224 die in Sinai plane crash
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224 die in Sinai plane crash

None of 224 passengers and crew on board a Russian passenger plane that crashed in…

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Turkey bomb blasts: Islamic State and ‘far-left militants’ emerge as suspects
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Turkey bomb blasts: Islamic State and ‘far-left militants’ emerge as suspects

Prime minister leads three days of national mourning as investigators search for terrorists behind deadliest…

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Kenya pampers govt workers
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Kenya pampers govt workers

The Kenyan government this year launched a massive civil service housing provision programme under which…

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China to further support developing countries with hundreds of projects
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China to further support developing countries with hundreds of projects

China will launch hundreds of projects to support developing countries reducepoverty over the following five years, Chinese President Xi…

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Commentary: China will never close its open door to the outside world
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Commentary: China will never close its open door to the outside world

Chinese president Xi Jinping addressed several important issues during his state visit to the US.…

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Tales of economic doom greatly exaggerated
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Tales of economic doom greatly exaggerated

By Ding Gang from People’s Daily The Chinese economy, after years of brisk growth, seems…

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China stock tumble spreads beyond its shores
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China stock tumble spreads beyond its shores

THE ability to make stockmarkets boomerang is usually reserved for central bankers. 1,983 total views, no…

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AFRICA DESK: South Sudan’s plea to AU Chair
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AFRICA DESK: South Sudan’s plea to AU Chair

On August 26, 2015 South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir signed a power-sharing deal with rebels…

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North, South Korea in talks to ease tension
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North, South Korea in talks to ease tension

Top aides to the leaders of North and South Korea met at the Panmunjom truce…

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Burkina Faso elections on course
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Burkina Faso elections on course

A Burkina Faso court says 22 candidates have been officially registered to run in the…

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Four new fires at China blast site
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Four new fires at China blast site

FOUR new fires have broken out at the site where two huge blasts last week…

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South Sudanese journalist shot dead
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South Sudanese journalist shot dead

A South Sudanese journalist has been shot dead in what a press freedom group described…

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China pushes yuan for reserve currency
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China pushes yuan for reserve currency

RARELY in their 46-year history have Special Drawing Rights commanded quite so many headlines. 1,186 total…

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Suicide bomber kills 16 in Boko Haram attack
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Suicide bomber kills 16 in Boko Haram attack

A female suicide bomber and Boko Haram gunmen killed 16 people in Nigeria as the…

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Kenyan shopping Mall reopens for business
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Kenyan shopping Mall reopens for business

Kenya’s Westgate shopping mall reopened for business yesterday, almost two years after Somali Islamists stormed…

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