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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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Sudan ‘apostasy’ woman freed again

27 June 2014 Last updated at 02:26 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Meriam Ibrahim spoke to the BBC on the way to the US embassy in Khartoum, as Ciara Riordan reports A Sudanese woman whose death sentence for marrying a Christian was overturned ...

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June 27th, 2014

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Somali militants attack siege town

26 June 2014 Last updated at 12:49 Al-Shabab, which wants an Islamic state in Somalia, held the strategic town of Bulo-burde until March At least two foreign peacekeepers have been killed in Somalia following an attack on a military base by militant Islamist group al-Shabab.

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June 26th, 2014

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VIDEO: South Sudan tops fragile state index

The world’s newest country, South Sudan, has come top of the list of fragile states in this year’s index released by the US-based Fund for Peace. Somalia – which came top for the past six years – fell to second place, followed by CAR, DR Congo, Sudan ...

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June 26th, 2014

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World Cup: Portugal 2-1 Ghana

83:38 Corner, Ghana. Conceded by Miguel Veloso. 83:17 Attempt saved. Silvestre Varela (Portugal) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Nani. 82:32 Attempt missed. Nani (Portugal) header from the centre of the box is ...

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June 26th, 2014

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South Sudan ‘most fragile state’

26 June 2014 Last updated at 14:38 Conflict in Sudan has ended the post-independence euphoria The world’s newest country, South Sudan, has topped the list of fragile states in this year’s index released by a leading US-based research institute. Chronic ...

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June 26th, 2014

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Kenyan governor on terrorism charges

26 June 2014 Last updated at 17:21 Mr Timamy belongs to a political party affiliated to the governing coalition A Kenyan regional governor has been charged with terrorism and murder over attacks in the coastal Lamu district in which scores of people were killed. Issa Timamy ...

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June 26th, 2014

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Libyan human rights activist killed

26 June 2014 Last updated at 13:28 Salwa Bughaighis was a critic of both Muammar Gaddafi and several of the militias which overthrew him A prominent Libyan human rights lawyer and activist has been assassinated in her home in Benghazi. Armed men fought their way into the ...

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June 26th, 2014

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South Africa metal workers to strike

26 June 2014 Last updated at 14:15 NUMSA members are calling for higher wages The National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (NUMSA) has said its members will down tools on 1 July. The union, which represents metal workers and other artisans, is demanding a salary ...

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June 26th, 2014

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