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News24.com | UK fire fears continue as 60 buildings deemed unsafe

The fallout from London's devastating tower block fire has continued as the government announced 60 high-rises have failed safety tests, while authorities struggl...

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News24.com | Israel U-turns on mixed prayers space

Israel's government has cancelled a landmark deal to create a space for women and men to pray together at the Western Wall, angering activists who have fought for...

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Namibia: President Geingob's Speech at the Heroes Funeral of the Late Comrade Herman Andimba Toivo Ya Toivo

[Government of Namibia] Windhoek -Madam Vicky Erenstein Ya Toivo, Nashikoto and Mutaleni Ya Toivo and the entire bereaved family; The Father of the Nation and First President...

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Quake measuring 6.3 hits area northwest of Tonga – USGS

There are no reports of casualties as a 6.3 magnitude earthquake hit an area about 200 km northwest of the Pacific island of Tonga on Sunday...

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[OPINION] It’s time to think differently about cyber security

The recent unprecedented WannaCry ransomware attack that affected organisations in over 150 countries highlights the exploding threat landscape...

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eNCA | Weary Mongolians to vote after 'dark' campaigns

The sprawling, resource-rich country of just three million sandwiched between Russia and China was once viewed as an oasis of democracy full of economic promise...

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eNCA | US high court looks to travel ban ruling and a possible retirement

Justice Anthony Kennedy, who has cast the decisive vote in some of the court's most far-reaching decisions, turns 81 next month and is widely believed to be think...

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eNCA | Low turnout in Albania vote seen as EU test

Rama, 52, is seeking a second term in office with pledges to boost economic growth and complete sweeping reforms...

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News24.com | Top dog elected mayor of Kentucky town

A small Kentucky town has, for the fourth time, elected a dog to be its mayor...

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News24.com | In flurry of tweets, Trump lambastes Obama's handling of hacking saga

President Donald Trump has stepped up his criticism of Barack Obama's response to concerns Russia was trying to disrupt the 2016 election, and some Democratic law...

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Quick thinking theme park rescuers save falling US teenager

Bystanders form a circle to catch the girl as she plummets to the earth from 25ft in the air...

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Quick-thinking theme park rescuers save falling US teenager

Bystanders form a circle to catch the girl as she plummets to the earth from 25ft in the air...

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Queen's 2017: Jamie Murray & Bruno Soares win doubles title

Britain's Jamie Murray wins his first Queen's Club title as he and Bruno Soares beat France's Julien Beneteau and Edouard Roger-Vasselin...

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eNCA | UK fire fears continue as 60 buildings deemed unsafe

The massive operation to test tower blocks follows the Grenfell Tower inferno earlier this month that is presumed to have killed 79 people after it spread at shocking speed...

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Zimbabwe: Mujuru Wants Bigger Coalition

[Zimbabwe Standard] Former vice-president Joice Mujuru yesterday vowed to reach out to other opposition parties, even little known ones, for a coalition that will face Zanu PF...

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Zimbabwe: VP Mnangagwa Project Bombshell

[Zimbabwe Standard] The government's claims that its much-touted command agriculture is funded by a private company are false and the programme could sink Zimbabw...

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Zimbabwe: I Won't Quit, Says Tsvangirai - Q&A in Full

[Zimbabwe Standard] Former Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai (MT) is preparing for yet another duel with President Robert Mugabe in the 2018 elections, which could be the last...

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News24.com | Schumer gives health care passage '50-50 chance'

Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer says Senate passage of the Republican bill to replace former President Barack Obama's health law is too close to call...

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News24.com | Thousands protest against Belgian nuclear reactors

Thousands of protesters are demanding that Belgium immediately shut down two nuclear reactors because of safety concerns...

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Eritrea: Denial of Free Expression Remains "Systematically Entrenched" in Eritrea

[IFEX] The following statement was delivered at the 35th Session of the UN Human Rights Council, during an Item 4 interactive dialogue with the UN Special Rapporteur on the hu...

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Mozambique: Nyusi Announces Further Withdrawal From Gorongosa

[AIM] Maputo -By the end of Monday, the Mozambican defence and security forces will leave a further eight positions near the Gorongosa mountain range, in the central province...

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60 London high-rises fail fire safety tests after Grenfell disaster

Fallout from this month's catastrophic apartment tower fire keeps spreading across the UK, with more inspection failures and an order to vacate unsafe apartment b...

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South Africa: National Cancer Drug Shortage May Last Until October

[Bhekisisa] Production of the drug is temporarily stalled, says sole manufacturer Aspen...

