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1 year 8 months ago

Presidential trip will include South Africa

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is making a long-anticipated return to Africa, with the health of former South African leader Nelson Mandela hanging over the visit. The first family is departing today for a weeklong trip to Senegal, South Africa and Tanzania to promote democracy and economic opportunities. Obama...

5 years 3 months ago

Recognizing progress and work to be done on AIDs

Activists, politicians and health officials are among those marking World AIDS day. In Beijing, dozens of official volunteers passed out AIDS leaflets while a small group of activists demanded more government recognition and help. The U.S. plans to give South Africa $120 million. President Jacob Zuma's goal is to...

5 years 4 months ago

Tigers in fast decline, experts warn

The world's tiger population is declining fast despite efforts to save them, and new strategies are urgently needed to keep the species from dying out, international wildlife experts said Tuesday. "We are assembled here to save tigers that are at the verge of extinction," Nepal's secretary of forest and...

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