20/11/2019 - 15:57

Disputed Western Sahara becomes kitesurfing hotspot

In the heart of disputed Western Sahara, a former garrison town has become an unlikely tourist magnet after kitesurfers discovered the windswept desert coast was perfect for their sport. In…

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05/11/2019 - 16:03

‘Mandela is smiling’: Bok victory at Rugby World Cup inspires nation

South Africa’s stunning victory at the Rugby World Cup has prompted a swathe of tributes across a country that has been knee-deep in unemployment and crime. The sight of Siya…

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05/11/2019 - 15:59

Doolittle to skip White House over ‘divisive’ Trump

Washington (AFP) Washington Nationals pitcher Sean Doolittle plans to skip Monday’s White House reception with President Donald Trump, citing the US leader’s “divisive rhetoric,” the Washington Post reported Saturday. Doolittle,…

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05/11/2019 - 15:57

Hertha, Union Fans See Post-Wall Unity In Berlin Derby

Berlin, Three decades after the fall of the Berlin Wall, the German capital’s FC Union and Hertha Berlin will meet for their first Bundesliga derby, with fans wondering if a…

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23/10/2019 - 16:00

Trash to treasure: Everest garbage given new lease of life

By Paavan MATHEMA   Kathmandu, Oct 22, 2019 (AFP) – A group of tourists sip water at a five-star hotel in Kathmandu, unaware that the green glasses in their hands…

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23/10/2019 - 15:56

Asian football final moved from N. Korea after blacked-out match

By Sam Reeves Kuala Lumpur, Oct 22, 2019 (AFP) – The final of an Asian club tournament has been moved from Pyongyang to Shanghai, football officials said Tuesday, a week…

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