Syria’s war: Who controls what?

Syria’s war: Who controls what?

Since March 2011, fighting in Syria has killed an estimated 465,000 people, injured more than one million, and forced about 12 million people – or half the country’s pre-war population – from their homes. Eastern Ghouta, an area east of the...
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UK produces new Brexit customs model

UK produces new Brexit customs model

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mrs May hopes to resolve cabinet splits on Brexit at a meeting this week Downing Street has produced a third model for handling customs after the UK leaves the EU, the BBC understands. Details...
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Africa:African Banks Consider Chinese Yuan, But Risks Loom

Africa:African Banks Consider Chinese Yuan, But Risks Loom

By Salem Solomon More than a dozen African countries have been weighing the merits of adding the Chinese yuan to their mix of foreign reserves, discussing the idea at a gathering of officials last month in Harare, Zimbabwe. Adopting the...
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Africa:Egypt’s Tournament in Review

Africa:Egypt’s Tournament in Review

By Siphosethu Thwala Disappointing Egypt fail to create any momentum at the World Cup Things just didn’t work out for the Egyptians in this World Cup. It is said, “to whom much is given, much is expected”. The Pharaohs simply...
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Artificial ovary fertility treatment developed by scientists

Artificial ovary fertility treatment developed by scientists

Image copyright Getty Images Scientists have taken early steps towards developing an artificial ovary that could lead to improved fertility preservation treatments. The technique is aimed at helping women at risk of becoming infertile, such as those who receiv...
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Leftist Wins Mexico Presidency in Landslide With Mandate to Reshape Nation

Leftist Wins Mexico Presidency in Landslide With Mandate to Reshape Nation

He won by capturing more than half the vote, according to early returns, more than any candidate since the nation began its transition to democracy nearly 20 years ago. In a reflection of the lopsided vote, his main competitors conceded...
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Merkel’s coalition in doubt as German interior minister ‘offers resignation’

Merkel’s coalition in doubt as German interior minister ‘offers resignation’

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Thai cave: Divers advance in effort to save trapped boys

Thai cave: Divers advance in effort to save trapped boys

Image copyright EPA Image caption Divers are about 3km (2 miles) from where they think the missing boys might be Divers searching for 12 boys and their football coach trapped in a flooded Thai cave over a week ago are...
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Hardest days still ahead of Smith, Warner – Taylor

Hardest days still ahead of Smith, Warner – Taylor

1:57 AM ET Bans for Steven Smith, David Warner and Cameron Bancroft won’t truly hit home until they are forced to watch their Australian team-mates play Test matches on home soil this summer, the Cricket Australia Board director Mark Taylor...
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Ponting, Dravid, Claire Taylor inducted into ICC Hall of Fame

Ponting, Dravid, Claire Taylor inducted into ICC Hall of Fame

12:26 AM ET ESPNcricinfo staff Two-time World Cup winning captain Ricky Ponting, former India captain Rahul Dravid and 2009 ICC Women’s Cricketer of the Year Claire Taylor were the newest additions into the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame. The three...
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