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South Africa: Zuma Running Out of Political Lives

[The Conversation Africa] Like the proverbial cat with nine lives, South Africa's scandal-ridden president, Jacob Zuma, may well have escaped yet again with his p...

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Montreal festival float causes race row

Organisers insist event is diverse but some attendees feel black people were left on the margins...

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eNCA | Turkey police break up Gay Pride protest in Istanbul

Small groups gathered at Taksim Square but witnesses said there was a heavy police presence which outnumbered the activists, and at least four people were detained...

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Women's World Cup 2017: South Africa beat Pakistan by three wickets

Watch highlights from the 2017 Women's World Cup as South Africa defeat Pakistan by three wickets in the third match of the tournament at Grace Road...

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Mosul: 'Run and beware of snipers'

The BBC's Orla Guerin joins Iraqi fighters so close to IS militants they can "see their faces"...

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Pakistan fuel tanker inferno kills at least 150

At least 150 people die, many of them as they gathered to collect fuel from the overturned lorry...

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Nigeria: Popular Nigerian Church in Abuja Gutted By Fire

[Premium Times] The popular Rock of Ages Church located along Airport road Abuja is currently on fire...

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England v South Africa: Dawid Malan hits 78 as hosts win Twenty20 series

England win the Twenty20 series against South Africa as debutant Dawid Malan hits a rapid 78 in a 19-run victory at Cardiff...

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Lewis Hamilton calls Sebastian Vettel 'a disgrace' after Azerbaijan GP collision

Lewis Hamilton brands title rival Sebastian Vettel "a disgrace" after the Ferrari driver drove into his Mercedes in the Azerbaijan Grand Prix...

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Barry Gibb brings Glastonbury to its feet

The singer delivers a hit-laden, foot-stomping disco set in the Sunday afternoon "legend slot"...

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News24.com | UK: High-rise fire concerns grow

The British government is urging local officials across the country to submit samples of tower block cladding "as a matter of urgency" after tests fo...

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News24.com | 'Toy' bomb kills six children in Pakistan

A bomb resembling a toy has killed at least six children in Pakistan's northwestern tribal area bordering Afghanistan, officials say...

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News24.com | UK: All building cladding samples tested failed fire safety

Britain's government is urging local officials across the country to submit samples of tower block cladding "as a matter of urgency" aft...

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Wonder Woman continues to smash box office records

Patty Jenkins' film is on course to become the top grossing live-action film from a female director...

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More UK high-rises fail fire safety tests

Cladding on 60 high-rise buildings across 25 council areas fails fire safety tests, UK government says...

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Queen's 2017: Feliciano Lopez beats Marin Cilic in Aegon Championships final

Unseeded Spaniard Feliciano Lopez wins the Aegon Championships with victory over Marin Cilic in a final-set tie-break at Queen's...

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Federer demolishes Zverev to win ninth Halle title

The 18-times grand slam champion is in ominous form and won in Halle without dropping a single set all week...

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Qatar demands difficult to meet, says US

The US secretary of state urges a "lowering of rhetoric" between Qatar and four other Arab states...

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Merkel's conservatives widen lead three months before German vote

Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservatives won three regional elections in the last three months while the initial euphoria surrounding Martin Schulz wore off...

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Turkey LGBT: Police stifle Istanbul Gay Pride rally

Organisers had vowed to defy authorities in Istanbul, who had banned the rally for a third year...

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UK parliament cyber-attack 'hit up to 90'

Fewer than 1% of 9,000 parliamentary accounts were affected, says the House of Commons...

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Italy votes in local elections that may boost the centre-right

The vote could be a test of the current political mood in Italy, where a gradual economic recovery has not yet improved...

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News24.com | Dog in forlorn search for owner after China landslide

A droopy-eyed white dog apparently looking for its owner, has been found in the rubble of a landslide that buried a village in southwest China...

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eNCA | More than 1,500 evacuated due to forest fires in southern Spain

The blaze was spotted on Saturday night in the Moguer region near Huelva and was being treated as a level 1 - or maximum threat - by emergency services...

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eNCA | Prince Harry 'wanted out' of royal role

The popular royal has since become a champion of wounded soldiers, a calling that came to him during two front-line tours to Afghanistan with the army...

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Azerbaijan GP: Sebastian Vettel hits Lewis Hamilton as Daniel Ricciardo wins

A loose head restraint costs Lewis Hamilton victory in an incident-packed Azerbaijan Grand Prix as Sebastian Vettel is penalised for driving into his title rival...

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More blood but no victory as Philippine drug war marks its first year

President Rodrigo Duterte took power on 30 June last year, vowing to halt the drug abuse and lawlessness he saw as 'symptoms of virulent social disease.&#...

