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ANC gathers to choose leader to replace Jacob Zuma

Media playback is unsupported on your device South Africa’s governing African National Congress (ANC) is preparing to choose a new party leader to succeed President Jacob Zuma. The main candidates are the current deputy president, Cyril Ramaphosa, and former cabinet minister Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, President Zuma’s ex-wife. The tense leadership battle…

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Decision time

Once there were eight, now there are two. As Chileans vote in the second round of the presidential election on Sunday, they will now have a straight choice. And, in a way, both candidates could be said to represent continuity. The frontrunner in the first round, billionaire businessman Sebastián Piñera,…

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'Crowdfunding his death'

Last November, Wu Yongning went out to do what he loved best – scale a skyscraper without safety equipment and film himself dangling off its roof by his fingertips. What happened next almost seems inevitable – the Chinese climber fell, plunging 62 storeys to his death. His many thousands of…

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