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Russian opposition leader arrestedTuesday, 28 March 2017 00:00
Russia’s main opposition leader, Alexei Navalny, has been arrested at an anti-corruption protest he organised in the capital, Moscow. Thousands of people joined rallies nationwide, calling for the resignation of Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev over corruption allegations.
Republicans revamp U.S. health bill, boost benefits to older AmericansMonday, 20 March 2017 00:00
U.S. House Republicans are working on changes to their healthcare overhaul bill to provide more generous tax credits for older Americans and add a work requirement for the Medicaid program for the poor, House Speaker Paul Ryan said on Sunday.
Mandela grandchildren dispute ANC futureMonday, 20 March 2017 00:00
The eldest granddaughter of Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s first black president and an anti-apartheid icon, has been urged to reconsider her decision no longer to vote for the governing African National Congress. Ndileka Mandela, 52, has been told she should instead help revive the party.
Ethiopia landslide: Number of dead at rubbish dump hits 113Thursday, 16 March 2017 00:00
The death toll from Saturday’s landslide at a vast dump in Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa, has now risen to 113 people, local officials say. A search operation at the Koshe landfill will continue overnight.