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Ibrahim Boubacar Keita wins Mali presidential election

Ibrahim Boubacar Keita wins Mali presidential election Tue, 13 Aug, 2013

Former Prime Minister Ibrahim Boubacar Keita won Mali's presidential election, after his opponent Soumalia Cisse conceded defeat late on Monday, avoiding a protracted legal battle over the outcome. 
US plans lower sentences for drug-users

US plans lower sentences for drug-users Mon, 12 Aug, 2013

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder has ordered changes across the Justice Department to eliminate what he called “draconian” mandatory minimum sentences for certain non-violent drug offenders.
Usain Bolt regains 100m world title in 9.77 seconds

Usain Bolt regains 100m world title in 9.77 seconds Sun, 11 Aug, 2013

Jamaican Usain Bolt regained his world 100m title after taking gold in 9.77 seconds on Sunday at the World Athletics Championship in Moscow.
Egyptian army prepares crackdown on pro-Morsi protests

Egyptian army prepares crackdown on pro-Morsi protests Sun, 11 Aug, 2013

Egyptian security forces are preparing to besiege supporters of deposed president Mohamed Morsi who are gathered in Cairo protest camps.
Sudan floods kill 36, affect almost 150,000: UN

Sudan floods kill 36, affect almost 150,000: UN Sun, 11 Aug, 2013

Heavy rains and floods in Sudan have killed at least 36 people and affected almost 150,000 in the past week.
Popular singer Eydie Gorme dies in Las Vegas at 84

Popular singer Eydie Gorme dies in Las Vegas at 84 Sun, 11 Aug, 2013

American popular music star Eydie Gorme, whose 60-year partnership with husband Steve Lawrence made them top nightclub and TV stars, has died at age 84.
Bangladeshi man sentenced to 30 years in Federal Reserve Bank bomb plot

Bangladeshi man sentenced to 30 years in Federal Reserve Bank bomb plot Fri, 09 Aug, 2013

A U.S. judge sentenced a Bangladeshi man to 30 years in prison on Friday for attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction in what authorities called a plot to blow up the New York Federal Reserve Bank.
Massive fire closes Kenya's international airport in Nairobi

Massive fire closes Kenya's international airport in Nairobi Wed, 07 Aug, 2013

Kenyan authorities say flights will resume later Wednesday at the country's main airport, after a massive fire forced officials to close the facility. Presidential spokesperson Manoah Esipisu said domestic and cargo flights would resume in the afternoon. There was no immediate word about when international flights will restart.
Massive fire closes Kenya's international airport in Nairobi

Massive fire closes Kenya's international airport in Nairobi Wed, 07 Aug, 2013

Kenyan authorities say flights will resume later Wednesday at the country's main airport, after a massive fire forced officials to close the facility. Presidential spokesperson Manoah Esipisu said domestic and cargo flights would resume in the afternoon. There was no immediate word about when international flights will restart.
Ukraine and Shell sign '$10bn' shale gas deal

Ukraine and Shell sign '$10bn' shale gas deal Fri, 25 Jan, 2013

Ukraine has signed a major shale gas deal with Royal Dutch Shell - a move seen as an attempt by Kiev to reduce its dependency on Russian gas imports.
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