Heather Bissonnette reports highlights in the markets in less than four minutes. This week: A $3 Bil order, a rejected takeover, and a 5 Bil acquisition! Keypoints: Canadian Natural Resources' (TSX.CNQ) stock gained. Cenovus Energy (TSX.CVE) trading higher. Royal Bank of Canada (TSX.RY) reported Q4 profits. Bombardier (TSX.BBD) receives order from VistaJet. Verisante Technology (TSX.V:VRS) announced study results. ConAgra Foods Inc. (NYE:CAG) will buy Ralcorp Holdings (NYE:RAH). Lincoln Mining (TSX.V:LMG) will acquire the Bell Mountain property in Nevada. First Quantum Minerals Ltd. (TSX:FM) bids on Inmet Mining Corp. (TSX:IMN) Orex Minerals (TSX.V:REX) updates resources from Swedish Gold Project. Financings: ATAC Resources Ltd (TSX.V:ATC) International Enexco Ltd. (TSX.V:IEC) Northern Vertex Mining Corp. (TSX.V:NEE) Elemental Minerals (TSX.ELM) BTV - Business Television produces a weekly market wrap every Friday. Go to our website for more information. http://www.b-tv.com
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VIDEO FINANCIAL REPORTING Why invest in is the first financial video platform where you can easily search through thousands of videos describing global securities. About The Video: We believe that complex financial data could become more approachable using friendly motion-graphic representation combined with an accurate selection of financial data. To guarantee the most effective information prospective we drew inspiration from Benjamin Graham’s book: “The Intelligent Investor”, a pillar of financial philosophy. For this project any kind of suggestion or critic will be helpful in order to develop and provide the best service as we can. Please visit our site www.whyinvestin.com and leave a massage to us. Thank you and hope you'll enjoy. IMPORTANT INFORMATION - DISCLAIMER THIS VIDEO IS FOR INFORMATION PURPOSES ONLY AND SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON AS INVESTMENT ADVICE. This video has been prepared by Whyinvestin (together with its affiliates, “Whyinvestin”) and is not intended to be taken by, and should not be taken by, any individual recipient as investment advice, a recommendation to buy, hold or sell any security, or an offer to sell or a solicitation of offers to purchase any security. PAST PERFORMANCE IS NOT INDICATIVE OF FUTURE RESULTS. The performance of the companies discussed on this video is not necessarily indicative of the future performances. Investors should consider the content of this video in conjunction with investment reports, financial statements and other disclosures regarding the valuations and performance of the specific companies discussed herein. DO NOT RELY ON ANY OPINIONS, PREDICTIONS OR FORWARD-LOOKING STATEMENTS CONTAINED HEREIN. Certain of the information contained in this video constitutes “forward-looking statements” that are inherently unreliable and actual events or results may differ materially from those reflected or contemplated herein. None of Whyinvestin or any of its representatives makes any assurance as to the accuracy of those predictions or forward-looking statements. Whyinvestin expressly disclaims any obligation or undertaking to update or revise any such forward-looking statements. EXTERNAL SOURCES. Certain information contained herein has been obtained from third-party sources. Although Whyinvestin believes such sources to be reliable, we make no representation as to its accuracy or completeness. FINANCIAL DATA. Historical companies’ data, ratios, exchange rate, prices and estimates are provided by Factset research www.factset.com . Whyinvestin does not verify any data and disclaims any obligation to do so. Whyinvestin, its data or content providers, the financial exchanges and each of their affiliates and business partners (A) expressly disclaim the accuracy, adequacy, or completeness of any data and (B) shall not be liable for any errors, omissions or other defects in, delays or interruptions in such data, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon. Neither Whyinvestin nor any of our information providers will be liable for any damages relating to your use of the information provided herein. Please consult your broker or financial representative to verify pricing before executing any trade. Whyinvestin cannot guarantee the accuracy of the exchange rates used in the videos. You should confirm current rates before making any transactions that could be affected by changes in the exchange rates. You agree not to copy, modify, reformat, download, store, reproduce, reprocess, transmit or redistribute any data or information found herein or use any such data or information in a commercial enterprise without obtaining prior written consent. Please consult your broker or financial representative to verify pricing before executing any trade. COPYRIGHT “FAIR USE” Whyinvestin doesn’t own any logo different from the whyinvestin’ s logo contained in the video. The owner of the logos is the subject of the video itself (the company); and all the logos are not authorized by, sponsored by, or associated with the trademark owner . Whyinvestin uses exclusive rights held by the copyright owner for Educational purposes and for commentary and criticism as part of a news report or published article. If you are a company, subject of the video and for any reason want to get in contact with Whyinvestin please email: [email protected]
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Corporate social responsibility is a key goal for the mining industry.
