Last Updated: Thursday, March 23, 2017 01:54:03 PM 
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Somalia: 26 ‘starve to death’ in drought

At least 26 people have died of starvation in Somalia's southern region of Jubaland, the government-owned Radio Mogadishu website has reported. It quoted regional interior...
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Mandela grandchildren dispute ANC future

The eldest granddaughter of Nelson Mandela, South Africa's first black president and an anti-apartheid icon, has been urged to reconsider her decision no longer...

Orly airport: Man killed after taking soldier’s gun

A man has been shot dead after grabbing a soldier’s gun at Orly airport in Paris, French officials say. Parts of the airport were evacuated...
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Footballer tragically killed by crocodile in Mozambique

A football club in Mozambique is in mourning after one of their players was tragically killed by a crocodile.Estevao Alberto Gino, 19, who played...

Sierra Leone pastor finds huge 706-carat diamond

A pastor in Sierra Leone has unearthed a 706-carat diamond, according to the government, in one of the largest precious stone finds ever made...
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Somali pirates hijack first commercial ship since 2012

Pirates have hijacked an oil tanker with eight Sri Lankan crew on board, Somali authorities said on Tuesday, the first time a commercial ship...
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Mark Zuckerberg, Priscilla Chan expecting second baby girl

Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan are expecting another baby girl.The Facebook CEO announced the news -- where else? -- in a Facebook post on Thursday....
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Italy: Two die as motorway bridge collapses

A motorway bridge has collapsed near the north-east Italian city of Ancona, killing two, Italian officials say.The victims were in a car below the...

Control your libido – Pope pleads

Pope Frances has urged parents and couples worldwide to keep their libidos in check and have even fewer children as the world’s population nears...

Pope Francis: Drop your cellphone, pick up a Bible

In an address after his Angelus blessing Sunday at St. Peter's Square, Pope Francis posed a question: What if we checked the Bible like...