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South Sudan Peace Talks Resume, UN Warns of Crisis

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Peace talks between South Sudan’s two warring factions resumed in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa on Tuesday, as the United Nations warned of “the potential for a catastrophic situation” for millions in need of food and other aid.

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Caribbean Nations Adopt 10-Point Reparations Program

Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves addresses the 67th United Nations General Assembly, at U.N. headquarters on Sept. 28, 2012. (Photo: John Minchillo, AP)

A Caribbean initiative designed to seek reparations from European nations that dominated the trans-Atlantic slave trade has received a major boost from the region’s leaders.

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Human Trafficking: Not Just a Man’s Profit

As terrible as human trafficking is for each subjugated person throughout the world, Sharon Buchbinder says women and children are especially vulnerable.

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Broadening Horizons: Future Iowa Ag Leaders Mission to China

China's developments in its food and agricultural systems and the increasing purchasing power of its middle class led the Iowa Corn Leadership Enhancement and Development (I-LEAD) team to identify China as its international trade mission destination for 2013.

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Obama Praises Mandela as ‘Great Liberator’

SOWETO, South Africa (NNPA) – President Barack Obama described Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s first Black elected president, as “the last great liberator of the 20th century” and thanked the grieving nation for sharing their beloved former leader with the rest of the world. Speaking Tuesday at a rain-soaked memorial service here attended by nearly 100 current and former international leaders, Obama said,

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