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Two years after the financial crisis was at its height, copper from Katanga in the Democratic Republic of Congo is once again attracting top-dollar prices. The price of the precious mineral from this province has almost tripled in recent months. A natural sound version of an AFPTV report.
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World Finance interviews Ahmed Kalej, CEO of Gecamines, on restoring the Democratic Republic of Congo's former mining giant. The Democratic Republic of Congo is not the easiest place to do business. But, it's state owned mining company Gecamines is experiencing a reawakening of sorts. Ahmed Kalej, CEO of Gecamines, talks about some of the challenges that Gecamines has faced, as well as his role in restoring the former giant to its position as one of the most important mining companies in Africa. For a full transcript visit: http://www.worldfinance.com/videos/ahmed-kalej-on-mining-in-drc-gecamines-video For more World Finance interviews go to http://www.worldfinance.com/videos/
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Winners and Runners-up in this years Nedbank Capital Green Mining Awards.
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Neocolonialism (also Neo-colonialism or Neo-imperialism) is the geopolitical practice of using capitalism, business globalization, and cultural imperialism to influence a country, in lieu of either direct military control or indirect political control, i.e. imperialism and hegemony. In post-colonial studies, the term neo-colonialism describes the influence of countries from the developed world in the respective internal affairs of the countries of the developing world; that, despite the decolonisation that occurred in the aftermath of the Second World War (1939–45), the (former) colonial powers continue to apply existing and past international economic arrangements with their former colony countries, and so maintain colonial control. A neo-colonialism critique can include de facto colonialism (imperialist or hegemonic), and an economic critique of the disproportionate involvement of modern capitalist business in the economy of a developing country, whereby multinational corporations continue to exploit the natural resources of the former colony; that such economic control is inherently neo-colonial, and thus is akin to the imperial and hegemonic varieties of colonialism practiced by the United States and the empires of Great Britain, France, and other European countries, from the 16th to the 20th centuries. The ideology and praxis of neo-colonialism are discussed in the works of Jean-Paul Sartre (Colonialism and Neo-colonialism, 1964) and Noam Chomsky (The Washington Connection and Third World Fascism, 1979). This video is targeted to blind users. Attribution: Article text available under CC-BY-SA Creative Commons image source in video
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Glencore plc is an Anglo–Swiss multinational commodity trading and mining company headquartered in Baar, Switzerland and with its registered office in Saint Helier, Jersey. The company was created through a merger of Glencore with Xstrata on 2 May 2013. As of 2014, it ranked tenth in the Fortune Global 500 list of the world's largest companies. As Glencore International, the company was already one of the world's leading integrated producers and marketers of commodities. It was the largest company in Switzerland and the world's largest commodities trading company, with a 2010 global market share of 60 percent in the internationally tradeable zinc market, 50 percent in the internationally tradeable copper market, 9 percent in the internationally tradeable grain market and 3 percent in the internationally tradeable oil market. This video is targeted to blind users. Attribution: Article text available under CC-BY-SA Creative Commons image source in video
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This is an audio version of the Wikipedia Article: Scramble for Africa Listening is a more natural way of learning, when compared to reading. Written language only began at around 3200 BC, but spoken language has existed long ago. Learning by listening is a great way to: - increases imagination and understanding - improves your listening skills - improves your own spoken accent - learn while on the move - reduce eye strain Now learn the vast amount of general knowledge available on Wikipedia through audio (audio article). You could even learn subconsciously by playing the audio while you are sleeping! If you are planning to listen a lot, you could try using a bone conduction headphone, or a standard speaker instead of an earphone. You can find other Wikipedia audio articles too at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuKfABj2eGyjH3ntPxp4YeQ You can upload your own Wikipedia articles through: https://github.com/nodef/wikipedia-tts "The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing." - Socrates SUMMARY ======= The Scramble for Africa was the occupation, division, and colonization