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The World Bank
More than three million of the world's poorest people have been forced from their homes, land and jobs over the past decade by World Bank-funded projects, an investigation showed on Thursday as the global lender...
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A Kenyan soldier stands guard as people gather to view the bodies of the suspected attackers on the Garissa university, at the mortuary in the northeastern town of Garissa on April 4, 201 
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Days after Islamists killed 148 people at Garissa university, Kenya's president held out an olive branch to Muslims and urged them to join Nairobi in the struggle against militant Islam by informing on sympathisers...
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Crew stand on the deck of the Royal Navy nuclear-powered submarine HMS Astute near the Skye bridge off the Isle of Skye, northwest Scotland October 22, 2010.
 
Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservative Party on Thursday promised to renew the country's ageing nuclear submarine fleet if it wins a May 7 national election, hoping the issue could prove an electoral...
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A French police officer stands guard in front of the main entrance of French television network TV5Monde headquarters in Paris April 9, 2015.
 
French broadcaster TV5Monde was working on Thursday to regain control over its 11 channels and websites after an "extremely powerful" cyber attack claimed by the supporters of the Islamic State, its director...
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 Euro zone deputy finance ministers gave Athens a six working day deadline to come up with revised reform proposals to enable a deal to be reached at a Eurogroup meeting on April 24 to unlock bailout aid...

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A shopkeeper waits for customers in his candlelit fast food store during a load shedding electricity blackout in Cape Town April 15, 2015.
 
Facing a long, cold southern hemisphere winter of power cuts, many South...
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Russia has key interests in common with the United States and needs to work...
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