Monthly Archives:December 2016

Broom century sets up N. Zealand’s Bangladesh win

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A century from Neil Broom set New Zealand up for a 67-run victory over Bangladesh to take the second one-day international and the series in Nelson on Thursday. After Broom’s unbeaten 109 was the only significant innings in New Zealand’s 251, Bangladesh suffered a dramatic meltdown when they were cruising towards what should have been
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Nigeria’s Chibok girls kept from family over Christmas

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A group of 21 Nigerian Chibok girls brought home for Christmas after almost three years in captivity were prevented from celebrating at home with their families, several sources told AFP on Wednesday. The 21 were among more than 200 mostly Christian schoolgirls released in October after being snatched by jihadist Boko Haram gunmen in April
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Five dead, many injured as train hits bus near Tunis

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At least five people were killed and more than 50 injured on Wednesday when a train slammed into a public bus before dawn near Tunis, the Tunisian interior ministry said. The articulated bus was torn in two when it was struck on the tracks at around 6:00 am (0500 GMT) near Sidi Fathallah, some 10
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Battle of Brixton: gentrification splits famous London district

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Once the epicenter of some of Britain’s worst race riots in the 1980s, the London neighbourhood of Brixton is now facing a very different battle for its Afro-Caribbean soul: gentrification. Parts of the area were once considered no-go zones because of the drug trade — a far cry from its current status as one of
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Former world number one Ivanovic retires at age 29

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Former French Open champion Ana Ivanovic has retired from tennis at the age of 29, the Serbian said on Facebook on Wednesday. “There is no other way to say this. I have decided to retire from professional tennis. It was a difficult decision but there is so much to celebrate,” Ivanovic said. “Don’t be sad,
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Zuma clarifies apolitical stance

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8 days left to Lesotho permit deadline

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Empty safety deposit boxes found in Soweto

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No breakthrough in FNB heist

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