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African Champions League: Zamalek and Raja Casablanca win quarter-final first legs
Zamalek defeat holders Esperance 3-1 in their African Champions League quarter-final first leg as Raja Casablanca beat TP Mazembe 2-0 on Friday.
BBC News | 29-Feb-2020 12:37

Kizito Mihigo: The Rwandan gospel singer who died in a police cell
Rwandan genocide survivor Kizito Mihigo, hailed as a national talent, was later accused of treason.
news.bbc.co.uk | 29-Feb-2020 03:27

Paris Gare de Lyon: Fire at station amid DR Congo concert protest
Police said there had been "unacceptable incidents" linked to a Congolese singer's concert.
bbc.co.uk | 28-Feb-2020 22:31

The music teacher who makes his own trombones
Dan Abisi learnt how to make brass instruments after he noticed a rise in popularity in schools.
BBC News | 28-Feb-2020 17:45

Kazeem Tiamiyu: Nigerian footballer laid to rest as police face questions
Nigerian footballer Kazeem Tiamiyu is laid to rest but the police are still facing questions over the circumstances that led to his death.
BBC News | 28-Feb-2020 15:21

Netflix’s first African series, Queen Sono, premieres
Queen Sono is about a South African spy who takes on corruption, terrorism and a Russian heiress.
BBC News | 28-Feb-2020 13:42

Caribbean

Europe

Five Serie A matches postponed over coronavirus
Five Serie A matches this weekend have been postponed because of coronavirus, including Juventus' game at home to Inter Milan.
news.bbc.co.uk | 29-Feb-2020 13:12

Syria war: Turkey says thousands of migrants have crossed to EU
President Erdogan "opened the doors" for them to exit, saying his country can no longer host them.
news.bbc.co.uk | 29-Feb-2020 13:05

Three die in dry-ice incident at Moscow pool party
Dry ice was poured into the baths at an Instagram influencer's birthday party, media reports say.
news.bbc.co.uk | 29-Feb-2020 12:16

Free transport in Luxembourg, but what's the cost?
One aim is to get cars off the road and ease traffic congestion but critics see it as a PR stunt.
news.bbc.co.uk | 29-Feb-2020 04:53

Slovakia election: Double murder haunts voters
The murder of journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancée convulsed Slovak politics.
news.bbc.co.uk | 29-Feb-2020 04:51

Syria war: Refugees eye Europe as Turkey hits breaking point
Turkey says it is no longer preventing Syrians from leaving for Europe - and the refugees want to move.
news.bbc.co.uk | 29-Feb-2020 01:57

South America

Middle East

Syria war: Turkey says thousands of migrants have crossed to EU
President Erdogan "opened the doors" for them to exit, saying his country can no longer host them.
news.bbc.co.uk | 29-Feb-2020 13:05

Coronavirus: Misinformation and false medical advice spreads in Iran
Misleading content and conspiracy theories appear on Iranian social media.
news.bbc.co.uk | 29-Feb-2020 07:07

Syria war: Turkey lets refugees exit towards Europe
The move comes after 33 Turkish troops were killed in Syria, where 1m civilians are fleeing fighting.
bbc.co.uk | 28-Feb-2020 23:07

Former Barclays executives cleared of fraud charges
Roger Jenkins, Tom Kalaris and Richard Boath are found not guilty on all charges in under six hours.
news.bbc.co.uk | 28-Feb-2020 12:56

Coronavirus: Iran cancels Friday prayers to limit spread of outbreak
It also places restrictions on access to major Shia Muslim shrines as the death toll rises to 34.
news.bbc.co.uk | 28-Feb-2020 11:34

Two test positive for coronavirus as rest of UAE Tour is cancelled
The UAE Tour is cancelled with two stages remaining after two Italian "staff members" test positive for coronavirus.
bbc.co.uk | 28-Feb-2020 00:42

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