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Central African Republic : stability still a struggle ahead of 2015 elections

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Oscar Pistorius sentenced : Does the punishment fit the crime? (Part 1)

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Provocative sculpture "unplugged"

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'Flying coffins' in Ivory Coast and a rich Maltese couple rescuing migrants

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London now the world's most expensive city

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USA: Ebola Halloween costumes spark outrage online

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Jokowi: 'A new hope' for Indonesia

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Christophe de Margerie, a jovial and strategic boss

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Malaysia Airlines to trim staff, routes under reform plan

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Malaysia Airlines will slash staff, trim routes, replace its CEO and consider possible strategic stake sales to outside investors under plans announced Friday to save the carrier from bankruptcy after two devastating disasters.

"The combination of measures announced today will enable our national airline to be revived," said Azman Mokhtar, head of state investment fund Khazanah Nasional, which has taken over the struggling company.