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Madrid bans Catholic group’s anti-transgender bus

A bright orange bus emblazoned with an anti-transgender message has been forced off the roads in Spain, after activists, trade [...]

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Ebola fighter, Time person of the year, dies in childbirth

The Liberian government has confirmed the death in childbirth of a nursing assistant who was among those named Person of [...]

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Kim Jong-nam death: Two women charged with murder

Two women accused of killing Kim Jong-nam, the estranged half-brother of North Korea’s leader, have been charged with his murder. [...]

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No winner for Mo Ibrahim’s $5m ex-leader prize

No former African leader has claimed the $5m (£4m) Mo Ibrahim prize this year – the sixth time in 10 [...]

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Famine-hit South Sudanese eat water lilies to survive

Thousands of people at the epicentre of a man-made famine in South Sudan emerged from the safety of the swamps [...]

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Philippine jihadists behead German hostage in video

Islamic militants in the Philippines have posted a video showing the beheading of a German hostage. Juergen Kantner was abducted [...]

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Obasanjo: Buhari has not disappointed me

Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo has extolled the current Nigerian leader, Muhammadu Buhari, saying the latter has not disappointed him [...]

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SA Xeno attacks: Five Ghanaians rescued

Five Ghanaians have been rescued in South Africa as the xenophobic attacks on immigrants in that country worsen. According to [...]

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Trump to skip White House correspondents’ dinner

US President Donald Trump has announced he will not attend the White House Correspondents’ Association dinner on 29 April. The [...]

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South Africa clashes at anti-foreigner protest in Pretoria

South African police have used rubber bullets, tear gas and water cannon to disperse crowds at an anti-immigrant march in [...]