of African territory by European powers during the period of New Imperialism, between 1881 and 1914. It is also called the Partition of Africa and by some the Conquest of Africa. In 1870, only 10 percent of Africa was under formal European control; by 1914 it had increased to almost 90 percent of the continent, with only Ethiopia (Abyssinia) and Liberia still being independent. There were multiple motivations including the quest for national prestige, tensions between pairs of European powers, religious missionary zeal and internal African native politics. The Berlin Conference of 1884, which regulated European colonisation and trade in Africa, is usually referred to as the ultimate point of the scramble for Africa. Consequent to the political and economic rivalries among the European empires in the last quarter of the 19th century, the partitioning, or splitting up of Africa was how the Europeans avoided warring amongst themselves over Africa. The later years of the 19th century saw the transition from "informal imperialism" by military influence and economic dominance, to direct rule, bringing about colonial imperialism.
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This is an audio version of the Wikipedia Article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mining_industry_of_the_Democratic_Republic_of_the_Congo 00:02:31 1 History 00:02:52 1.1 Mass scale looting, 1998 00:04:28 1.2 Mining resumes, 2001- present 00:09:22 1.3 IMF loan for debt relief, 2009-2012 00:12:02 2 Foreign involvement 00:13:53 2.1 Canada 00:20:08 3 Impacts of natural resource extraction on the DRC 00:20:19 3.1 Environmental impacts 00:22:24 3.2 Socio-cultural repercussions 00:25:40 3.3 Environmental and occupational health Listening is a more natural way of learning, when compared to reading. Written language only began at around 3200 BC, but spoken language has existed long ago. Learning by listening is a great way to: - increases imagination and understanding - improves your listening skills - improves your own spoken accent - learn while on the move - reduce eye strain Now learn the vast amount of general knowledge available on Wikipedia through audio (audio article). You could even learn subconsciously by playing the audio while you are sleeping! If you are planning to listen a lot, you could try using a bone conduction headphone, or a standard speaker instead of an earphone. Listen on Google Assistant through Extra Audio: https://assistant.google.com/services/invoke/uid/0000001a130b3f91 Other Wikipedia audio articles at: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=wikipedia+tts Upload your own Wikipedia articles through: https://github.com/nodef/wikipedia-tts Speaking Rate: 0.824888308052666 Voice name: en-AU-Wavenet-D "I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think." - Socrates SUMMARY ======= The Mining industry of the Democratic Republic of the Congo is a significant factor in the world's production of cobalt, copper, diamond, tantalum, tin, and gold. It is the Democratic Republic of the Congo's largest source of export income. In 2009, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) had an estimated $24 trillion in untapped mineral deposits, including the world's largest reserves of coltan and significant quantities of the world's cobalt. The United States Geological Survey estimates that the DRC has 1 million tons of lithium resources.During the Second Congo War mass-scale looting of mineral assets by all combattant forces—Congolese, Rwandan, Ugandan and foreign civilians—took place. The small artisanal mining operations the fighters were robbing sometimes shut down afterwards and larger foreign businesses reduced operations as well. Following the peace accord in 2003, the focus returned to mining. Rebel groups supplied international corporations through unregulated mining by soldiers, locals organized by military commanders and by foreign nationals. The political framework was unstable. In 2009 the DRC signed a loan contract with the International Monetary Fund (IMF) for $12 billion of debt relief in 2010. The loan included trade conditions, such as liberalization of the diamond trade. At the end of 2012 the IMF suspended the last payments, because of a lack of transparency in the DRC's process for awarding mining contracts. The mining sector has since expanded, but commodity prices have declined and this has hampered the DRC's progress. Much mining has been done in small artisanal mining operations, sometimes known as Artisanal and Small-Scale Mining (ASM). These small-scale mines are unregulated, with high levels of child labor and workplace injury. They can occur within protected areas, and around endangered or threatened species. As of 2008 many ASM operations existed for minerals such as coltan. ASM operations employ a significant portion of the DRC's population; estimates range up to one fifth of the population, or 12.5 million people. Problems stemming from artisanal mining include disruption of families, mining-related illnesses, environmental damage, child labor, prostitution and rape.
