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The East African Community has recommended that people in the region wear colourful cotton fabric on Fridays.
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The country is perhaps more aware of its own history than any other major society on earth. That remembering is certainly partial - events like Mao's...
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Sexual health doctors say he was "very lucky" and the case was a "major wake-up call for everybody".He picked up the superbug having sex with a woman...

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Historians believed the flightless creature had been kept alive in a 17th Century London townhouse.But recent forensic analysis of its skull found...
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He's due to meet South Korean counterpart Moon Jae-in next week for the first inter-Korean summit in over a decade, and US President Donald Trump...
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Mr Mugabe accused foreign mining firms of "swindling" and "smuggling" in an interview on state-run TV in 2016."The companies have virtually robbed us...
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The 68-year-old Frenchman will leave at the end of the season after nearly 22 years at the club, 12 months before his latest contract was due to...
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Mohammed Jabbateh was found guilty of immigration fraud for falsely telling US authorities in the 1990s that he had never belonged to an armed...
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Sexual health doctors say he was "very lucky" and the case was a "major wake-up call for everybody".He picked up the superbug having sex with a woman...
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"#BetiKhatreMeinHai" which translates to "daughter in danger" is being used to rally support and draw attention to Swati Maliwal's protest. Ms...
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Sindri Thor Stefansson is suspected of masterminding the theft of 600 computers to mine virtual currencies.In a letter, he said he was not guilty, he...
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The Queen had said it was her "sincere wish" that Prince Charles would succeed her in the role "one day".Leaders of the Commonwealth have been...
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One of Prince's loneliest songs, it was initially given to his side project, The Family, before Sinead O'Connor made it a hit in 1990.Prince later...
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Traffic police in one Chinese city have set up motion sensors with sprays to deter jaywalkers.
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Campaigner Peter Tatchell has said people face violence and imprisonment just because they are gay.The British Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson...
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Lois Riess, 56, was captured at a southern Texas resort after a nationwide manhunt.Mrs Riess has been on the run since 23 March when her husband...
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Meesha Shafi, who has acted in films such as The Reluctant Fundamentalist, says music star Ali Zafar subjected her to "harassment of a physical...
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The broadcaster will offer commentaries of fights promoted by Frank Warren. Lee Selby against Josh Warrington in Leeds on 19 May and Billy Joe...
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The two men are due to meet later this month for the first inter-Korean summit in over a decade.A test call between both countries has been held...
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Food producers will no longer be able to use "steak", "sausage" or any other meat term to describe products that are not partly or wholly made up of...
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Walter Moody became the oldest prisoner to be executed in the US since the death penalty was reinstated by the Supreme Court in 1976.He was put to...
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Tammy Duckworth's daughter, Maile, was allowed into the chamber after the rules were changed.
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It's a korowai, a cloak-like garment woven with feathers and steeped in history, tradition and cultural significance. Worn by Maori on special...
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