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EU sees deeper recession in gloomy outlook

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260 000 die of hunger in Somalia

NAIROBI. — Almost 260 000 people, half of them young children, died of hunger during the last famine in Somalia, ...

2012 very warm

GENEVA. — The World Meteorological Organisation said yesterday that the year 2012 was the ninth warmest on record ...

Bullying rife at BBC

LONDON. — A report into staff behaviour at the BBC commissioned after the Jimmy Savile abuse scandal concluded ...

Mine collapse in Darfur claims dozens

KHARTOUM. — Dozens of people have been killed in a gold mine collapse in Sudan’s Darfur, said the chief of the ...

Brazil eyes Maputo dam

BRASILIA. — Brazil is negotiating an agreement with Mozambique to finance the construction of a dam to provide ...

Coup attempt flops

N’DJAMENA. — A foiled coup attempt in Chad has left several people dead while a number of others have been arrested ...