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    Couple’s fate sealed with a kiss in Tunisia
    Couple’s fate sealed with a kiss in Tunisia
    A Frenchman and a Tunisian woman were convicted this week on appeal in Tunis for “public indecency” after an altercation with police, who...
    ‘Somalis must stand united and fight’
    ‘Somalis must stand united and fight’
    Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed vowed to step up the war against al-Shabab, when he addressed thousands at a rally in Mogadishu on...
    Somalia's deadliest bombing kills 276, injures 300
    Somalia's deadliest bombing kills 276, injures 300
    At least 276 people have been killed and 300 injured by a massive truck bomb that tore through a busy shopping district of Mogadishu, the government said Monday, making it the deadliest attack ever to hit conflict torn Somalia....
    Thousands respond 'me too' to actress's Twitter prompt on sexual abuse
    Thousands respond 'me too' to actress's Twitter prompt on sexual abuse
    Actress Alyssa Milano has sparked a massive outpouring with a simple Twitter request that women respond "me too" if they've been sexually assaulted...
    Kenya opposition protests as poll body mulls next step
    Kenya opposition protests as poll body mulls next step
    Supporters of Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga took to the streets Wednesday as poll officials mull their next move after his withdrawal from...
    Unsent text message passes for will in Australia
    Unsent text message passes for will in Australia
    A dead man's unsent text message leaving his home and pension to his brother rather than his wife and son and signed off with a smiley face emoji...
    Madagascans battle to evade growing plague outbreak
    Madagascans battle to evade growing plague outbreak
    The little footbridge near Justin Rakatoarivony's home is submerged in a murky green liquid the texture of sewage.
    Mugabe snubs a top succession candidate in reshuffle
    Mugabe snubs a top succession candidate in reshuffle
    Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe on Monday stripped one of the top candidates to succeed him of a cabinet post, as the battle to replace the...
    Aussie Open 'top of Serena's mind', says boss
    Aussie Open 'top of Serena's mind', says boss
    Australian Open organisers said they were hopeful of a stunning return by new mum Serena Williams in January as they raised the winners' prize...
    Just pick a side, Piqué
    Just pick a side, Piqué
    On Wednesday under-fire Spaniard Gerard Piqué expressed his pride about playing for his national team — insisting he would continue with...
    DR Congo violence pushes thousands into Zambia
    DR Congo violence pushes thousands into Zambia
    Several thousand people have fled to Zambia in the past month to escape violence in Democratic Republic of Congo, the UN said Tuesday.
    Two dead after Las Vegas Strip shooting
    Two dead after Las Vegas Strip shooting
    At least two people were killed and more than 20 wounded when a gunman went on a shooting spree on the Las Vegas Strip late Sunday, police and US...