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Libya retakes seized oil terminals

2 July 2014 Last updated at 23:35 Ras Lanuf was a scene of fighting during the conflict which led to the overthrow of Col Gaddafi Libya’s government says it has resumed control of two eastern oil terminals, Ras Lanuf and Sidra, that were seized by rebels last year. The

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July 3rd, 2014

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Police arrest World Cup ‘tout gang’

2 July 2014 Last updated at 21:52 Police believe the tickets were sold illegally to unsuspecting fans Police in Brazil say they have arrested 11 people and broken up an international gang that was involved in the illegal sale of World Cup tickets. The scheme is said to have ...

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July 3rd, 2014

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Millions at risk in South Sudan

3 July 2014 Last updated at 00:01 Aid agencies say farmers have been unable to plant or harvest their crops due to fighting Some four million people in South Sudan are likely to face critical food shortages next month, British aid agencies have warned. But the Disasters ...

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July 3rd, 2014

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VIDEO: Pistorius trial day 33

Oscar Pistorius has post-traumatic stress disorder and could be a suicide risk, according to a psychologist’s report submitted at his murder trial. Pistorius shot dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp at his home in Pretoria. He denies murder, saying he killed her by ...

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July 2nd, 2014

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Benghazi suspect remains in custody

2 July 2014 Last updated at 17:30 Ahmed Abu Khattala is a suspect in the Benghazi attack but what happened there is still bitterly contested The accused ringleader of the deadly 2012 attack on the US consulate in Benghazi, Libya, has been ordered to remain in US custody ...

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July 2nd, 2014

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British troops return from Kenya

2 July 2014 Last updated at 12:15 UK troops posted to Kenya are returning home after diplomatic wrangling over British army training in the country was resolved. The 900 troops were waiting to return home after completing their training because of delays over clearance for ...

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July 2nd, 2014

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Fish memory spans days, not seconds

2 July 2014 Last updated at 10:08 By Zoe Gough Reporter, BBC Nature Cichlids spent more time in the area of the tank they had been trained to associate with a food reward. African cichlid fish have a memory span of up to twelve days, a new study has shown. Researchers ...

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July 2nd, 2014

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South Sudan bans foreign taxi drivers

2 July 2014 Last updated at 10:11 News from Elsewhere… …media reports from around the world, found by BBC Monitoring Taxi drivers from Sudan working in the capital of neighbouring South Sudan are angry about a ban on foreign cabbies, it seems. The interior ...

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July 2nd, 2014

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Power workers strike despite ruling

2 July 2014 Last updated at 13:30 By Adrienne Murray BBC News, Johannesburg South Africa’s largest union is going ahead with plans to picket the country’s main energy supplier. This is despite a court order barring it from undertaking strike action at the firm. ...

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July 2nd, 2014

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Keshi: Nigeria did not renew deal

Stephen Keshi has revealed his time as Nigeria coach ended because his contract was not renewed. It was widely reported that Keshi resigned after Nigeria were knocked out of the World Cup by France on Monday. In a statement on the Nigerian Football Federation website,  Keshi

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July 2nd, 2014

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