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Afcon 2015: Bright start for Algeria, Senegal

Tournament favourite Algeria avoided an unpleasant surprise at the African Cup of Nations on Monday, while four-time champion Ghana did not.

Survivors describe Boko Haram slaughter

Survivors of the Boko Haram massacre that took place around the town of Baga, Nigeria, describe the militants slaughtering some people "like insects".

Thousands suspected dead in Boko Haram massacre

Hundreds of bodies are left in a bush in Nigeria from a Boko Haram attack, killing mostly children, women and elderly people.

Charlie Hebdo suspects killed as police storm hostage sites

Seven people were killed, including three gunmen, after police initiated twin assaults at two locations in the hunt for the Charlie Hebdo attackers.

Happy New Year: Good riddance to a turbulent 2014

Revelers converged on the beaches of Brazil, the skyscrapers of Dubai and New York's Times Square to say goodbye to 2014.

Bodies found near site of AirAsia plane’s disappearance

Indonesian officials on Tuesday spotted six bodies from the AirAsia flight that disappeared two days earlier, and recovered three of them.

Former Arsenal great announces retirement

Former France striker Thierry Henry has announced his retirement, ending a 20-year career in which he earned a place in the pantheon of modern greats.

ICC urged to change Africans’ perception of the court

The International Criminal Court convened its annual meeting, focusing on the negative perception that Africans have about the role of the court.

NBC cans Cosby show, third woman accuses him of sexual assault

The TV network has cancelled a Bill Cosby project as actress Janice Dickinson became the third woman to allege she'd been assaulted by the comic.

Toyota, Honda seek green success with hydrogen fuel cell cars

Toyota's Mirai sedan will run on electricity produced by mixing hydrogen fuel and oxygen, of which the by-product is heat and pure water.

Safa bans May Mahlangu from Bafana

The football association will no longer consider midfielder May Mahlangu for the SA team after he begged off training, saying he needed a rest.

Hamilton, Rosberg take F1 championship down to the wire

All Lewis Hamilton has to do to clinch this year's F1 championship is to win the next race but teammate Nico Rosberg will not go down without a fight.

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