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Russia’s draft budget stipulates over $2.5 bln on 2018 FIFA World Cup

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Despite being one of the venerated leaders of the struggle, Oliver Tambo remains largely obscured in the shadow of other eminent members of the ANC.
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Over 100 people have died and another 100 injured after an overturned oil tanker caught fire. The tragedy at the Ahmad Sharqia area of Bahawalpur in Pakistan on Sunday morning occurred as a crowd atte
The ministry reported on humanitarian aid provided to the Syrian population
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Parliament has become the latest battleground between President Jacob Zuma's supporters and his detractors.
The 2017 Formula 1 Azerbaijan Grand Prix is organized at a high level.
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President of the Republic of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev has received editor-in-chief of the Russian “Zavtra” newspaper, writer Alexander Prokhanov.
Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev has sent a congratulatory letter to Muhammad bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince, deputy prime minister and minister of defense of the Kingdom of Saudi Ar
President Jacob Zuma faces renewed attempts to unseat him on different fronts, with some ANC MPs ready to use the secret ballot.
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The so-called "harvest ceasefire" in Donbas has failed as Russia's hybrid military forces attacked Ukrainian troops 26 times along the entire contact line in the past day, according to t
Slovenian tech firm Mikropis has signed a long-term strategic partnership deal with the US non-profit medical practice and research group Mayo Clinic, under which it will develop its healthy living so
The Senate on Saturday warned Minister of Works, Housing and Power, Mr Babatunde Fashola, to desist from spreading falsehood on the 2017 Budget with regards to projects under his ministry. It said tha
Traditionally the holiday is celebrated for three calendar days. Since the lunar Islamic calendar and the traditional Gregorian calendar differ, the celebration falls on different dates every year
Traditionally the holiday is celebrated for three calendar days. Since the lunar Islamic calendar and the traditional Gregorian calendar differ, the celebration falls on different dates every year
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