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Congo security forces shoot two dead during protest against president

Observers say men were killed during anti-Joseph Kabila demonstration in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo Congolese security forces shot dead two men outside a church on Sunday while dispersing demonstrators protesting in the country’s capital against President Joseph Kabila’s refusal to step down from power, according to Human Rights …

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Star Screen Awards 2018 FULL winners list: Best Direction goes to Aamir Khan’s Dangal while Vidya Balan, Rajkummar Rao, Irrfan Khan win it big

And the Bollywood awards season of the year has finally kick-started! Star Screen Awards honours by rewarding the most deserving actors/films of 2017. While the nominations have a mix of critics and popular choice, the award for the Best Actor, however, is shared between the ones who represent the unconventional lot of Indian …

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China's growth engine stutters as factories slow down

Crackdown on air pollution and slump in property market have hit industrial output, official figures show Growth in China’s manufacturing sector slowed in December as a punishing crackdown on air pollution and a cooling property market start to weigh on the world’s second-largest economy. The data supports the view that …

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