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(Beirut, August 27, 2015) – Saudi Arabia-led coalition forces appear to have used cluster munition rockets in at least seven attacks in Yemen’s northwestern Hajja governorate, killing and wounding dozens of civilians, Human Rights Watch said today. The attacks were carried out between late April and mid-July 2015.
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Thanks to http://gandalf.ddo.jp/ for audio and text VOA news for Thursday, August 13th, 2015 From Washington, this is VOA news. I'm David Forrest reporting. A big explosion in China. A shipment of explosives blew up in Tianjin, China, on Wednesday, killing 13 people and injuring 250. There was no immediate explanation for the blast although it is believed to have occurred in a container at a warehouse for hazardous materials. The Egyptian affiliate of the Islamic State group says it has beheaded a Croatian it abducted last month. Croatian Prime Minister Zoran Milanović said authorities in Croatia could not "100 percent confirm" the death of Tomislav Salopek. Since last year, the Islamic State has beheaded or executed more than 3,000 people. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has taken action in response to sexual abuse allegations against U.N. peacekeepers in the Central African Republic. Mr. Ban spoke Wednesday at a news conference: "To victims, I say we stand with you. Please come forward. Please feel safe in knowing that we will do all we can to respond to these outrageous crimes.” Mr. Ban asked for and accepted the resignation of his top envoy to the C.A.R. Peace talks between Libya's warring factions ended Wednesday in Geneva without a resolution, but a United Nations envoy said the parties are determined to reach an accord on a unity government within three weeks. As the negotiations broke up, U.N. special envoy Bernardino León said the two groups noted their need for progress. The Chinese government allowed the value of its currency to drop again Wednesday. The move prompted a second decline in major stock markets around the world. U.S. stocks initially declined Wednesday but recovered most of the losses by the close of trade. This is VOA news. Chinese media report a landslide has swept through a housing facility at a mining company in the northwest part of the country, leaving around 40 people missing. The Xinhua news agency says the landslide in Shaanxi province buried five dormitories and three houses under about a million cubic meters of earth. Local officials say police, firefighters, mining rescuers and paramedics were dispatched to the area. Syrian activists say at least 36 people were killed Wednesday by rebel shelling and government airstrikes near Damascus. Meanwhile, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif held talks on Wednesday in Syria with President Bashar al-Assad. He is expected to discuss a proposed Iranian strategy to end Syria's civil war. A conflict between the pygmy and Luba communities in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo appeared to have been sparked by discrimination, according to Human Rights Watch. Nick Long has more. The United Nations reports hundreds of civilians have been killed in northern territories of the Democratic Republic of Congo's Katanga province since armed groups from the ethnic Batwa, or pygmy, and Luba communities started launching large-scale attacks on each other's villages two years ago. In its report on the conflict released Tuesday, Human Rights Watch calls for DRC authorities with U.N. support to improve protection, investigate and prosecute those responsible for atrocities, and address the communal tensions and discrimination, which it says appeared to have sparked the fighting. Nick Long, Goma. Africa has marked a full year since its last recorded case of polio, a key step in the future eradication of the disease. The last recorded case of polio on the continent was in Somalia last year. Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter announced today that he has been diagnosed with cancer. The 90-year-old Mr. Carter issued a brief statement saying that he would be undergoing treatment for the disease. A spokesman for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton says she is turning over to the Justice Department the private email server she used to send and receive messages during her tenure as U.S. secretary of state. Clinton has been pressured by Republican lawmakers to relinquish the server ever since it was revealed back in March that she used her personal email account to send official messages. A South Korean man set himself on fire outside the Japanese embassy in Seoul during a protest against Japan's World War II era atrocities. South Korea media say the 80-year-old suffered non-life-threatening burns and was taken away by ambulances after protesters doused the fire. On Wall Street, U.S. stock indexes ended the day mixed. I'm David Forrest in Washington. That's the latest world news from VOA.
