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Giles Barnes's stunning free-kick was one of the goals that sent Jamaica to their first Gold Cup final.
26/07/2015 - football

Underdogs Jamaica take on Mexico in Gold Cup final

Fresh from their invitation to play at the Copa America, Jamaica have reached the final of the Gold Cup where they will take on Mexico who have won the trophy six times.

Usain Bolt is attempting to add more world championship medals to his eight golds and two silvers.
25/07/2015 - athletics

Usain Bolt muscles his way to victory in London

Usain Bolt has been beset by injuries over the past two months which have forced him to pull out of important competitions in the prelude to the world athletics championships in Beijing in August.
US President Obama and Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailermariam Desalegn during meeting in New York, 25 September 2014
24/07/2015 - Ethiopia

Obama's visit to Ethiopia must extend relationship beyond security and business: activists

Rights activists and press freedom advocates are pushing US President Barack Obama to raise concerns over political space, press freedom and human rights in Ethiopia, ahead of his trip to Addis Ababa ...

African press review 24 July 2015

Obamamania rocks Kenya as the US president visits the land of his ancestors. But questions loom about his agenda amid heightened security and a logjam in Nairobi.

Usain Bolt will face stiff competition to retain his sprint titles at next month's world championships in Beijing.
24/07/2015 - athletics

Bolt relaunches world championship bid at scene of Olympic glory

Usain Bolt is the undisputed showman of athletics. He has the medals and the world records.
Darren Mattocks scored Jamaica's opener in their surprise win over the United States
23/07/2015 - football

Jamaica to face Mexico in Gold Cup final

Jamaica advanced to their first Gold Cup final following a shock 2-1 defeat over the holders United States. Mexico will meet them in the final after their controversial victory over Panama.

Total headquarters in La Défense, Paris
23/07/2015 - France - CHINa - US - UK - Germany

France outstrips Britain, Germany in Fortune 500 big companies list

France outstripped both Germany and the UK in the annual Fortune 500 list of the world's largest companies this year. Top of the list was the US but China is catching up fast.

The Westgate shopping mall, which was reopened on 18 July
21/07/2015 - KENYA

Shebab, security overshadow Obama Kenya visit

US President Barack Obama will visit Kenya this weekend, his first visit as head of state to the country where his father was born.
Israeli Prime MinisterBenyamin Netanyahu speaking at the UN in 2012 about a possible Iranian nuclear deal.
20/07/2015 - Israel - united states

US 's Ashton to reassure Netanyahu on Iran nuclear deal on Israel visit

US Defence Secretary Ashton Carter has arrived in Israel on Monday in a bid to ease concerns over the recent nuclear deal with Iran.

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari arrives Washington DC shaking hand with spokesman Shehu Garba
20/07/2015 - Nigeria - United States

Nigerian anti-gay activists fear Obama pressure on Buhari during US visit

Nigerian opponents of gay rights vowed to defend the country’s anti-gay laws as President Muhammadu Buhari met his United States counterpart Barack Obama in Washington DC on Monday.