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Oumar Niasse: Hull City striker has three-match ban overturned

Niasse has scored five times for Hull since joining on loan from Everton in January Hull City forward Oumar Niasse has had a three-match ban overturned after his red card against Watford was rescinded. The 27-year-old Senegal international was shown a straight red card for a

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April 25th, 2017

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The park ranger kidnapped and tortured for protecting wildlife

Park ranger Rodrigue Mugaruka Katembo, from the Democratic Republic of Congo, explains how he lives in constant fear of attack for protecting wildlife in Virunga National Park. The former child soldier, who has been awarded the Goldman Environmental Prize, told the BBC how ...

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April 25th, 2017

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Somali-American Ilhan Omar on historic US election win

Ilhan Omar made history last year by becoming the first Somali-American legislator in the US, just days after Donald Trump accused the Somali community in her home state of Minnesota of spreading extremism. She has been telling the BBC why being a woman and a Muslim are such

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April 25th, 2017

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Uganda inspires cheap malaria tool

Image copyright Ted Image caption Manu Prakash took to the Ted stage to talk about frugal science Manu Prakash, a bio-engineer at Stanford University, designs cheap tools that can make a big difference in the poorest parts of the world. At the Ted (Technology, Entertainment ...

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April 25th, 2017

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The rhino that needs 24-hour security

Sudan is the only male northern white rhino left alive, and the last chance for the survival of his species. Video journalist: Roderick Macelod Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-39702046

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April 25th, 2017

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Egypt’s Salah help Roma thrash Pescara

Roma host Lazio in the Rome derby on Sunday Roma thrashed bottom side Pescara 4-1 to move back to within eight points Serie A leaders Juventus. Three goals in five minutes either side of half-time ensured the points went back to Rome. The win keeps Roma’s slim hopes of

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April 25th, 2017

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Atsu helps Newcastle to Premier League return

Ayoze Perez scored twice as Newcastle confirmed a top-two finish in the Championship Newcastle United secured an immediate return to the Premier League with a convincing home victory over Preston. Christian Atsu put the Magpies 2-1 up at half-time after Jordan Hugill had ...

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April 25th, 2017

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Row over Egyptian woman weight loss

Image copyright Saifee hospital The sister of Eman Abd El Aty, an Egyptian woman thought to have been the world’s heaviest, has accused doctors of lying about her weight loss after surgery in India. She underwent surgery in Mumbai’s Saifee hospital, and last week

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April 25th, 2017

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Voodoo rebels

Image caption The latest conflict began when the government refused to recognise a traditional chief A new conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo has seen hundreds killed, a million displaced and the reported recruitment of thousands of child soldiers. The BBC’s ...

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April 24th, 2017

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Ex-SA bowler charged with match-fixing

Ex-South Africa bowler Lonwabo Tsotsobe is the seventh player to be charged with match-fixing after an investigation into the 2015 Ram Slam competition Former South Africa bowler Lonwabo Tsotsobe has been suspended after he was charged with match-fixing. He is accused of ...

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April 24th, 2017

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