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    Angola: The Dos Santos regime's key moments
    Angola: The Dos Santos regime's key moments
    President Jose Eduardo dos Santos, who has ruled Angola since 1979, will not contest the August 23 election, marking a historic change in the...
    'I'm no criminal!': Costa blasts Chelsea
    'I'm no criminal!': Costa blasts Chelsea
    Out-of-favour Chelsea striker Diego Costa has launched an angry broadside against both the club and manager Antonio Conte, accusing them of...
    70 years of pain across the India-Pakistan border
    70 years of pain across the India-Pakistan border
    From barbed grins in a carefully synchronised daily flag ceremony to murderous exchanges across barbed wire in Kashmir, the India-Pakistan border...
    South Africa at dagga crossroads
    South Africa at dagga crossroads
    For one South African mother, dagga was an illegal drug to warn her son about when he became a teenager: today, she uses it to treat his rare medical condition....
    Four keys to DR Congo's Kasai conflict
    Four keys to DR Congo's Kasai conflict
    Rich in diamonds but ravaged by violence and gripped by poverty, the vast region of Kasai embodies the potential and the problems of Democratic...
    Global warming reduces protein in key crops: study
    Global warming reduces protein in key crops: study
    Rising carbon dioxide levels from global warming will drastically reduce the amount of protein in staple crops like rice and wheat, leaving...
    South Africa's vexed land reform scores a rare success
    South Africa's vexed land reform scores a rare success
    It was a hard-fought victory for South Africa's black community seeking to reclaim land, and for the Moletele, it has become a surprising model of...
    Sweden's confidential data leak claims two minister jobs
    Sweden's confidential data leak claims two minister jobs
    Two Swedish ministers lost their jobs on Thursday over a huge leak of sensitive data that has rocked the fragile centre-left government.
    Venezuela opposition urges boycott of vote to overhaul constitution
    Venezuela opposition urges boycott of vote to overhaul constitution
    Venezuela's angry opposition is pushing for a boycott of an upcoming vote that it dismisses as a ploy by President...
    Angola adopts law limiting power of future presidents
    Angola adopts law limiting power of future presidents
    Angola's parliament passed a law on Friday that will drastically limit the powers of the country's future presidents in matters of security and...
    South Africa thrash England in 2nd Test
    South Africa thrash England in 2nd Test
    South Africa hammered England by 340 runs to win the second Test at Trent Bridge on...
    Israeli soldier convicted of manslaughter moved to house arrest
    Israeli soldier convicted of manslaughter moved to house arrest
    An Israeli soldier who shot dead a wounded Palestinian assailant will be placed on house arrest pending his appeal of his manslaughter conviction...