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Ethiopia gets first female president

Ethiopian members of parliament have elected Sahle-Work Zewde as the country's first female president. Ms Sahle-Work is an experienced diplomat who has now become Africa's...
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Nigerian former state governor charged with corruption

A leading opposition politician and critic of Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari appeared in court on Monday on corruption charges, less than a week after...
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Theresa May says 95% of Brexit deal is done

Theresa May has said she is prepared to "explore every possible option" to break the deadlock in Brexit talks. She told MPs 95% of the...
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Security beefed as Cameroon’s Biya heads for crushing poll win

Cameroon's long-serving ruler Paul Biya was Monday headed for a crushing win following a controversial presidential election, as the government tightened security in the...
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18 dead, 187 injured after train derailed in Taiwan

At least 18 people have been killed and 187 injured after a passenger train derailed in north-east Taiwan. Railway authorities say they are investigating the...
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Two rhinos die in Chad after being relocated from SA

Two of six critically endangered black rhinos have died of unknown causes five months after being flown from South Africa to Chad in a pioneering project to...
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UK mom gave birth to triplets seven years apart

Holding his two baby siblings, seven-year-old Hugo is clearly the proud brother. What’s surprising, however, is that the youngsters are triplets. Their mother Helen Baker...
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Hundreds of thousands take to streets demanding second Brexit vote

Hundreds of thousands of supporters of the European Union marched through London on Saturday in the biggest demonstration so far to demand that the...

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