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‘Queen Of Soul’ Aretha Franklin Dies At Home In Detroit Aged 76

Aretha Franklin, universally acclaimed as the “Queen of Soul” and one of America’s greatest singers in any style, died on Thursday at her home...
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What Now for Zimbabwe as Constitutional Court Receives Petition Against Election Results?

Many in Zimbabwe are questioning whether the country can break with its horrid past or embrace a new future after a watershed election that...
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Endangered White Rhinos Flown from SA to China by Turkish Cargo

Five white rhinos, each weighing about one ton, have been transported from Johannesburg to Shanghai via Istanbul by Turkish Cargo. The operation was carried out...
Zimbabwe president of the MDC, Nelson Chamisa

Zimbabwe Opposition Election Challenge To Be Heard In Court 22 August

The Zimbabwean opposition’s challenge against President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s election victory will be heard in the Constitutional Court on 22 August, the opposition leader’s spokesman said...
Flash floods in Kerala, India.

India Floods Kill 43 People, More Rain Still To Come

The death toll from the worst floods in nearly a century in the Indian tourist state of Kerala rose to 43 on Wednesday as...
The collapsed Morandi Bridge in Itlay

Death Toll Collapsed Bridge Italy Rises To 39

Rescuers scoured crushed mountains of rubble for victims of a bridge collapse in Genoa as the toll rose to 39 on Wednesday and Italy's...
Kabul Suicide Attack

At Least 25 Killed In Kabul Suicide Attack

Afghanistan has been reeling from a recent upsurge in militant violence, including a massive, days-long Taliban onslaught on the eastern city of Ghazni.At least...
Boat Sinks In Northern Sudan

At Least 22 Students Drown After Boat Sinks In Northern Sudan

Civil defence forces were searching the waters for the missing passengers but had not recovered the bodies, state news agency SUNA said..At least 22...
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Walmart Teams Up With Ellen Degeneres To Launch Fashion Line

The line, dubbed EV1, will feature nearly 60 items, ranging from denim, tees bearing Ellen quotes, accessories and footwear, all priced at $30 or...

300 Priests, 1000 Victims Listed In US Report On Catholic Church Sex Abuse

More than 300 Catholic priests across Pennsylvania sexually abused children over seven decades, protected by a hierarchy of church leaders who covered it up,...

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Pit Toilets to Be Eradicated at Schools in Two Years

Pit toilets at South African schools will be eradicated within the next two years.That's the aim of President Cyril Ramaphosa's Sanitation Appropriate for Education, or SAFE,...

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