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Governments should endorse the new Safe Schools Declaration at the United Nations Security Council debate on children and armed conflict on June 18, 2015. “Hundreds of thousands of children worldwide find their schools under attack or used by fighting forces to wage war,” said Zama Coursen-Neff, children’s rights director at Human Rights Watch. “The Safe Schools Declaration provides a concrete way for countries to commit to protecting children’s education, even during armed conflict.”
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News Today - U.s. obtains Swiss bank records for the Congo News Today - U.s. obtains Swiss bank records for the Congo Published on January 26, 2018 Reporting by Will Fitzgibbon MINING CONNECTIONS A Swiss court has confirmed ongoing criminal investigations into the businesses of Dan Gertler, an Israeli diamond dealer suspected of large-scale corruption in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). Switzerland’s Federal Criminal Court released on Friday a 13-page judgment that details how the United States has sought information, including banking records, about Gertler’s business since 2012. Gertler’s companies... Source: http://c.newsnow.co.uk/A/2/921422141?-41452:27463 © News Today THANK YOU for your watching SUBSCRIBE my channel for more videos: http://xuri.co/newstoday ─────────────────── ▼ DISCLAIMER : ➤ If you have problems about copyright or label, please contact me via email or YT inbox. Thank you :) ➤ If you wanna use my uploads in your videos/streams, please give a link back to my original video, thats all ;) #news #newstoday #breakingnews #worldnews #latestnews #new #currentnews #topnews #headlinenews #dailynews #localnews #nationalnews #breakingnewsheadlines #apnews #newsheadlines #latestnewstoday #breakingnewstoday #newnews #recentnews #topnewstoday #topnewsstories #newsstories #news #todaysnews #usbreakingnews
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This is an audio version of the Wikipedia Article: Democratic Republic of the Congo Listening is a more natural way of learning, when compared to reading. Written language only began at around 3200 BC, but spoken language has existed long ago. Learning by listening is a great way to: - increases imagination and understanding - improves your listening skills - improves your own spoken accent - learn while on the move - reduce eye strain Now learn the vast amount of general knowledge available on Wikipedia through audio (audio article). You could even learn subconsciously by playing the audio while you are sleeping! If you are planning to listen a lot, you could try using a bone conduction headphone, or a standard speaker instead of an earphone. You can find other Wikipedia audio articles too at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuKfABj2eGyjH3ntPxp4YeQ In case you don't find one that you were looking for, put a comment. This video uses Google TTS en-US-Standard-D voice. SUMMARY ======= The Democratic Republic of the Congo ( pronunciation French: République démocratique du Congo [kɔ̃ɡo]), also known as DR Congo, the DRC, Congo-Kinshasa, East Congo, or simply the Congo, is the southernmost country located in Central Africa. It is sometimes referred to by its former name of Zaire, which was its official name between 1971 and 1997. The DRC borders the Central African Republic to the north; South Sudan to the northeast; Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and Tanzania to the east; Zambia to the south; Angola to the southwest; and the Republic of the Congo and the Atlantic Ocean to the west. It is the second-largest country in Africa after Algeria (the largest in Sub-Saharan Africa) by area and the 11th-largest in the world. With a population of over 78 million, the Democratic Republic of the Congo is the most populated officially Francophone country, the fourth-most-populated country in Africa, and the 16th-most-populated country in the world. Centred on the Congo Basin, the territory of the DRC was first inhabited by Central African foragers around 90,000 years ago and was reached by the Bantu expansion about 3,000 years ago. In the west, the Kingdom of Kongo ruled around the mouth of the Congo River from the 14th to 19th centuries. In the centre and east, the kingdoms of Luba and Lunda ruled from the 16th and 17th centuries to the 19th century. In the 1870s, just before the onset of the Scramble for Africa, European exploration