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Priscilla Owusu is breaking the mould of what it means to be a music video director.

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Former Chelsea and Manchester United coach Jose Mourinho believes Cameroon's Samuel Eto'o should have been crowned the world's best player at least once.

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Nigerian club Heartland hold a service to commemorate 25 years since two of its players died in an air crash in Algeria.

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Nabil Karoui has reached the second round in the country's dramatic presidential election.

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HARARE (Reuters) - A court in Zimbabwe ruled on Thursday that police should not interfere with a march planned by striking doctors to protest against the disappearance of the leader of their union, after law enforcement agents blocked two previous demonstrations.

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Virtual tie between left and right dims prime minister's hopes for a record-setting fifth term

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ALGIERS (Reuters) - Algerian authorities have arrested Fodil Boumala, a prominent opposition activist and anti-government protester, fellow activists and a lawyer said on Thursday.

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In India’s tourist city of Jaipur, state authorities and civil society groups have launched a major campaign to end the use of child labor as growing numbers of young boys are trafficked into the city from poorer states.

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The city of Huntington Park in the state of California has hired a new police office to patrol local parks. It’s always on duty and monitors the park 24 hours a day to make sure things are in order.

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NAIROBI (Reuters) - Somalia's economy is forecast to grow 2.9% this year from 2.8% last year, but security risks and vulnerability to climate shocks could cloud the outlook, the International Monetary Fund said.

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THE HAGUE (Reuters) - Two alleged leaders of Central African Republic militias, one of them prominent in African football, heard details of war crimes accusations against them at the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Thursday.

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Sixteen games, 45 goals and two hat-tricks - the Champions League is back. BBC Sport takes a look back on an eventful start.

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ONDO AKOKO, Nigeria (Reuters) - In a rubble-strewn storage lot in the sprawling Nigerian port city of Lagos, customs agents crack open a shipping container crammed with scales from pangolins, a shy mammal prized in Asia for its use in medicines.

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ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - Ethiopia on Wednesday rejected a proposal by Egypt to operate a $4 billion hydropower dam the Horn of Africa country is constructing on the Nile, further deepening a dispute between the two nations over the project.

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Algeria's powerful army chief on Wednesday ordered security forces to block protesters from entering the capital Algiers, taking a tougher line after months of mass anti-regime rallies and ahead of December elections to fill a presidential vacuum.

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NAIROBI (Reuters) - Tanzania has formally told the World Health Organization (WHO) that it has no cases of Ebola after a woman died there earlier this month from an unknown illness following Ebola-like symptoms, the organisation said on Wednesday.

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A strip of land in northern Syria contains a volatile mix of troops from various nations and militias allied with some of those countries, but viewed as enemies by others. In an attempt to keep this powder-keg from blowing up, the U.S.

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A new poll shows Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren surging into second place in the Democratic presidential race behind former Vice President Joe Biden.  The NBC News-Wall Street Journal poll found Biden leading the Democratic field with 31% support, followed by Warren at 25% and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders in third place with 14%.

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More than 150 world leaders are preparing to attend the U.N. Sustainable Development Summit in New York beginning Sept. 25, with the aim of agreeing on a new agenda to tackle global poverty.

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The American Dream is many things to many people. For the Savchuk family who came to the U.S. from Ukraine more than 15 years ago, achieving their dream meant opening a small business and making a decent living.

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Israelis went to the polls again this week, but unofficial results show another deadlock. Neither Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of the Likud Party nor challenger Benny Gantz of the Blue and White party can form a governing coalition.

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U.S. President Donald Trump has ordered additional sanctions against Iran after receiving reports that Tehran is most likely responsible for Saturday's attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities. The president said Wednesday that he had directed Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin to stiffen existing sanctions.

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Kenya's motorbike ambulances are saving the lives and limbs of people bitten by snakes

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The three former TEPCO executives were the only people facing criminal liability over 2011 nuclear crisis

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