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Italy migrant crisis: Charities ‘colluding’ with smugglers

Image copyright AFP Image caption Thousands have made the risky crossing to Italy this year An Italian prosecutor says he has evidence some of the charities saving migrants in the Mediterranean Sea are colluding with people-smugglers. Carmelo Zuccaro told La Stampa (in ...

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April 23rd, 2017

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DR Congo’s Cedric Bakambu nets controversial winner for Villarreal

Bakambu has scored eight league goals for Villarreal this season DR Congo striker Cedric Bakambu helped Villarreal to move back to within eight points of the Spanish La Liga top four with a controversial stoppage-time winner to deny Leganes. Leganes goalkeeper Iago Herrerin ...

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April 23rd, 2017

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Keitany record at London Marathon

Media playback is not supported on this device London Marathon 2017: Kenya’s Mary Keitany breaks women-only record Mary Keitany of Kenya broke Paula Radcliffe’s women’s-only world record to win the London Marathon. Keitany, 35, crossed the finish line on ...

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April 23rd, 2017

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Megrahi family seeks Lockerbie appeal

Image copyright PA Image caption Megrahi abandoned his appeal shortly before being allowed to return to Libya The family of Lockerbie bomber Abdelbaset al-Megrahi will launch a bid to appeal against his conviction within a fortnight. Lawyer Aamer Anwar confirmed files will ...

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April 23rd, 2017

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Kuki Gallmann shot and wounded at Kenya conservation park

Image copyright AFP Image caption A luxury safari lodge owned by Ms Gallmann was burned down last month Renowned Italian-born conservationist Kuki Gallmann has been shot and injured in an ambush at her conservation park in northern Kenya, Kenyan media say. The author of the ...

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April 23rd, 2017

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The scramble for Somalia

Image copyright Mary harper I know some rather annoying crows in the Somali port town of Berbera. Every morning, as I eat my breakfast by the beach, they swoop down and steal my bread, my jam, even my butter. Then they fly back up to their perches on a tall metal fence. They

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April 23rd, 2017

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Regional qualifiers for 2018 CHAN get underway

Kenya will host the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN) Regional qualifiers for next year’s African Nations Championship (CHAN) – which will be staged in Kenya – kicked off on Saturday with first leg wins for South Sudan, Mauritius and Madagascar. In ...

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April 22nd, 2017

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Iheanacho ready to fight for place at Manchester City

Kelechi Iheanacho is struggling to make Manchester City’s first team this season Manchester City striker Kelechi Iheanacho says he is ready to fight for his place in the team, amidst competition from Gabriel Jesus and Sergio Aguero. The Nigeria international, 20, has ...

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April 22nd, 2017

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Kenya election: Kenyatta blames primaries chaos on turnout

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption “Let us avoid pointing fingers,” said Mr Kenyatta Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has blamed huge voter turnout for the chaos at his party’s primaries on Friday, which led to them being cancelled. In many areas across

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April 22nd, 2017

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Umaru Fofana: Wife’s anguish mirrors Gambia’s bitter-sweet revolution

Image caption Isatu Kanyi: The doors opened but I did not see my husband There were high expectations when The Gambia’s President Adama Barrow took over from long-time leader Yahya Jammeh. But three months since his inauguration, the BBC’s Umaru Fofana found that

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April 22nd, 2017

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