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Clear Path International’s Wheelchair Basketball League Brings Hope and Visibility to Afghanistan’s Disabled

Tue, 2013-01-08 07:59
Wheelchair basketball teams in Afghanistan's Kandahar and Nangahar provinces will be competing in March of 2013. The league is project of Clear Path International in partnership with Afghan Amputee Bicyclists for Rehabilitation and Recreation and with funding from the US Department of State's Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement.

One million Syrians in need of food aid - UN

Tue, 2013-01-08 06:29
Four million people in the country need urgent humanitarian aid, including an estimated 2 million displaced from their homes by fighting between the forces of President Bashar al-Assad and rebels trying to topple him

'Davos man' fears more storms, both real and economic

Tue, 2013-01-08 05:48
Rising greenhouse gas emissions rank as third biggest worry in Global Risks 2013 report from World Economic Forum

Mali army fires warning shots to halt Islamist advance

Tue, 2013-01-08 05:33
Peace talks between some of the northern rebel groups and the government are scheduled for Thursday but growing military tensions threaten to derail them

As Obama, Karzai meet, Afghan peace efforts show flickers of life

Tue, 2013-01-08 04:59
Key meeting set for Friday as tentative reconciliation efforts resurrect hope for a negotiated end to decades of war