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    How Magellan’s voyage changed the world 500 years ago

    Agence France-Presse . Lisbon | Updated at 11:52am on August 05, 2019

    Ferdinand Magellan set off from Spain 500 years ago on an epoch-making voyage to sail all the...

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    Football Homeless World Cup blows whistle on social exclusion

    Reuters. Cardiff, United Kingdom | Updated at 01:59pm on July 28, 2019

    From street vendors to asylum seekers, nearly 500 men and women gathered in Cardiff on Saturday to kick off the 17th Football Homeless World Cup, in a bid to tackle social exclusion and offer a respite from rough sleeping.

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    Vatican opens burial chambers in hunt for princesses, missing teen

    Agence France-Presse . Vatican City | Updated at 05:53pm on July 20, 2019

    The Vatican on Saturday opened two burial chambers discovered under a trapdoor as it attempts to get to the bottom of a riddle involving two...

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    Aussie boy found message in a bottle 50 years on

    Agence France-Presse. Sydney | Updated at 12:40pm on July 19, 2019

    An Australian boy who discovered a message in a bottle on a remote beach may have a new penpal after the Englishman who dropped it from an Australia-bound ship 50 years ago was tracked down...

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    Kenyan thieves nab guns as police watch Champions League

    Agence France-Presse . Nairobi | Updated at 07:01pm on April 18, 2019

    Police in Kenya have been left red-faced after thieves stole guns and ammunition from an unattended checkpost as the officers on duty watched...

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    India's Kerala to give workers a siesta to help beat the heat

    Thomson Reuters Foundation. Mumbai | Updated at 09:17pm on March 06, 2019

    Workers in India's Kerala state are now getting a three-hour afternoon siesta as part of a series of benefits aimed at combating soaring temperatures and improving labour conditions, government officials said on Wednesday...