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Almaz’s story

30 September 2014 Last updated at 00:03 Benjamin Dix and Lindsay Pollock tell the disturbing story of a young Ethiopian woman abused by her employers in Saudi Arabia. PDF download You can download a PDF with larger, easy-to-read images.[2.65 MB] Almaz’s story was told ...

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September 30th, 2014

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In pictures: The lure of gold

For a better experience on your device, try our mobile site. Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-29410298#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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September 30th, 2014

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Libya parliament rivals hold talks

30 September 2014 Last updated at 00:43 The talks were brokered by the UN’s special envoy to Libya, Bernardino Leon Representatives from rival factions in Libya’s new parliament have held UN-brokered talks for the first time in the western oasis town of Ghadames.

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September 30th, 2014

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VIDEO: Kanda Bongo Man dances a new dance

Kanda Bongo Man was the king of “kwassa kwassa” – the infectious dance sound from Democratic Republic of Congo which started in the 1970s. He was a giant of African music in the 1990s and was championed by John Peel but has been out of the spotlight since ...

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September 29th, 2014

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Migrant deaths in Med pass 3,000

29 September 2014 Last updated at 16:27 Europe is considered the most dangerous destination for migrants, according to the International Organization for Migration More than 3,000 migrants have died crossing the Mediterranean this year, according to the International ...

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September 29th, 2014

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UK relaxes travel advice for Nairobi

29 September 2014 Last updated at 19:38 The advice has been in place since riots in December 2007 over the Kenyan election result The UK has relaxed its travel advice for the Kenyan capital Nairobi, removing cautions against travelling to “township or slum areas”

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September 29th, 2014

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Guinea U-17s target World Cup spot

Guinea Under-17 coach Hamidou Camara believes his side have the ability to qualify for next year’s World Cup. Camara’s teenagers have given themselves the chance after beating Togo at the weekend to make it to the 2015 African Championship in Niger. That ...

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September 29th, 2014

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Spanish official stabbed in Sudan

29 September 2014 Last updated at 16:41 Police in Sudan say a Spanish embassy official has been found stabbed to death in the capital, Khartoum. The 61-year-old, who has not been named, was the head of the visa section at the embassy, and had been living in Sudan for three ...

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September 29th, 2014

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Mogadishu residents ‘feeling safer’

29 September 2014 Last updated at 16:36 Many Somalis have returned home in recent years as security has improved Residents of the Somali capital, Mogadishu, are feeling safer and more optimistic than they were a year ago, according to a new survey. The Heritage Institute of ...

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September 29th, 2014

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Birth of a Mugabe dynasty in Zimbabwe?

29 September 2014 Last updated at 03:02 Article written by Andrew Harding Africa correspondent More from Andrew Follow Andrew on Twitter The birth of a dynasty is not an easy thing to predict. But many Zimbabweans now seem preoccupied by the tantalising possibility that the ...

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September 29th, 2014

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