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    Jailed Swazi critic put in solitary confinement
    Jailed Swazi critic put in solitary confinement
    According to his supporters, jailed lawyer Thulani Maseko has been put in solitary confinement last week for a total duration of three weeks.
    Jet crash in French Alps reported to have no survivors
    Jet crash in French Alps reported to have no survivors
    Germanwings airliner 4U9525 carried 148 passengers when it crashed in the region Les-Alpes-de-Haute-Provence.
    Blatter doesn't see a need for campaigning
    Blatter doesn't see a need for campaigning
    After 17 years as Fifa president Sepp Blatter refuses to step down - or to campaign. Also: "Fifa is more influential than religion".
    New Zealand beats Windies by 143 runs to reach World Cup semis
    New Zealand beats Windies by 143 runs to reach World Cup semis
    New Zealand's Martin Guptill became the latest batsman to make Cricket World Cup history with an innings of 237 not out in a total of 393-6.
    Proteas's knockout win no concern for New Zealand, yet
    Proteas's knockout win no concern for New Zealand, yet
    New Zealand says its focus is on the West Indies team - who they lost to in the 2012 Twenty20 World Cup - not South Africa, for now.
    Hamilton claims pole position for Australian GP
    Hamilton claims pole position for Australian GP
    Lewis Hamilton claimed a record-breaking fourth pole position at the Australian Grand Prix and Mercedes continued its dominance of Formula One.
    Miller time: Proteas outgun brave Zimbabwe
    Miller time: Proteas outgun brave Zimbabwe
    A record-breaking partnership of 256 between David Miller and JP Duminy led South Africa to a 62-run win over Zimbabwe on Sunday.
    Ivory Coast wins Afcon in lengthy shootout
    Ivory Coast wins Afcon in lengthy shootout
    A dramatic penalty shoot-out ended with Ivory Coast prevailing over Ghana in a goalless African Cup of Nations 2015 final in Equatorial Guinea.
    Novak Djokovic wins fifth Australian Open title
    Novak Djokovic wins fifth Australian Open title
    The Serbian beat Andy Murray at Melbourne Park by 7-6 (5), 6-7 (4), 6-3, 6-0. Murray has now been runner-up four times
    Japan outraged as video purportedly shows hostage beheaded
    Japan outraged as video purportedly shows hostage beheaded
    Japan has condemned the beheading of journalist Kenji Goto allegedly by the Islamic State group.
    Edgar Lungu wins Zambia's presidential election
    Edgar Lungu wins Zambia's presidential election
    Following the death of President Michael Sata in October, the ruling Patriotic Front candidate Edgar Lungu has received 48.3% of the vote.