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Whitney Houston’s daughter found unresponsive in bathtub

The only child of Whitney Houston and R&B singer Bobby Brown is receiving care in hospital.

Niger: Anti-Charlie Hebdo protest claim more lives

Charlie Hebdo gunman Cherif Kouachi was buried meanwhile anti-Charlie Hebdo unrest in Niger leaves 10 people dead.

President Kenyatta signs controversial anti-terror bill amid criticism

a law that promotes censorship and allows authorities to crack down on suspected terrorists, impeding on human rights, set to be passed in Kenya.

South Africans killed in attack on Kabul compound

The South African head of an organisation, his son and daughter, and one Afghan were killed in a Taliban attack on a compound for foreigners in Kabul.

G20 agrees to boost economies

The world's 20 major economies have agreed to a plan aimed at pushing their combined growth beyond the 2% they were initially targeting.

Hamilton wins Japanese Grand Prix

Lewis Hamilton beat his Mercedes team-mate Nico Rosberg to claim victory in Japan, but Sunday's race was overshadowed by Jules Bianchi's crash.

‘Non-cooperative’ Kenyatta delays ICC trial again

President Uhuru Kenyatta has been summoned by the International Criminal Court for his role in election-related violence, but he has not co-operated.

Ethiopian bloggers, journalists charged with terrorism

A group of Ethiopian bloggers and journalists have been charged with terrorism for having alleged links to an outlawed group and planning attacks.

ANC adds voice to condemnation of Gaza attacks

The ANC chief whip's office says the force Israel is using in Gaza is unjustifiable because innocent civilians, including children, are being killed.

Netherlands thrashes Brazil, claims World Cup third place

Brazil's World Cup experience has ended with more trauma after suffering a 3-0 defeat to Netherlands in a battle for third place.

Nigerian police to beef up security at schools

The police will be assessing and improving security at boarding schools in Nigeria in response to Boko Haram attacks and kidnappings.

SA climbers safe after Everest avalanche as search called off

Reports claim South African climbers are safe after the deadliest ever avalanche on Mount Everest that left at least 13 Nepalese mountain guides dead.

Swimmer Ian Thorpe in intensive care

Australia's most decorated Olympian, swimmer Ian Thorpe, has been booked into intensive care with two potentially deadly infections.

Australia bag hat-trick of women’s World T20 titles

Defending champions Australia powered to a six-wicket win over old foes England to win their third consecutive title in the women's World Twenty20.


UN chief slams ‘appalling atrocities’ in CAR

UN chief Ban Ki-moon has condemned the drawn-out conflict in the Central African Republic that has left thousands dead and over a million displaced.

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