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                    [Title] => US pledges $97M to combat Ethiopia's drought
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The US has boosted its emergency food aid to Ethiopia by nearly $100 million to combat one of the worst droughts in decades, the US Agency for International Development announced yesterday.

[DatePublished] => 2016-01-31 17:00:17 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => World [SectionUrl] => world [URL] => ) [1] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1546893 [Title] => Philippines drops 10 notches in global corruption index [Summary] =>

The Philippines ranked 95th out of 186 countries in the Corruption Perceptions Index for 2015, 10 notches lower than its rank in the previous year.

[DatePublished] => 2016-01-26 22:36:38 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1645031 [AuthorName] => Patricia Lourdes Viray [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/headlines/20160127/corruption-index.JPG ) [2] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1546025 [Title] => Government resumes deployment to Guinea [Summary] =>

The government resumed the deployment of workers to Guinea over a year after imposing a deployment ban on the West African country, an official said yesterday.

[DatePublished] => 2016-01-24 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1097338 [AuthorName] => Mayen Jaymalin [SectionName] => Metro [SectionUrl] => metro [URL] => ) [3] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1542143 [Title] => UN: More than half of South Sudanese kids not in school [Summary] =>

More than half of the children in South Sudan are not in school, the highest proportion in any country, the UN children's agency said yesterday.

[DatePublished] => 2016-01-12 15:04:15 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => [AuthorName] => [SectionName] => World [SectionUrl] => world [URL] => ) [4] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1537915 [Title] => ‘Philippines among top 5 deadliest places for journalists’ [Summary] =>

Because four media workers were killed in the country for unclear reasons in 2015, the France-based Reporters San Frontieres (RSF) or Reporters Without Borders still listed the Philippines among the world’s top five deadliest places for journalists.

[DatePublished] => 2015-12-30 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804891 [AuthorName] => Artemio Dumlao [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [5] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1533866 [Title] => 16 M babies born in conflict zones this year [Summary] =>

More than 16 million babies were born in conflict zones in 2015, or one in eight of all births around the world this year, according to the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).

[DatePublished] => 2015-12-17 09:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1804896 [AuthorName] => Sheila Crisostomo [SectionName] => Headlines [SectionUrl] => headlines [URL] => ) [6] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1528572 [Title] => UN says South Sudan peace deal is at 'a critical juncture' [Summary] =>

A peace deal signed in August by South Sudan's feuding leaders is at "a critical juncture" with repeated violations by both parties in multiple parts of the country, the U.N. peacekeeping chief said Wednesday.

[DatePublished] => 2015-12-02 18:41:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1289604 [AuthorName] => Edith M. Lederer [SectionName] => World [SectionUrl] => world [URL] => http://media.philstar.com/images/the-philippine-star/world/20151203/turkey-syria.jpg ) [7] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1515632 [Title] => Government allows OFW deployment to South Sudan [Summary] =>

The government partially lifted its deployment ban on South Sudan, imposed more than three years ago, and allowed the sending of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) there, an official said yesterday.

[DatePublished] => 2015-10-27 10:00:00 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1097338 [AuthorName] => Mayen Jaymalin [SectionName] => Metro [SectionUrl] => metro [URL] => ) [8] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1500809 [Title] => Russia opposes sanctions on rival South Sudan generals [Summary] =>

Russia said Tuesday it opposes new sanctions sought by the United States against a South Sudan army chief and a former army general who is now a rebel commander for continuing to fuel conflict in the world's newest nation.

[DatePublished] => 2015-09-16 11:35:57 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1289604 [AuthorName] => Edith M. Lederer [SectionName] => World [SectionUrl] => world [URL] => ) [9] => Array ( [ArticleID] => 1424717 [Title] => Group: South Sudan military still recruiting children [Summary] =>

South Sudan's military and rebel forces are recruiting children despite assurances to the contrary, Human Rights Watch said yesterday, citing children and parents interviewed last month.

[DatePublished] => 2015-02-17 05:30:36 [ColumnID] => 0 [Focus] => 0 [AuthorID] => 1704887 [AuthorName] => Rodney Muhumuza and Charlton Doki [SectionName] => World [SectionUrl] => world [URL] => ) ) )
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