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    China tires of foreign footie players
    China tires of foreign footie players
    The Chinese domestic league had been steadily growing by the time President Xi Jinping took office in 2012 and increasing attention was paid to...
    New Fifa director eyes radical rule changes
    New Fifa director eyes radical rule changes
    Time penalties instead of yellow cards, no offside rule and more substitutions: legendary former striker Marco van Basten, Fifa’s technical...
    Americans voice fear, hope ahead of Trump presidency
    Americans voice fear, hope ahead of Trump presidency
    Americans across the political spectrum view the inauguration of Donald Trump, their 45th president, with wildly different expectations —...
    ​Ivanka in the White House, media out
    ​Ivanka in the White House, media out
    From the role of the First Lady to presidential getaways, Donald Trump’s White House is going to look very different to that of his predecessors,...
    Five things to know about the Gambia
    Five things to know about the Gambia
    The Gambia has been plunged into political turmoil since President Yahya Jammeh disputed his rival Adama Barrow's election victory.
    Australia, Malaysia, China halt MH370 underwater search
    Australia, Malaysia, China halt MH370 underwater search
    The deep-sea hunt for missing flight MH370 has been suspended after nearly three years without result, the Australian, Malaysian and Chinese...
    Afcon 2017: Morocco coach Herve Renard eyes treble
    Afcon 2017: Morocco coach Herve Renard eyes treble
    The only certainty in hard-to-predict Group C of the Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) before the opening fixtures on Monday is that Morocco coach...
    ​‘It’s fake news,’ says Trump of Russia dossier
    ​‘It’s fake news,’ says Trump of Russia dossier
    An explosive but unsubstantiated political research report on United States president-elect Donald Trump’s links to Russia claims that Moscow...
    ​A timeline of DRC’s chase for democracy
    ​A timeline of DRC’s chase for democracy
    Hopes are high that a landmark power-sharing deal between Democratic Republic of Congo’s political opponents will bring an end to a crisis two...
    Tentative ceasefire in Mozambique
    Tentative ceasefire in Mozambique
    The leader of Mozambique’s opposition party this week announced a two-month ceasefire in the rumbling conflict between Renamo and the government, extending a week-long truce, which has been welcomed by the president....
    Afghans flee fighting as Taliban marches on Helmand province, US steps up airstrikes
    Afghans flee fighting as Taliban marches on Helmand province, US steps up airstrikes
    Thousands of civilians in Afghanistan’s Helmand Province have fled their homes in the past weeks as fierce fighting raged between Afghan forces...
    Trump's week of campaign woe: Six biggest gaffes from Donald
    Trump's week of campaign woe: Six biggest gaffes from Donald
    Donald Trump, the embattled Republican presidential nominee, has made a successful campaign out of incendiary rhetoric and defying political...