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Kenya loses CAS appeal over Women's Nations Cup exclusion
Kenya's Football Federation fails in its bid to be reinstated to the Women's Africa Cup of Nations after losing its appeal at the Court of Arbitration for Sport.
BBC News | 16-Nov-2018 13:07

Khashoggi, South African arms and the Saudis - explained
How the murder of Jamal Khashoggi could effect lucrative South African arms deals with the Saudis.
BBC News | 16-Nov-2018 03:08

Ghanaian-American director Blitz Bazawule on new film
Ghanaian-American rapper turned director Blitz Bazawule talks about his new film
BBC News | 16-Nov-2018 03:08

Is teenage pregnancy in Kenya really on the rise?
Reports of girls giving birth in the exam period prompted a government inquiry into teenage pregnancy. | 16-Nov-2018 02:59

Africa's week in pictures: 9-15 November 2018
A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week. | 16-Nov-2018 02:23

Ethiopia's PM Abiy Ahmed takes on the military
Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed is intensifying his crackdown on the military and spy agency. | 15-Nov-2018 20:00



Akli Tadjer: French writer to meet students in school race row
An author whose book was rejected by French students because of its Algerian theme is due to meet them. | 16-Nov-2018 12:59

Gessica Notaro attacker gets 15 years for acid attack
An ex-boyfriend who disfigured a former Miss Italy finalist is jailed on appeal. | 16-Nov-2018 12:29

Theresa May and Her Brexit Deal Are on the Brink. Here’s What We Know.
Ministers resign, the pound wobbles, the prime minister makes a pitch to the public: Here’s where we are amid the rolling chaos over a draft Brexit deal.
International Herald Tribune | 16-Nov-2018 12:14

US 'preparing indictment against Julian Assange' of WikiLeaks
The media reports come as an unsealed filing in a separate court case hints at charges. | 16-Nov-2018 11:55

At Brexit Crunch Time, Theresa May Takes a Pummeling
The prime minister, who took office with the sole aim of negotiating her country’s withdrawal from the European Union, may not stay in power long enough to finish the job.
International Herald Tribune | 16-Nov-2018 11:20

The Story of Threatin, A Most Puzzling Hoax Even for 2018
A rock band went on tour in the U.K. and nobody came. Then it got weird.
International Herald Tribune | 16-Nov-2018 11:00

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Middle East

Saudi women in 'inside-out abaya' protest
Participants say they no longer want to be pressured into wearing the loose-fitting robe in public. | 15-Nov-2018 17:53

Khashoggi murder not ordered by crown prince - Saudi prosecutor
Saudi prosecutor says an intelligence officer ordered the writer's murder and not the crown prince. | 15-Nov-2018 12:43

Iran executes 'Sultan of Coins' amid currency crisis
Currency trader Vahid Mazloumin and an associate were found guilty of "spreading corruption on earth". | 14-Nov-2018 12:42

Israel Defence Minister Lieberman resigns over Gaza ceasefire
Avigdor Lieberman denounced the cabinet's decision to accept a ceasefire as "surrendering to terror". | 14-Nov-2018 12:32

'Migrants' found on boat off Dover included toddler
The group of nine people, all believed to be Iranian, were on a "small open boat" in UK waters. | 14-Nov-2018 12:07

In Egypt, fake news becomes weapon of choice to crush dissent
In Egypt, the charge of fake news is used to impose censorship and crush dissent. | 14-Nov-2018 11:45


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