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UPI Almanac for Monday, Nov. 11, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013.
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List of Nobel Peace Prize winners

OSLO, Norway, Oct. 11 (UPI) -- List of Nobel Peace Prize winners:

China backs Liberian peacekeepers

BEIJING, Sept. 30 (UPI) -- The Chinese government said it was sending 140 members of a police unit to deploy alongside U.N. peacekeepers in Liberia.

Liberia has work to do, president says

UNITED NATIONS, Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Liberia has come a long way since the end of civil war, notably with its economy, but still has a long way to go on the road to recovery, its president said.

No one passes University of Liberia's entrance exam

MONROVIA, Liberia, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Not a single person passed this year's test to gain admission to the University of Liberia, mostly because of a lack of English skills, a school official said.

U.S. warns of violence in Ivory Coast

WASHINGTON, May 17 (UPI) -- The security situation in Ivory Coast could quickly deteriorate despite recent security gains, the U.S. State Department warned.

Guinea's army leader killed in plane crash

MONROVIA, Liberia, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- The leader of Guinea's army and some other Guinean officials were killed in an airplane crash in Liberia Monday, officials said.

Liberian oil sector gains interest

WEST LEEDERVILLE, Australia, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Africa Petroleum Corp., an Australian company, announced that it started tapping into oil deposits situated off the coast of Liberia.

U.N. names official to Liberian mission

MONROVIA, Liberia, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- The United Nations announced the deployment of a new top official for Liberia in an effort to support the country's peaceful transition to a stable democracy.

Liberian anti-crime measures gain support

MONROVIA, Liberia, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Liberia's fledgling crime prevention campaign has been given support from the United Nations' top police official.

The almanac

UPI Almanac for Sunday, Nov. 11, 2007.
By United Press International

Seven named Medal of Freedom recipients

WASHINGTON, Oct. 30 (UPI) -- Seven people, including activists, scientists and an author, will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the United State's highest civilian award.

Memphis museum hands out Freedom Awards

MEMPHIS, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- The National Civil Rights Museum in Memphis handed out its annual freedom awards, honoring those who fight for equal rights and freedom worldwide.

Former general accused of coup plot

MONROVIA, Liberia, July 19 (UPI) -- A former Liberian army commander has become the first in the country to be arrested for "subversive activities" since the country's 2005 elections.
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Republic of Liberia President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf speaks to the Joint Sessions of Congress, in Washington on March 15, 2006. (UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch)
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