Smith named in PSL draft; Warner turns down offer

Smith named in PSL draft; Warner turns down offer

Oct 4, 2018 Umar Farooq Banned Australia captain Steven Smith is among the 500 players to be named in the draft for the fourth edition of Pakistan Super League. Smith has been classified as a Platinum Player – the highest-paid...
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Africa:Extreme Weather Threatens Society and Economy

Africa:Extreme Weather Threatens Society and Economy

Photo: Daily Nation Residents of Bandi village, Tana River County in Kenya leave their homes after they were evicted by floods on May 18, 2018. Droughts, floods and storms are hitting Africa with increasing frequency. With so many people dependent...
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China prison break: Public appeal after rare inmate escape

China prison break: Public appeal after rare inmate escape

Image copyright China National RadioImage caption Zhang Guilin (L) and Wang Lei (R) have escaped a prison in northeastern Liaoning province In China, prison escapes are few and far between. So the case of two men escaping from a Liaoning...
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Fake news: French language body urges alternative phrase

Fake news: French language body urges alternative phrase

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption A brief history of fake news A group of French grammarians have declared war on “fake news”. Bravo, you might be thinking. But rather than false headlines or biased information, it...
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Martian moons likely blown off planet’s surface ‘like asteroids,’ study finds

Martian moons likely blown off planet’s surface ‘like asteroids,’ study finds

New research suggests Mars’ moons were once part of the planet, blasted into space by some cataclysmic collision long ago.Until now, the most common theory was that Deimos and Phobos were once asteroids, captured into orbit by Mars’ gravitational field.REA...
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Russia cyber-plots: US, UK and Netherlands allege hacking

Russia cyber-plots: US, UK and Netherlands allege hacking

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe BBC’s Gordon Corera looks at why the Russian cyber plot sting was surprising Russian spies have been accused of involvement in a series of cyber-plots across the globe, leading the US...
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C. Payne Lucas, Leader in Aid to Africa, Is Dead at 85

C. Payne Lucas, Leader in Aid to Africa, Is Dead at 85

“Health, education and agriculture — those were the three things we were involved in at the beginning,” Mr. Lucas recalled in a 2014 video interview for Africare. “Then we got involved in community development, in which you did things to...
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100,000 U.S. churches pen letter demanding Brett Kavanaugh’s withdrawal

100,000 U.S. churches pen letter demanding Brett Kavanaugh’s withdrawal

The largest coalition of churches in the United States has issued a scathing statement calling on U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh to withdraw before his confirmation.The National Council of Churches, which entails about 100,000 Christian congregatio...
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