of the Congo Basin was carried out, first led by Henry Morton Stanley under the sponsorship of King Leopold II of Belgium. Leopold formally acquired rights to the Congo territory at the Berlin Conference in 1885 and made the land his private property, naming it the Congo Free State. During the Free State, the colonial military unit, the Force Publique, forced the local population to produce rubber, and from 1885 to 1908, millions of Congolese died as a consequence of disease and exploitation. In 1908, Belgium, despite initial reluctance, formally annexed the Free State, which became the Belgian Congo. The Belgian Congo achieved independence on 30 June 1960 under the name Republic of the Congo. Congolese nationalist Patrice Lumumba was elected the first Prime Minister, while Joseph Kasa-Vubu became the first President. Conflict arose over the administration of the territory, which became known as the Congo Crisis. The provinces of Katanga, under Moïse Tshombe, and South Kasai attempted to secede. After Lumumba turned to the Soviet Union for assistance in the crisis, the U.S. and Belgium became wary and oversaw his removal from office by Kasa-Vubu on 5 September and ultimate execution by Belgian-led Katangese troops on 17 January 1961. On 25 November 1965, Army Chief of Staff Joseph-Désiré Mobutu, who later renamed himself Mobutu Sese Seko, officially came into power through a coup d'état. In 1971, he renamed the country Zaire. The country was run as a dictatorial one-party state, with his Popular Movement of the Revolution as the sole legal party. Mobutu's government received considerable support from the United States, due to its anti-communist stance during the Cold War. By the early 1990s, Mobutu's government began to weaken. Destabilisation in the east resulting from the 1994 Rwandan genocide and disenfranchisement among the eastern Banyamulenge (Congolese Tutsi) population led to a 1996 invasion led by Tutsi FPR-ruled Rwanda, which began the First Congo War.On 17 May 1997, Laurent-Désiré Kabila, a leader of Tutsi forces from the province of South Kivu, became President after Mobutu fled to Morocco, reverting the country's name to the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Tensions between President Kabila and the Rwandan and Tutsi presence in the country led to the Second Congo War from 1998 to 2003. Ultimately, nine African countries and around twenty armed groups became involved in the war, which resulted in the deaths of 5.4 million people. The two wars de ...
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This is an audio version of the Wikipedia Article: North Yemen Civil War Listening is a more natural way of learning, when compared to reading. Written language only began at around 3200 BC, but spoken language has existed long ago. Learning by listening is a great way to: - increases imagination and understanding - improves your listening skills - improves your own spoken accent - learn while on the move - reduce eye strain Now learn the vast amount of general knowledge available on Wikipedia through audio (audio article). You could even learn subconsciously by playing the audio while you are sleeping! If you are planning to listen a lot, you could try using a bone conduction headphone, or a standard speaker instead of an earphone. You can find other Wikipedia audio articles too at: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCuKfABj2eGyjH3ntPxp4YeQ You can upload your own Wikipedia articles through: https://github.com/nodef/wikipedia-tts "The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing." - Socrates SUMMARY ======= The North Yemen Civil War (Arabic: ثورة 26 سبتمبر, Thawra 26 Sabtambar, "26 September Revolution") was fought in North Yemen from 1962 to 1970 between royalist partisans of the Mutawakkilite Kingdom and supporters of the Yemen Arab Republic. The war began with a coup d'état carried out in 1962 by revolutionary republicans led by the army under the command of Abdullah as-Sallal, who dethroned the newly crowned Imam Muhammad al-Badr and declared Yemen a republic under his presidency. The Imam escaped to the Saudi Arabian border where he rallied popular support from northern Shia tribes to retake power, escalating shortly to a full-scale civil war. On the royalist side Jordan and Saudi Arabia supplied military aid, and Britain gave covert support, while the republicans were supported by Egypt and were supplied warplanes from the Soviet Union. Both foreign irregular and