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2009-04-06 07:00:00

Deployments to extend the reach of networks into remote areas across the two countries, as well as increase network reliability RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., April 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Harris Stratex Networks, Inc.

2009-03-09 13:46:00

On the brink of new oil windfalls, nation takes unprecedented steps to ensure transparency and public oversight NEW YORK, March 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Revenue Watch Institute congratulates the Government of Ghana on its decision to publicly disclose all present and future contracts with oil companies.

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2009-01-19 15:05:58

Govenrment officials said on Monday that logging must stop on nearly 13 million hectares of forest in the Democratic Republic of Congo, after a government review canceled nearly 60 percent of the vast country's timber contracts.

2008-12-19 14:55:00

King & Parliament note achievements, call for further advances to promote & protect human rights of all citizens, including refugees forcibly held by Polisario Front in Southern Algeria WASHINGTON, Dec.

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2008-11-22 17:35:00

Rangers returned to Virunga National Park on Friday after being forced to flee the area in September 2007 when armed Tutsi rebels loyal to General Laurent Nkunda took over the park’s gorilla sector.

2008-11-10 18:00:06

Military rebel Laurent Nkunda repeated his threat to overthrow the Democratic Republic of Congo government unless talks are conducted. The general said his forces were observing a cease-fire, retaliating only when attacked, the BBC reported.

2008-11-02 12:00:00

A humanitarian disaster is looming in the Democratic Republic of Congo as Tutsi rebel leader Gen Laurent Nkunda approaches Goma, observers say.

2008-11-01 21:00:08

Humanitarian officials say they're worried whether 50,000 refugees forced to flee camps in the Democratic Republic of Congo can survive long in the bush. United Nations officials said the refugees ran off as forces loyal to renegade Gen.

2008-11-01 09:00:00

Humanitarian officials they're worried whether 50,000 refugees forced to flee camps in the Democratic Republic of Congo can survive long in the bush.


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Dibatag, Ammodorcas clarkei
2012-08-05 21:14:48

The dibatag (Ammodorcas clarkei), also known as Clarke's gazelle, is native to Somalia and Ethiopia. Its range is significantly smaller than it once was, and in many areas, populations are fragmented. In the region of Ogaden, where it was once abundant, the northern populations have dwindled due to human civilizations taking over. In southern Ogaden, it is still present in acceptable numbers, most likely due to the natural vegetation and habitat required to sustain it. It prefers a habitat...

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saggar
  • A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.
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