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All Posts Tagged With: "Michael Keating"

Kenya undecided as Somalia pleads for assistance

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Kenya undecided as Somalia pleads for assistance

Somalia's president has declared a state of emergency following weeks of intense fighting, and the government has requested foreign troops from neighboring countries to help stabilize the troubled nation. A Worldfocus contributing blogger describes how Somalia's neighbors have reacted to the request for intervention.

Posted: June 22, 2009 09:35   Comments: 0
Uranium-rich Niger faces political uncertainty

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Uranium-rich Niger faces political uncertainty

On Tuesday, Niger's president, Mamadou Tandja, dissolved the country's parliament rather than give up power after his current term expires. But as a Worldfocus contributing blogger writes, Niger's uranium deposits make its political instability cause for concern far beyond the country's borders.

Posted: May 27, 2009 12:37   Comments: 0
Military takes over as Madagascar’s political crisis churns

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Military takes over as Madagascar’s political crisis churns

After Marc Ravalomanana resigned as Madagascar’s president, a Worldfocus contributing blogger provides a background of the country's political turmoil and future.

Posted: March 17, 2009 09:22   Comments: 0
South Africa plans summit on political dispute in Zimbabwe

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South Africa plans summit on political dispute in Zimbabwe

As South African leaders plan to meet and discuss the political situation in Zimbabwe, a Worldfocus contributing blogger argues that military intervention would further destabilize the country.

Posted: January 23, 2009 09:15   Comments: 0
Thousands of Rwandan troops enter DR Congo

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Thousands of Rwandan troops enter DR Congo

The Congolese government has allowed at least 2,000 Rwandan troops into the Democratic Republic of Congo, though the two countries have a history of tense relations. The increased military presence has led to fears of more violence.

Posted: January 21, 2009 18:16   Comments: 2

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