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Taliban fighters attack Afghan army base, 'killing 140'

Afghan government officials say the death toll has jumped to 140 following Friday's assault on an army base in the northern Balkh province. Another 160 people were wounded in the attack, Mohammad Ibrahim Khair...

Mahmoud Ahmadinejad: Iran can be better managed

In a move that shocked Iranians and many in the international community, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Iran's former president, registered to run in next month's presidential election. ...

Italian cyclist Michele Scarponi dies in road accident

Veteran Italian cyclist Michele Scarponi has died after being hit by a van while training on his bike, according to his racing team Astana. The fatal crash happened on a crossroad near his...

Anti-immigration AfD heads for showdown in Cologne

More than 50,000 demonstrators are expected to descend on Cologne to protest against the politics of the Alternative for Germany (AfD) as the party holds one of the most important conferences in its four-year...

Breaking ‘the curse’ of disabled children in South Africa | South Africa

Lesley Mashimbye's father wanted to abandon him at the hospital. Family members were so embarrassed when he visited, they wanted him kept him inside a bedroom. The thirteen-year-old suffers from Cerebral Palsy and Spina...

Army accused of extrajudicial killings in leaked video | Egypt News

The Egyptian army has been accused of carrying out extrajudicial killings in Sinai province, with a leaked video purportedly showing soldiers executing detainees and then staging the event to make it appear as if...

Earth Day – Be more environmentally friendly | 2017 News

Saturday April 22 will be the 48th Earth Day. This global occasion is now recognised in more than 193 countries, and events are held to demonstrate support for environmental protection. On Earth Day 2016,...

Prosecutors open terror investigation into Paris attack | France News

French prosecutors have opened a terrorism investigation into an attack in the Champs Elysees shopping district in Paris where an armed man killed one policeman and seriously injured two people. President Francois Hollande...

Can President Buhari clean up corruption in Nigeria? | Nigeria

Nigeria is one of the largest oil producers in the world. It is also one of the world's most corrupt countries. Most of its population of more than 160 million see little of that...

Paris: Gunman kills officer before being shot dead | France News

A gunman has killed a police officer and seriously wounded two others before being shot dead in an attack on the Champs Elysees shopping district in the French capital, according to Paris police and...

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