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Pistorius evaluator has heart attack

27 June 2014 Last updated at 14:31 The Olympic and Paralympic track star has been reporting for psychiatric tests for the past month A psychiatrist who evaluated Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius in the trial for the murder of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, has suffered a ...

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June 27th, 2014

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Nigeria boycott training in money row

The Nigeria squad at the World Cup have missed a scheduled training session in a row over bonus money. BBC Sport understands the players believe they are each $15,000 (£8,800) short of what they were expecting for reaching the last 16 in Brazil. They refused to train in ...

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June 27th, 2014

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Is it always racist to black up your face?

26 June 2014 Last updated at 13:13 By BBC Trending What’s popular and why It was widely reported that these men were German, but their nationality has not yet been confirmed All week, images of “blacked up” fans at the Germany v Ghana game have been causing

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June 27th, 2014

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Living in fear of Boko Haram

27 June 2014 Last updated at 07:52 Boko Haram’s campaign of violence in Nigeria recently became a focus of international attention when it kidnapped more than 200 schoolgirls. In their former stronghold of Maiduguri militants have been forced out, but the BBC had a ...

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June 27th, 2014

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VIDEO: Who is the man leading Boko Haram?

The Nigerian militant Islamist group Boko Haram has come to international prominence after abducting more than 200 school girls, but what do we know about its leader? Abubakar Shekau has inspired his group of fighters to kill hundreds of people in Nigeria, where Yalda Hakim ...

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June 27th, 2014

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Cameroon orders World Cup inquiry

Cameroon President Paul Biya has called for an inquiry into the country’s poor performance at the World Cup. The Indomitable Lions’ campaign in Brazil was a disaster as they lost all three group games, had a player sent off and team-mates fought on the pitch. ...

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June 27th, 2014

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Is animal welfare killing wild apes?

27 June 2014 Last updated at 00:51 By Victoria Gill Science reporter, BBC News Researchers tested their vaccine on animals housed in a primate centre in the US The Ebola virus is not just a threat to humans, but is also wiping out chimps and gorillas. Will a decision to end ...

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June 27th, 2014

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Babatunde ruled out of World Cup

Nigeria midfielder Michael Babatunde has been ruled out of the rest of the World Cup with a fractured wrist. The 21-year-old, who was in the starting line-up for the games against Bosnia-Herceogovina and Argentina, has undergone surgery on the injury. “Unfortunately, ...

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June 27th, 2014

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VIDEO: Sudan ‘apostasy’ woman speaks to BBC

A Sudanese woman whose death sentence for marrying a Christian was overturned has been released from detention again, after she was held at Khartoum airport on Tuesday. Meriam Ibrahim had been detained on charges of falsifying ID documents. She spoke to the BBC on her way to

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June 27th, 2014

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World Cup: Algeria 1-1 Russia

75:42 Essaïd Belkalem (Algeria) wins a free kick in the defensive half. 74:44 Delay over. They are ready to continue. 73:44 Delay in match Islam Slimani (Algeria) because of an injury. 73:13 Attempt saved. Sofiane Feghouli (Algeria) right footed shot from the right side of ...

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June 27th, 2014

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