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    Daughter of Angola's ex-president sacked as state oil chief
    Daughter of Angola's ex-president sacked as state oil chief
    Angolan President Joao Lourenco on Wednesday fired his predecessor's daughter, Isabel dos Santos, from her influential post as head of the Sonangol...
    'Yes' hopes for Australia gay marriage as vote exposes divisions
    'Yes' hopes for Australia gay marriage as vote exposes divisions
    Australians will finally learn the result of a controversial national poll on same-sex marriage Wednesday, with an expected "yes" vote set to...
    Schools shut as toxic smog hits Delhi
    Schools shut as toxic smog hits Delhi
    Delhi authorities shut all schools in the Indian capital on Wednesday as pollution hit nearly 30 times the World Health Organisation's safe level,...
    Pakistani wife kills husband and 12 members of his family with poisoned lassi
    Pakistani wife kills husband and 12 members of his family with poisoned lassi
    A Pakistani woman who gave her husband poisoned milk ended up killing him and 12 of his family when the tainted liquid was turned into a yoghurt...
    UPDATE: Former Trump campaign chief Manafort reports to FBI - US media
    UPDATE: Former Trump campaign chief Manafort reports to FBI - US media
    Washington was abuzz this weekend over reports that a grand jury has charged at least one person stemming from the US probe of Russia's attempts to...
    After sexual misconduct accusation, Kevin Spacey comes out as gay
    After sexual misconduct accusation, Kevin Spacey comes out as gay
    Kevin Spacey came out as gay early Monday and apologised to actor Anthony Rapp, who accused the Hollywood star of making a sexual advance on him at...
    Ratty rituals turn students off rugby
    Ratty rituals turn students off rugby
    Bizarre university rituals — including having to fish dead rats out of buckets — are contributing to a dramatic drop-off in the number...
    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...