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Africa

Agnes Tirop: world record holder found dead at home in Kenya

Kenya’s world record holder Agnes Tirop, two-times a world championship bronze medallist, has been found dead at her home. The 25-year-old distance runner represented Kenya in the 5,000m event at the Tokyo Olympics and finished fourth in the final after...

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Abdelaziz Bouteflika, ousted Algerian president, dies aged 84

Algeria’s longest-serving president, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, who was ousted in 2019 amid pro-democracy protests after two decades in power, has died aged 84. The state television announcement on Friday, citing a statement from the office of the current president, Abdelmadjid Tebboune,...

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