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23 April 2014 Last updated at 10:49 ET

Bomb 'kills senior Egypt policeman'Egyptian police

A senior Egyptian police officer has been killed by a bomb blast in the capital, Cairo, officials say.

South Sudanese fleeing an attack on the South Sudanese town of Renk, 19 April 2014S Sudan attacks 'an abomination'

The massacre of hundreds of civilians in South Sudan is an "abomination" and a betrayal of the people by their leaders, the White House says.

Julius Malema speaks as he launches his Economic Freedom Fighters party in Johannesburg, South Africa on 11 July 2013SA row over 'banned' Malema advert

South Africa's public broadcaster says it refused to broadcast an advert from the controversial politician Julius Malema, saying it incited violence.

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