conventional forces were involved. Egyptian President Gamal Abdel Nasser supported the republicans with as many as 70,000 Egyptian troops and weapons. Despite several military actions and peace conferences, the war sank into a stalemate by the mid-1960s. Egypt's commitment to the war is considered to have been detrimental to its performance in the Six-Day War of June 1967, after which Nasser found it increasingly difficult to maintain his army's involvement and began to pull his forces out of Yemen. The surprising removal of Sallal on November 5 by Yemeni dissidents, supported by republican tribesmen, resulted in an internal shift of power in the capital, while the royalists approached it from the north. The new republic government was headed by Qadi Abdul Rahman Iryani, Ahmed Noman and Mohamed Ali Uthman, all of which shortly either resigned or fled the country, leaving the disarrayed capital under the control of Prime Minister Hassan Amri. The 1967 siege of Sana'a became the turning point of the war. The remaining republican Prime Minister succeeded in keeping control of Sana'a and by February 1968, the royalists lifted the siege. Clashes continued in parallel with peace talks until 1970, when Saudi Arabia recognized the Republic, and a ceasefire came into effect.Egyptian military historians refer to the war in Yemen as their Vietnam. Historian Michael Oren (former Israeli Ambassador to the U.S) wrote that Egypt's military adventure in Yemen was so disastrous that "the imminent Vietnam War could easily have been dubbed America's Yemen."
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The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) installed the Aid Management Platform (AMP) in 2008 to improve management of foreign aid flows to the country. Since the DRC emerged from civil war ten years ago, foreign aid flows have risen dramatically. AMP is a software program implemented by Development Gateway that helps to keep track of information on these flows. Officials in the government's Ministry of Planning made this video documenting their experiences using AMP. It includes interviews with several government representatives, as well as consultants and researchers from the UNDP and Dutch Embassy.
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This is an audio version of the Wikipedia Article: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Human_rights_in_the_Democratic_Republic_of_the_Congo 00:02:36 1 Respect for the integrity of the person 00:02:47 1.1 Arbitrary or unlawful deprivation of life 00:10:22 1.2 Disappearance 00:11:21 1.3 Torture and other cruel, inhuman, or degrading treatment or punishment 00:15:54 1.3.1 Prisons and detention center conditions 00:22:24 1.4 Arbitrary arrest or detention 00:22:46 1.4.1 Role of the police and security apparatus 00:25:05 1.4.2 Arrest and detention 00:30:08 1.4.3 Amnesty 00:31:20 1.5 Denial of fair public trial 00:32:22 1.5.1 Trial procedures 00:33:25 1.5.2 Political prisoners and detainees 00:35:10 1.5.3 Civil judicial procedures 00:35:56 1.6 Arbitrary interference with privacy, family, home, or correspondence 00:39:02 1.7 Use of excessive force and other abuses in internal conflicts 00:42:59 1.7.1 Abuses by transitional government security forces 00:47:21 1.7.2 Abuses by FARDC forces allied with renegade General Nkunda and not under central command authority 00:51:16 1.7.3 Abuses by armed groups outside government control 00:54:14 1.7.4 The FDLR 00:56:42 1.7.5 Ituri militia groups 00:59:20 1.7.6 Mai Mai 01:01:25 1.7.7 Abuses by UN peacekeepers 01:02:35 1.8 Civil liberties 01:02:44 1.8.1 Freedom of speech and press 01:15:22 1.8.2 Internet freedom 01:16:33 1.8.3 Academic freedom and cultural events 01:17:00 1.9 Freedom of peaceful assembly and association 01:20:36 1.10 Freedom of religion 01:22:17 1.11 Freedom of movement within the country, foreign travel, emigration, and repatriation 01:24:31 1.11.1 Internally displaced persons (IDPs) 01:26:20 1.11.2 Protection of refugees 01:27:50 2 Political rights 01:28:15 2.1 Elections and political participation 01:34:42 2.2 Political parties 01:38:11 2.3 Government corruption and transparency 01:41:27 3 Governmental attitude regarding investigation of alleged violations 01:49:22 4 Discrimination, societal abuses, and trafficking in persons 01:49:50 4.1 Women 01:55:30 4.2 Children 02:00:46 4.3 Trafficking in persons 02:05:08 4.4 Persons with disabilities 02:05:50 4.5 National/racial/ethnic minorities 02:06:59 4.6 Indigenous