01/07/2015 - 09:41

Tennis: Jaziri urges tourist support in Tunisia fightback

AFP PHOTO / GLYN KIRK Tunisian tennis star Malek Jaziri said Tuesday extremists were trying to kill the country’s democracy and economy and urged tourists to stand with his homeland…

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30/06/2015 - 12:40

Kenya running champions to march for peace

AFP PHOTO/Tony KARUMBA 2014-07-28 A dozen top Kenyan athletes, including former World Marathon champions Paul Tergat and Tegla Loroupe, are to lead a 22-day “Walk for Peace” against ethnic violence….

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24/06/2015 - 08:57

Football offers respite from war in stricken Libya

AFP PHOTO / MAHMUD TURKIA The cheers of football fans have replaced the echoes of gunfire in Tripoli this Ramadan in a charity-organised tournament aimed at giving Libyans a break…

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23/06/2015 - 09:05

Mole refugees camp celebrates World Refugee Day through sport

Children perform karate at the Mole refugees camp during the World Refugee Day celebrations, 35km from the Zongo village, northwestern region on June 20, 2015. Sport is often used to…

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22/06/2015 - 08:15

North Korea boycotts World University Games in South

?AFP PHOTO / PORNCHAI KITTIWONGSAKUL North Korea has said it will boycott next month’s World University Games in South Korea in protest at the opening of a UN office in…

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22/06/2015 - 08:01

Yoga event draws thousands, including UN chief, to Times Square

Kena Betancur/Getty Images/AFP About 17,000 people set out their mats and stretched into yoga exercises in New York’s Times Square Sunday, including the United Nations’ leader, to celebrate the first…

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