Daily Press Briefing [document] (allAfrica.com)

September 14, 2015 Index for Today’s Briefing MIDDLE EAST PEACE EGYPT CHINA RUSSIA/SYRIA/IRAQ/REGION/ISIL JAPAN DEPARTMENT MIDDLE EAST PEACE UGANDA DEPARTMENT NORTH KOREA UNITED KINGDOM AUSTRALIA CHINA RUSSIA/SYRIA MIDDLE EAST PEACE TRANSCRIPT: 2:08 p.m. EDT MR KIRBY: Good afternoon, everybody. Just a real quick one at the top here. The United States is deeply concerned by the…


Refugees at Tense Uganda Camp Share Plight with UN Official

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African Film Industry Pros Learn From Hollywood

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