Xenophobic riots erupt in Zambia over ritual killings

Residents of the Zambian capital
 Lusaka on Monday looted shops
belonging to foreigners, accusing
them of involvement in ritual
killings, police said. The xenophobic attacks
reportedly started at a house and
a shop belonging to

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This chart shows just how hard it’s going to be for a Republican to win the White House in 2016

[R]epublicans are openly fretting about how Donald Trump could cost them the White House in 2016. Ditto Ted Cruz. But, the truth is that no matter who Republicans nominate —

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Sudanese president pledges to step down in 2020

Sudan’s President, Omar al- Bashir, has promised to step down in 2020 at the expiration of his tenure. Speaking to newsmen on Thursday, the 72-year old said his job was “exhausting” and that “there will be

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Panama Papers: Iceland prime minister resigns

The prime minister of Iceland has resigned – the first major casualty of the Panama Papers leaks which have shed an embarrassing spotlight on the world of offshore finance. The

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The Ark of Taste’s 3000th Product Boards in China

By Ahmed Idris [T]he 3000th passenger on the Ark of Taste, Slow Food’s international catalogue of food products, has arrived from China. The Huanghua fancy steamed bun marks an important

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EgyptAir hijacker gives himself up as he is surrounded by snipers

This is the moment when one of the passengers believed to be held hostage on the EgyptAir plane forced to land in Cyprus, takes a grinning selfie with the hijacker.

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Myanmar finance minister nominee Kyaw Win has fake degree

The man proposed as Myanmar’s new finance and planning minister has a fake degree in finance, it has emerged. Kyaw Win admitted buying the bogus PhD from a fictitious online

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Brussels attacks: At least 31 dead at Zaventem and Maelbeek

At least 31 people have been killed and many seriously injured in attacks at Brussels international airport and a city metro station. Twin blasts hit Zaventem airport at 07:00 GMT,

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Bye bye, Bernie: The Democratic race is all but over

Bernie Sanders needed a big performance on Tuesday night. It may not have seemed like it; it may have seemed like he could scrape out a win or two and

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American sentenced to 15-year imprisonment in North Korea

North Korea’s apex court has sentenced an American tourist to 15 years of hard labour in prison for attempting to steal a propaganda banner from a restricted area of his

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