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Indian teachers ‘kidnapped in Libya’

The Indians were teaching at the University of Sirte Four Indian teachers have been kidnapped in Libya, India’s foreign ministry has said. The four were abducted at a checkpoint near the city of Sirte, where they were teaching at a university. The Islamic State (IS) ...

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July 31st, 2015

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HIV flushed out by cancer drug

HIV can be flushed out of its hiding places in the body using a cancer drug, researchers show. The cornerstone of treatment, anti-retroviral therapy, kills the virus in the bloodstream but leaves “HIV reservoirs” untouched. The study, published in PLoS Pathogens,

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July 31st, 2015

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Chad imposes ‘terror’ death penalty

There have been two suicide bombings in the capital N’Djamena in the last month MPs in Chad have voted to reinstate the death penalty for acts of terrorism six months after it was abolished. The unanimous vote by 146 of the 189 members of parliament present followed ...

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July 31st, 2015

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Zimbabwe ‘seeks lion Cecil’s killer’

Cecil was a major tourist attraction in Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park The US dentist who killed a lion in Zimbabwe should be extradited to face charges, Zimbabwe’s Environment Minister Oppah Muchinguri has said. Walter Palmer’s extradition was being ...

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July 31st, 2015

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Terror on the beach

The world watched in horror last month as gunman Seifeddine Rezgui killed 38 people at the Tunisian resort of Sousse. Survivors of the attack tell Panorama’s Jane Corbin what it was like to go through the experience. Holidaymakers on the beach in front of the Imperial ...

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July 31st, 2015

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‘Phone farmers’ reaping the benefits

Kenyan “telephone farmers” can keep an eye on their out-of-town farms while working in the city A new breed of tech-savvy farmers is emerging throughout Kenya. Sometimes called “telephone farmers”, they are making use of a growing number of ...

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July 31st, 2015

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VIDEO: Rebel whose death divided Sudan

It has been 10 years since the death in a helicopter crash of John Garang, leader of the southern Sudanese rebel group, the SPLM. He spent many years fighting against the Sudanese government, but signed a peace deal and was made Vice President just before his death. After he

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July 31st, 2015

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‘Clean your own house first, Obama’

President Obama came to Africa to deliver a “blunt message” to its politicians. But young people in Kenya and Ethiopia had plenty to say to Mr Obama about the state of America. “Tough love” has been a theme of President Obama’s visit to East ...

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July 30th, 2015

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What Cecil the lion means to Zimbabwe

Zimbabweans feel somewhat bemused by the attention the world is giving to the killing of a lion, writes the film-maker and columnist Farai Sevenzo. For a country that has been largely left to its own fate, the sudden spike in international interest in Zimbabwe did not come ...

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July 30th, 2015

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Ivorian Zokora joins Indian side

Former Ivory Coast international Didier Zokora has competed a move to Indian Super League side FC Pune City. The 34-year-old midfielder confirmed the deal on his Twitter account.   Zokora is the most capped Ivorian international, having made 123 appearances before his ...

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July 30th, 2015

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