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World reaction cautious to disputed DRCongo vote result

Paris, France | AFP | Foreign leaders reacted cautiously to the outcome of DR Congo’s presidential election Thursday, with many choosing not to congratulate the man declared winner and appealing for disputes to be settled peacefully. Provisional results from the Democratic Republic of Congo’s much-troubled election granted victory to opposition …

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COMMENT: The world George H.W. Bush made

His administration’s foreign policy record compares favourably with that of any other modern U.S. president COMMENT | RICHARD N. HAAS | I have worked for four U.S. presidents, Democrats and Republicans alike, and perhaps the most important thing I have learned along the way is that little of what we call …

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Road accident deaths swell to 1.35 million each year: WHO

Geneva, Switzerland | AFP | Road accidents kill someone every 24 seconds, with a total of 1.35 million traffic deaths around the world each year, the World Health Organization said Friday, demanding global action. The number of fatalities annually has swelled by around 100,000 in just three years, with road …

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Young Americans ready to take King Bolt’s mantle

  Monaco, Principality of Monaco | AFP | Usain Bolt might have hung up his spikes, but there are at least two young American sprinters set to take up the mantle of the mighty multi-medal-winning Jamaican. Christian Coleman, 22, and Michael Norman, who turned 21 on Monday, have risen to the …

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Heavyweight greats tip Fury if Wilder bout goes distance

Los Angeles, United States | AFP |  Former heavyweight champions Lennox Lewis and Evander Holyfield believe Tyson Fury can dethrone Deontay Wilder if Saturday’s WBC championship fight goes the distance. WBC heavyweight king Wilder takes on Britain’s Fury at the Staples Center in Los Angeles on Saturday in a battle …

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Skin cancer deaths rates soar, mostly for men

Paris, France | AFP | Skin cancer deaths among men have soared in wealthy nations since 1985, with mortality rates among women rising more slowly or even declining, researchers told a medical conference in Glasgow Sunday. Reasons for the discrepancy between sexes are unclear but evidence suggests men are “less …

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