people 02:07:53 4.7 Incitement to acts of discrimination 02:08:20 4.8 LGBT rights 02:08:30 5 Worker rights 02:08:39 5.1 The right of association 02:11:03 5.2 The right to organize and bargain collectively 02:12:50 5.3 Prohibition of forced or compulsory labor 02:15:46 5.4 Prohibition of child labor and minimum age for employment 02:18:47 5.5 Acceptable conditions of work 02:20:56 6 Historical situation 02:21:24 7 International treaties 02:21:41 8 See also 02:22:08 9 Notes Listening is a more natural way of learning, when compared to reading. Written language only began at around 3200 BC, but spoken language has existed long ago. Learning by listening is a great way to: - increases imagination and understanding - improves your listening skills - improves your own spoken accent - learn while on the move - reduce eye strain Now learn the vast amount of general knowledge available on Wikipedia through audio (audio article). You could even learn subconsciously by playing the audio while you are sleeping! If you are planning to listen a lot, you could try using a bone conduction headphone, or a standard speaker instead of an earphone. Listen on Google Assistant through Extra Audio: https://assistant.google.com/services/invoke/uid/0000001a130b3f91 Other Wikipedia audio articles at: https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=wikipedia+tts Upload your own Wikipedia articles through: https://github.com/nodef/wikipedia-tts Speaking Rate: 0.8691233295376062 Voice name: en-AU-Wavenet-A "I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think." - Socrates SUMMARY ======= In all areas of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, the human rights record remained considerably poor, and numerous serious abuses were committed. Unlawful killings, disappearances, torture, rape, and arbitrary arrest and detention by security forces increased during the year, and the transitional government took few actions to punish violators. Harsh and life-threatening conditions in prison and detention facilities; prolonged pretrial detention; lack of an independent and effective judiciary; and arbitrary interference with privacy, family, and home also remained serious problems. Security forces continued to recruit and retain child soldiers and to compel forced labour by adults and children. They also continued to abuse freedom of the press, particularly during the election campaign. Also during the campaign, broadcast stations owned by the former Vice President Jean-Pierre Bemba promoted ethnic hatred. The transitional government continued to restrict freedoms of assembly and movement; government corruption remained pervasive; and security forces restricted non-governmental organizations (NGOs). In addition, societal discrimination against wome ...
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The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States. The timing of the Great Depression varied across nations; in most countries it started in 1929 and lasted until the late-1930s. It was the longest, deepest, and most widespread depression of the 20th century. In the 21st century, the Great Depression is commonly used as an example of how intensely the world's economy can decline.The Great Depression started in the United States after a major fall in stock prices that began around September 4, 1929, and became worldwide news with the stock market crash of October 29, 1929 (known as Black Tuesday). Between 1929 and 1932, worldwide gross domestic product (GDP) fell by an estimated 15%. By comparison, worldwide GDP fell by less than 1% from 2008 to 2009 during the Great Recession. Some economies started to recover by the mid-1930s. However, in many countries the negative effects of the Great Depression lasted until the beginning of World War II.The Great Depression had devastating effects in countries both rich and poor. Personal income, tax revenue, profits and prices dropped, while international trade plunged by more than 50%. Unemployment in the U.S. rose to 25% and in some countries rose as high as 33%.Cities around the world were hit hard, especially those dependent on heavy industry. Construction was virtually halted in many countries. Farming communities and rural areas suffered as crop prices fell by about 60%. Facing plummeting demand with few alternative sources of jobs, areas dependent on primary sector industries such as mining and logging suffered the most.
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