First 800 will be airlifted from the makeshift Bangui camp to the Chadian capital N’Djamena later today
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Cape Verde Islands thrown out of World Cup qualification for fielding ineligible player just one round short of reaching the showcase tournament
Thursday 12 September 2013
African side have forfeited the weekend victory over Tunisia meaning their opponents top Group B and progress to the qualification playoffs
Friday 30 August 2013
M23 group declares unilateral ceasefire ‘to give peace a chance’ after week of fighting
Thursday 29 August 2013
Confusion over the crisis in eastern Congo stems from three separate and often competing peace efforts in one of the world’s most unstable areas. Fighting between rebel groups and the army has displaced one million people since July, all under the watchful eye of the UN’s biggest peacekeeping operation.
Thursday 29 August 2013
Death of UN soldier deepens military crisis along border with Rwanda
Thursday 01 August 2013
Inquest in Westminster hears how the unruly member of conservation site staff bore a grudge after he was fired for getting into fights and having an affair with a volunteer
Monday 15 July 2013
Fresh fighting has erupted in eastern Congo, following the arrival of armed men disguised in women’s clothing, say residents.
Sunday 14 July 2013
More than 60,000 Congolese have fled to Uganda after a rebel attack on a town near the border, continuing an influx that is stretching humanitarian resources.
Tuesday 02 July 2013
Former club Anzhi Makhachkala rumoured to want defender back after just half a season at Loftus Road
Monday 01 July 2013
The world is no stranger to extreme temperatures and those currently baking in the blistering Arizona heat can testify to that.
Thursday 27 June 2013
The Act of Killing is without question one of the most horrifying films I've ever seen. No actual blood is shed on screen, but murder, torture and barbaric wrongdoing are imprinted on almost every frame.
Friday 07 June 2013
The Lord's Resistance Army has resorted to elephant poaching in order to fund its activities, according to human rights organisations.
Monday 03 June 2013
Members of the Lord’s Resistance Army, a militia run by the fugitive warlord Joseph Kony, are killing elephants across Central Africa to raise funds, according to a report by watchdog organisations.
Wednesday 15 May 2013
Rio Ferdinand has quit international football, the Football Association (FA) said today.
Wednesday 01 May 2013
A senior politician has hit out at racist remarks aimed at the country’s first black minister by a member of the anti-immigrant Northern League party.
Saturday 13 April 2013
The Kinshasa government has suspended a dozen senior military officers and is interrogating suspects in connection with a mass rape incident in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
British Muslim leaders outraged after Eric Pickles says followers of Islam should 'prove their identity'
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Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
Billy Crystal: 'Stop shoving gay sex scenes in my face'
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
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