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Libya’s Congress confirms new PM

5 May 2014 Last updated at 16:14 Ahmed Maitig is Libya’s fifth prime minister to be appointed in the past two and a half years Libya’s interim parliament has confirmed the appointment of Ahmed Maitig as the new prime minister. The General National Congress ...

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Nigeria girls protest leader held

5 May 2014 Last updated at 12:02 Protests have been held across Nigeria, demanding more action to rescue the girls A woman leading protests over the abduction of more than 200 girls in Nigeria has been detained on the orders of the president’s wife, activists say. ...

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S Sudan oil town offensive falters

5 May 2014 Last updated at 08:47 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. The BBC’s Alastair Leithead witnessed government troops retreating South Sudan troops trying to recapture the oil hub of Bentiu from rebels have been forced back amid heavy ...

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World facing polio health emergency

5 May 2014 Last updated at 13:33 Polio is still a problem in a number of countries, including Pakistan The World Health Organization has declared the spread of polio is an international public health emergency. Outbreaks in Asia, Africa and Middle East are an ...

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Boko Haram admits girls’ abduction

5 May 2014 Last updated at 12:33 Protests have been held across Nigeria, demanding more action to rescue the girls Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram says it carried out the abduction of hundreds of schoolgirls in April. About 230 girls are still believed to be ...

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Pistorius ‘broken’ after shooting

5 May 2014 Last updated at 13:12 Mr Pistorius’ neighbour said he thought the athlete’s reactions showed that the shooting had been a mistake South African athlete Oscar Pistorius “was broken” after shooting his girlfriend, his neighbour has said, as ...

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Pistorius murder trial set to resume

5 May 2014 Last updated at 03:05 Oscar Pistorius could face life imprisonment if found guilty of the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp The murder trial of Oscar Pistorius is set to resume after a two-week break, with his defence team continuing its case. More expert ...

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VIDEO: Nigeria leader in missing girls plea

President Goodluck Jonathan has admitted that Nigerian security forces still do not know where more than 200 abducted girls are being held. They were taken three weeks ago from their school in Borno state by suspected Islamist militants. President Jonathan was speaking for ...

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Diop complains of racist abuse in Spain

Levante’s Senegal midfielder Pape Kouly Diop has complained of racist abuse from a section of the Atletico Madrid supporters during Sunday’s La Liga game. Diop was by the corner flag in front of several thousand travelling Atletico fans at the end of ...

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Azeez goal gives Almeria hope

Nigeria international Ramon Azeez claims his dramatic winner against Real Betis on Sunday has put Almeria in a great position to stay in the Spanish top flight. Azeez’s last-gasp goal gave 10-man Almeria a 3-2 home victory over relegated Betis to help pull his team out

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