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Fifa candidates invited to TV debate

The five candidates hoping to become Fifa president have been invited to take part in a live televised debate. According to sportingintelligence.com,  American broadcaster ESPN wants to host the event in London on 29 January. The election for the next head of world ...

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December 30th, 2015

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Life in jail for Rwanda genocide pastor

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Jean Uwinkindi organised and participated in attacks on minority Tutsis Rwanda’s High Court has sentenced a pastor to life in prison for his role in the 1994 genocide. Jean Uwinkindi organised and participated in attacks on ...

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Chelsea ‘making the right steps’

Nigerian midfielder John Mikel Obi says Chelsea are heading in the right direction after three games unbeaten since boss Jose Mourinho was sacked. Mikel believes the arrival of Guus Hiddink as interim boss has helped the Blues start to recover from a low of 16th place in the

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VIDEO: Can elections bring peace to CAR?

Polls have opened in the Central African Republic in presidential and parliamentary elections aimed at restoring stable government after years of turmoil. The poll has been delayed several times since February 2015, due to insecurity and logistical challenges. Abdourahmane ...

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England beat South Africa by 241 runs

Moeen began the day with two wicket maidens England claimed six wickets for just 38 runs on day five of the first Test against South Africa to seal an emphatic 241-run win in Durban. South Africa resumed on 136-4 in search of a distant 416 but lost four wickets for seven ...

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CAR votes after years of conflict

Image copyright AFP Image caption Rebels have dropped their threat to disrupt voting in areas they control Long queues have formed at polling stations in the Central African Republic’s capital as presidential and parliamentary elections are held to end years of ...

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Burundi threatens AU peacekeepers

Image copyright AP Image caption Political violence has been escalating in Burundi since April Burundi’s President Pierre Nkurunziza has threatened to fight African Union (AU) peacekeepers if they are deployed to the country. The AU announced two weeks ago that it ...

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Worries grow over ‘strongest El Nino’

Image copyright SPL Image caption El Nino has contributed to making 2015 the warmest year on record and will continue to influence temperatures in 2016 The strongest El Nino weather cycle on record is likely to increase the threat of hunger and disease for millions of people

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Voting starts in delayed CAR elections

Image copyright AFP Image caption It is hoped the election will put the CAR back on the road to democracy Polls have opened in the Central African Republic in delayed presidential and parliamentary elections aimed at restoring stable government after years of turmoil. Thirty

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Should we solar panel the Sahara?

Image caption Rows of curved mirrors capture solar energy at the Ouarzazate plant in Morocco Could one solution to climate change be to harvest the power of sunlight where it shines brightest on the planet? Should we solar panel the Sahara desert? Four experts discuss the ...

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