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Rising into the ranks of Haute Couture

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Gaza: How to Stop the Spiral? Israel Readies For Ground Offensive

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Latest update : 2013-10-28

Madagascar's presidential elections

An estimated 60% of voters have turned out for Madagascar's presidential elections. Many are counting on the polls being a turning point for the poverty-stricken country. Also, after days of delays Tunisia's Islamist government and the secular opposition start talks aimed at breaking months of political deadlock. Finally; African style for Africans - a new museum opens in South Africa hoping to boost local appreciation of the best of the continent's design talent.

By Georja Calvin-Smith

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2014-07-08 Uganda

Somalia : Al Shebab attack on presidential palace

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2014-07-07 Al Shabaab

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2014-07-04 Nigeria

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2014-07-03 Sierra Leone

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2014-06-30 Libya

Super Eagles' World Cup hopes dashed

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