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Donkeys to wear nappies in Kenyan town

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People have been sharing pictures of the donkeys with diapers on social media. Photo taken from Adow Mahamed/BBC Online BBC Online   Donkeys have been banned from entering Kenya’s north-eastern town of Wajir unless they wear nappies. Officials say the rule is to protect the town’s newly laid tarmac road. …

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How can I provide guests with Wi-Fi without giving them my password?

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“What’s the Wi-Fi password?” If you’re like us, you’ve heard this shouted throughout your house many times. It might be your kid or grandchild, or their friends. Or, worse, you might find yourself shouting it, too. It’s a hassle to remember passwords, and it’s unsettling to just hand out your …

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Health experts urge “WHO” to consider moving Rio Olympics

FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016 file photo, a health workers stands in the Sambadrome spraying insecticide to combat the Aedes aegypti mosquito that transmits the Zika virus in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The Sambadrome will be used for the Archery competition during the 2016 summer games. With the opening ceremony less than three months away, a Canadian professor has called for the Rio Olympics to be postponed or moved because of the Zika outbreak, warning the influx of visitors to Brazil will result in the avoidable birth of malformed babies. The IOC and World Health Organization disagree, saying Zika will not derail the games.   (AP Photo/Leo Correa, File)

April 11, 2016: A worker from a public cleaning company wears a T-shirt that reads “Out Zika” is pictured before the inauguration ceremony of the common areas at the Live Site at the 2016 Rio Olympics park in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (Reuters) Health experts on Friday urged the World …

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Argentine court finds 15 guilty in Operation Condor conspiracy

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Fifteen ex-military officials were found guilty by an Argentine court on Friday of conspiring to kidnap and assassinate leftist dissidents as part of the Operation Condor programme. The ruling was hailed by rights activists. Condor was coordinated by dictatorships in Argentina, Chile, Uruguay, Paraguay, Brazil and Bolivia to hunt down …

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Johnny Depp’s wife Amber Heard accuses him of assault

Johnny Depp's wife Amber Heard accuses him of assault

  A US judge has ordered actor Johnny Depp to stay away from his estranged wife, actress Amber Heard, after she alleged he assaulted her. Ms Heard said in court on Friday that Mr Depp threw her mobile phone at her during a fight on Saturday. The judge also said …

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Poorest nations will feel heat soonest – Climate News

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Irony of climate change: Poor will feel heat before rich who are responsible Some of the world’s poorest people, who have contributed least to climate change, are likely to feel its effects sooner than most of their neighbours. Research by an international team of scientists has found that many of …

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