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Olympic flame will be lit in Ancient Olympia tomorrow

The Olympic flame for this summer's London Games will be lit tomorrow in Ancient Olympia, the Hellenic Olympic Committee (HOC) announced yesterday. The Flame will...

At least six dead, scores injured in Nigerian suicide bombings

At least six people were killed and more than 50 injured yesterday when two churches in Nigeria were hit by attacks, officials have confirmed. Authorities...

DR Congo says mutiny under control

The Congolese army said Sunday it has suspended military operations in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, where it claimed to have brought a mutiny...

Taiwanese teen kills uncle for disconnecting her internet

A Taiwan teenager allegedly stabbed her uncle to death yesterday because he shut down her internet to stop her from staying online late into...

Record radiation levels found in fish off Japan’s coast

Record levels of radioactive caesium were detected in fish caught within 20 kilometres of Japan's damaged Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station, news reports said...

Stowaway found dead in British Plane

A man last seen climbing over the Cape Town International airport fence was found dead in a British Airways plane in London, the Airports...

Sharp cuts 5,000 jobs, first job cut in over 60 years

Japan's Sharp will slash 5,000 jobs by March, reports said this morning, its first cuts since 1950 as it is hit by a prolonged...

Australia rubbishes Britain’s warning over London Olympic handshakes

Australian athletes will continue to shake hands with their rivals at the London Olympics, saying not to do so would be an "embarrassment" despite...

Gates calls for more tools, vaccine to end AIDS

AIDS cannot be halted through treatment alone, and more prevention tools, in particular a vaccine, are needed to move seriously toward ending it, philanthropist...

SA apologises to Nigeria over deportations

South Africa has apologised to Nigeria for deporting Nigerians accused of trying to enter the country with fake yellow fever certificates. Deputy International Relations Minister...

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