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First Education Newsbrief of 2011



Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC)


Areas of Concern


Pakistan and Afghanistan agree to have a peace jirga to negotiate peace deals with the Taliban.


Shi’ite cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, known for leading two uprisings against American forces following the 2003 US invasion, returned to Iraq on January 6 after a three-year absence.   


The policeman who assassinated Salmaan Taseer, the governor of Punjab who opposed Pakistan’s blasphemy laws, told others of his plan before he was assigned to protect the politician.


The United Nations envoy for Somalia called on the Transitional Federal Government to help disperse aid to those affected by a severe drought.

Created by:
Ashton SimmonsSTAND Education Coordinator and Education Task Force


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