A Worldfocus contributing blogger examines Hugo Chavez's foreign policy interests on African soil.

Posted: September 9, 2008 18:13   Comments: 0
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