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Central Africa begins search for new leader after bloodbath
Central Africa begins search for new leader after bloodbath

The Central African Republic began the search for a peacemaker president Tuesday after months of sectarian violence that displaced a fifth of the population.

Central Africa begins search for new leader after bloodbath
Foreign Minister of Fiji Ratu Inoke Kubuabola. ©Reuters/Keith Bedford
Fiji minister cool on rejoining 'irrelevant' Commonwealth

Fiji's foreign minister has labelled the Commonwealth "irrelevant" and said the Pacific nation is in no hurry to rejoin the international organisation that suspended it four years ago.

Fiji minister cool on rejoining 'irrelevant' Commonwealth
Lost kingdom: Myanmar's forgotten royals
Lost kingdom: Myanmar's forgotten royals

In a modest Yangon apartment, the granddaughter of Myanmar's last king lives poor and unrecognised by her neighbours -- a far cry from the power and riches of her ancestor.

Lost kingdom: Myanmar's forgotten royals
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Britain mulling payouts for Kenyan Mau Mau victims: report

Britain is negotiating to compensate thousands of Kenyans who claim they were severely mistreated by their colonial rulers during the 1950s Mau Mau uprising.

Britain mulling payouts for Kenyan Mau Mau victims: report
Fiji dumps Queen's birthday holiday
Fiji dumps Queen's birthday holiday

Fiji's military regime has dumped Queen Elizabeth II's official birthday from its list of annual public holidays, saying it is no longer relevant to the former British colony.

Fiji dumps Queen's birthday holiday

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