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Sun Yang: Eight-year ban for Chinese Olympic champion

China's three-time Olympic champion swimmer Sun Yang is banned from competing for eight years for missing a doping test in September 2018.

Coronavirus: Nigeria confirms first case in sub-Saharan Africa

The Italian citizen had returned from Milan, in a region badly hit by the outbreak of the virus.

Delhi riots: ‘Hero cop’ who braved a mob to save lives

Neeraj Jadaun made a split-second decision to break protocol, cross a border, and save families.

Downfall: BP refinery worker sacked over Hitler parody wins job back

It is unreasonable to suggest he was comparing BP managers to Nazis, an Australian ruling finds.

Parents in Japan and Hong Kong struggle as schools shut

Hong Kong and Japan have shut schools as the coronavirus spread worsens leaving parents stuck at home.

Jimmy Lai: Pro-democracy media tycoon arrested and charged

The 71-year-old multi-millionaire, a critic of the Hong Kong government, has now been charged.

Plans for first US ‘safe injection site’ derailed again

The addiction management method used in Europe and Canada has met determined opposition in the US.

Greta Thunberg: Who is the teenage climate change activist?

The Swedish teenager started a climate change protest that grew into a global movement of millions.

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