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Chagos Islands dispute: Mauritius calls US and UK ‘hypocrites’
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Chagos Islands dispute: Mauritius calls US and UK ‘hypocrites’

Published duration8 hours ago image copyrightScience Photo Library image captionOne of the Chagos Islands – Diego Garcia – is home to a US military base

Why China developed a fresh taste for milk
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Why China developed a fresh taste for milk

Why China developed a fresh taste for milk (Image credit: Getty Images ) For many generations, Chinese adults mostly ignored milk, seeing it as a

The changes that could help women stay employed
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The changes that could help women stay employed

The changes that could help women stay employed Companies say they’re committed to retaining women. Now Covid-19 is torpedoing female employment, what steps should firms

The single word that connects Denmark
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The single word that connects Denmark

Towards the end of each year, Dansk Sprognævn (the Danish Language Council) and P1 radio station select Denmark’s word of the year. Inevitably capturing the

The best TV shows of 2020 so far
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The best TV shows of 2020 so far

The best TV shows of 2020 so far From Lovecraft Country and Devs to Schitt’s Creek, Hugh Montgomery and Eddie Mullan pick the year’s greatest

End Sars protests: Osun governor escapes ‘assassination attempt’
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End Sars protests: Osun governor escapes ‘assassination attempt’

Published duration6 hours ago image copyrightReuters image captionThe demonstrators have now broadened their demands to include better governance The governor of Nigeria’s Osun state has

Guinea elections: Alpha Condé takes on Cellou Dalein Diallo again
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Guinea elections: Alpha Condé takes on Cellou Dalein Diallo again

Published duration10 hours ago image copyrightAFP image captionPresident Alpha Condé’s main rival is Cellou Dalein Diallo (R) Voters in Guinea are casting their ballots in

‘I hugged the man who murdered my father’
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‘I hugged the man who murdered my father’

By Lucy WallisBBC World Service Published duration20 hours ago image copyrightCandice Mama When Candice Mama was nine years old, she secretly opened a page in

Ivory Coast election: Pascal Affi Nguessan’s home burnt down
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Ivory Coast election: Pascal Affi Nguessan’s home burnt down

Published duration4 hours ago image copyrightAFP image captionPascal Affi Nguessan has called for a campaign of “civil disobedience” The house of a former prime minister

Egypt releases satirical blogger Shadi Abu Zeid
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Egypt releases satirical blogger Shadi Abu Zeid

Published duration8 hours ago image copyrightRoula Abu Zeid image captionRelatives posted a picture of their reunion with Shadi Abu Zeid (centre) An Egyptian blogger and