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    Algerian protesters unrelenting
    Algerian protesters unrelenting
    Algeria has been rocked for more than a month by unprecedented protests against ailing President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, sparked by his bid for a fifth...
    Pentagon authorises $1bn for Trump's border wall
    Pentagon authorises $1bn for Trump's border wall
    Acting Pentagon chief Patrick Shanahan said on Monday he had authoriSed $1-billion to build part of the wall sought by President Donald Trump along...
    Collusion, obstruction among key findings in Mueller report
    Collusion, obstruction among key findings in Mueller report
    US Attorney General Bill Barr released a summary on Sunday of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's long-awaited report into allegations that Donald...
    Gloomy return for Super Rugby after mosque attacks
    Gloomy return for Super Rugby after mosque attacks
    The Otago Highlanders paid their respects at a mosque on Thursday as Super Rugby prepared to make a sombre return to action a week after the...
    Cricket comes to the aid of East Timor
    Cricket comes to the aid of East Timor
    Navigating pigs and goats as they practise on a dusty paddock, a group of young East Timorese are hoping to copy the fairy-tale rise of Afghanistan...
    Trespassing fox henpecked to death
    Trespassing fox henpecked to death
    Chickens on a poultry farm in northeast France are suspected of killing a fox that tried to sneak into their coop.
    LeBron passes his idol Jordan
    LeBron passes his idol Jordan
    LeBron James overtook his boyhood idol and inspiration, Michael Jordan, for fourth on the NBA’s all-time scoring list on Wednesday. He made...
    MSF: Ebola response in DR Congo 'failing' to contain outbreak
    MSF: Ebola response in DR Congo 'failing' to contain outbreak
    Efforts to curb the Democratic Republic of Congo's worst Ebola outbreak are stumbling, medical charity Doctors Without Borders (MSF) warned on...
    Algerian lawyers march against Bouteflika election bid
    Algerian lawyers march against Bouteflika election bid
    Hundreds of Algerian lawyers staged a demonstration on Thursday in Algiers against President Abdelaziz Bouteflika's re-election bid, saying his ill...
    Two main DRC parties urge leaders to form coalition government
    Two main DRC parties urge leaders to form coalition government
    The parties of the Democratic Republic of Congo's new president, Felix Tshisekedi, and his predecessor, Joseph Kabila, on Wednesday urged the two...
    French sports hijab row ‘hysterical’ – minister
    French sports hijab row ‘hysterical’ – minister
    French Justice Minister Nicole Belloubet on Wednesday waded into a row over the marketing of a sports version of the Muslim hijab headscarf, saying...
    Kenya police 'liable' over baby's election protest death
    Kenya police 'liable' over baby's election protest death
    A Kenyan inquest on Friday found five police commanders liable in the death of a six-month-old baby who was killed in a crackdown on election ...