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News24.com | Car hits UK Eid crowd, not terror related police believe

A car has ploughed into a group of faithful leaving Eid prayers in Newcastle, but British police don't believe the incident was terror related...

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News24.com | Cable car crashes in India resort, 5 dead

Police say five people have died after a cable car came crashing down from a height of at least 30m after derailing from a pulley at a tourist resort in India...

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Turkey LGBT: Istanbul's Gay Pride organisers to defy ban

They vow to hold a march in Istanbul which officials have banned for the third year in a row...

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Oil truck explosion kills 146 people in Pakistan

A large crowd of people had gathered around overturned tanker, many to collect fuel in containers when exploded in a huge fireball about 45 minutes later...

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England U21s v Germany U21s: Do you recognise these 2009 finalists?

Can you match England and Germany's 2009 European Championship U21s finalists to their career paths?...

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News24.com | Fire licks Spanish nature reserve, 1 500 evicted

More than 1 500 people, many of them staying at a camp site, have been evacuated as a precaution after a fire broke out at a nature reserve in Spain famed for its biodiversity...

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Macron considers joint session of parliament in Versailles

The convening of a joint congress in Versailles is a measure normally associated with times of crisis...

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Fifa looking into anti-doping claims from McLaren report

Fifa says "it is still investigating the allegations" that footballers were part of a state-sponsored doping programme in Russia...

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Fifa looking into Russia football doping claims from McLaren report

Fifa says "it is still investigating the allegations" that footballers were part of a state-sponsored doping programme in Russia...

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Kenya: Power Authority Bets On Higher Ranking to Light Up More Homes

[Nation] The Rural Electrification Authority (REA) is banking on its promotion to a higher ranking to accelerate provision of power in rural areas...

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Kenya: Grow Pulses to Boost Earnings, Farmers Urged

[Nation] Smallholder farmers have been advised to increase production of pulses that have higher demand in local and international markets...

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Kenya: Drought Gives Rise to Green Projects

[Nation] Prolonged drought attributed to climate change is increasingly posing a challenge to the Kenyan economy, driving the State and various industries and sectors to look...

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Kashmir cable car accident: At least seven people killed

A rescue operation is now under way to get people stranded in other cable cars safely back to earth...

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Seychelles: President Faure Pays Surprise Visit to Elderly Home At Grand Anse, Praslin

[Government of Seychelles] President Danny Faure dropped in at the Elderly Home at Grand Anse, Praslin this morning...

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Liberia: The Men Who Could Be - Liberia's VP Reportedly Close to Naming His Running Mate

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Vice President Joseph Boakai, the nominee on the ticket of the ruling Unity Party has been having marathon meetings over the past 72 hours as he ze...

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Tanzania: Shape Up or Ship Out On Schoolgirl Pregnancies Order

[Daily News] THE order by President John Magufuli that prohibits schoolgirls to rejoin public schools after giving birth seem to have stirred a honet's nest, with...

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Tanzania: Pilgrimage Services Firm Cons 200 Christians of 179 Million

[Daily News] THE Director of a local company offering pilgrimage services known as Travel House Global, Sojan Varghese, appeared before a Dar es Salaam court last Friday facin...

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Tanzania: Canadian Firm Pumps 4.8 Billion - Towards Reducing Stunting

[Daily News] THE government and Canadian based organisation-Nutritional International has launched a 4.8bn/- 'Right Start' project aiming to improve...

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Indian cricket captain calmly reads book before batting

Women's captain Mithali Raj enjoys some poetry to calm "jitters"...

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India cricketer reads book before batting

Women's captain Mithali Raj enjoys some poetry to calm "jitters"...

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India cricketer finds inspiration in poetry before batting

Women's captain Mithali Raj enjoys some poetry to calm "jitters"...

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South Africa: DRC's Kabila 'Still Has a Friend in SA', Says Zuma

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma has made it clear that his counterpart from the Democratic Republic of Congo, Joseph Kabila, still has a friend in South Africa...

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Namibia: Namibia in Mourning for Independence Leader Herman Andimba Toivo Ya Toivo

[Deutsche Welle] Namibia has held a state funeral for Herman Andimba Toivo ya Toivo, a key figure in the nation's bid for independence. Ya Toivo was jailed for 16...

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Pakistan fuel tanker inferno kills at least 140

At least 140 people die, many of them as they gathered to collect fuel from the overturned lorry...

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News24.com | Car hits UK Eid crowd - not terror related police believe

A car has ploughed into a group of faithful leaving Eid prayers in Newcastle, but British police don't believe the incident was terror related...

