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A man walks past a display with portraits of Saudi king Salman bin Abdulazziz (C), his son Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (L) and the founder of the kingdom, King Abdulaziz al-Saud, in Riyadh. photograph: Fayez Nureldine /AFP/Getty Images

The pressure on business leaders to cut or suspend ties with Saudi Arabia following its apparently barbaric murder of a journalist illustrates the dan(...)

One of Tullow Oil’s drilling blocks at the Lokichar basin in Kenya. Photograph: Getty Images.

Oil exploration company Tullow Oil expects to generate $0.6 billion (€0.52 billion) of pre-tax operating cash flow for the first half of 2017, higher (...)

Qantas will fly the first non-stop from London to Perth next March. The route will be the world’s third-longest.

Airline Hackathon for Dublin The International Air Transport Association will be hosting an NDC Hackathon from May 19th-21st in the Convention Centre(...)

Furuzamani Beach, Zamami Island, Kerama Islands, Okinawa, Japan
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Harte scans the horizon for a herd: “There’s very little infrastructure there – we have to bring in our own water. But it’s funny how little you really need to be totally comfortable and happy.”

David Attenborough has a lot to answer for. I don’t even own a kitten, and yet I struggled to get through an episode of Planet Earth – which complete(...)

Wreckage from the Munich air crash in 1958 in which eight Manchester United players were among the 23 people killed

A chartered plane with Brazilian first division football team Chapecoense has crashed in Colombia while on its way to the finals of a regional tournam(...)

Gabonese police forces patrol as they clear barricades in the streets adjacent to the National Assembly in Libreville, Gabon on Thursday. Photograph: Marco Longari/AFP/Getty Images

Gabon’s capital Libreville erupted into a second day of violent protests on Thursday sparked by a disputed election, with at least three dead and hund(...)

The flash of an explosion is pictured amid flames and smoke billowing from the National Assembly building in Libreville after it was set ablaze  by demonstrators  after Gabon’s president Ali Bongo was declared winner of last weekend’s contested election. Photograph: Marco Longari/AFP/Getty Images

Demonstrators in Gabon clashed with police and set part of the parliament building on fire on Wednesday amid anger among opposition supporters over pr(...)

A Kenya Wildlife Services (KWS) ranger stands guard in front illegal stockpiles of burning elephant tusks at the Nairobi National Park. Photograph: Carl De Souza/AFP/Getty Images

Kenya’s president set fire to thousands of elephant tusks and rhino horns on Saturday, destroying a stockpile that would have been worth a fortune to (...)

President of Gabon Ali Bongo: “All the revenues from my share of the inheritance will go to a foundation for youth and education . . .” Photograph: Pool/Getty Images

Gabon’s president Ali Bongo has pledged to give his share of the inheritance from his father to charity and said his family was also handing over pro(...)

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