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Nigeria: Presidency Releases Buhari's Voice Message, Debunks Report On Speech Impairment

[Premium Times] The Presidency has released President Muhammadu Buhari's voice message to Nigerians to debunk reports that he is suffering from speech impairment...

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Roger Federer beats Alexander Zverev to win Gerry Weber Open in Halle

Roger Federer warms up for Wimbledon by beating Alexander Zverev to earn a record ninth title at the Gerry Weber Open...

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These are the countries with the best paternity policies in the world

It’s important to recognise which nations have made the biggest leaps in granting new dads that important time off...

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News24.com | US father buries wrong man after coroner's mistake

Eleven days after laying his son to rest, an 82-year-old California man got a call from his supposedly dead son, after officials realised they had misidentified a body...

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eNCA | IN PICTURES: Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Fitr

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani called for peace in the war-torn country on Sunday as the nation's Muslims celebrated Eid al-Fitr, the closing of the fasting month...

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As scientists, we must fight fake news with truth

As scientists, it’s more important than ever to uphold our values and to combat the culture of fake news with informed, evidence-based debates...

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Car bomb in Syria’s Idlib province kills 10 - war monitor

The attack occurred in a market in the town of al-Dana, located in the north of the province near the border with Turkey, according to the Observatory...

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Vietnam blogger Pham Minh Hoang deported to France

French-Vietnamese dissident blogger Pham Minh Hoang loses his birth nationality and is deported...

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Andy & Jamie Murray tipped to play Wimbledon doubles together

Judy Murray tips sons Andy and Jamie to play Wimbledon doubles together before their careers end...

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eNCA | AirAsia plane 'shaking like washing machine' returns to Australia

The Malaysian low-cost carrier said only that "flight crew are taking precautionary measures to check the aircraft"...

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Kenya: Fake News Emerges Ahead of Polls

[Nation] Election campaign periods offer very fertile ground for the proliferation of fake news...

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Namibia: Ya Toivo Buried Today

[Namibian] LIBERATION icon and national hero Herman Andimba Toivo ya Toivo was laid to rest today at Heroes' Acre...

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Kenya: Kenyatta to Unveil Manifesto in Re-Election Bid

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta is on Monday expected to unveil his party's manifesto focusing on job creation, free secondary education and infrastructure expa...

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Kenya: Delicate Balancing Act As Parties Pick Nominees

[Nation] Top political parties were on Saturday night racing against time to beat the midnight deadline for submitting the names of their nominees to the senate, the National...

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eNCA | UPDATE: Death toll from Pakistan oil tanker blast rises to 132

The tanker overturned on a sharp bend on a highway on the outskirts of the city of Bahawalpur...

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Trump gift leaves Australian PM Turnbull bemused

Australian PM sees the funny side after receiving a tie emblazoned with the words "Donald Trump"...

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British and Irish Lions 2017: Change tactics, not personnel - Sir Clive Woodward

The British and Irish Lions are totally beatable in the second Test against New Zealand, says Sir Clive Woodward...

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News24.com | 'Bodies everywhere, many just skeletons' after Pakistan oil tanker blast

At least 148 people have died and 50 are in a critical condition after an overturned oil tanker burst into flames on a highway in Pakistan...

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Children hurt as car hits Eid celebration

Child critically hurt and woman arrested after car ran into bystanders marking end of Ramadan in Newcastle...

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Muslims in Asia pray for peace as Ramadan holy month ends

Islamic State sympathisers have carried out a series of mostly low-level attacks in Indonesia over the past few years...

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Congo-Kinshasa: Crisis Worsens As Deaths Rise & Refugees Flee

[Deutsche Welle] The UN estimates that more than 3,300 have been killed, and 1.3 million forced to flee violence since last August. Meanwhile, neighboring Angola has expelled...

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Congo-Kinshasa: Crisis in DR Congo Worsens As Death Toll Rises and Refugees Flee

[Deutsche Welle] The UN estimates that more than 3,300 have been killed, and 1.3 million forced to flee violence since last August. Meanwhile, neighboring Angola has expelled...

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Nigeria: It's Wrong for a Woman to Claim Equality With a Man in Marriage - -Lilian Larkai

[Vanguard] Beautiful and curvy Ghanaian actress, Lilian Larkai has become something of a sensation on the Instagram but not for her hot body or pretty face, but for her philos...

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Nigeria: Taraba Killings - Ex-Deputy Speaker Sues for Peace

[Daily Trust] A former deputy speaker of the House of Representatives, Saidu Babanguida Nguroje, has condemned the killings in Taraba State and urged both the federal and stat...

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