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DAKAR/YAOUNDE (Reuters) - On the morning of April 24, Fritz Takang became so breathless he could barely walk across the cramped cell he shared with 60 inmates at the main prison in Cameroon's capital, Yaounde.
(Reuters) - The death of African American George Floyd in the United States, after a police officer pressed a knee into his neck while detaining him, has triggered worldwide protests against racism and brutality.
MANILA (Reuters) - The opposition leader put in charge of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs said on Friday it was time to reassess a campaign that was fraught with senseless killings and had failed to curtail a staggering rise in addiction.
LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Reports of domestic violence increase significantly on days of certain football matches, according to a Scottish study published on Friday.
PRETORIA (Reuters) - As Oscar Pistorius spent his first day behind bars this week, a suspected child rapist and murderer went on trial at the same Pretoria court in a case that has also provoked fierce debate about crime and punishment in post-apartheid South Africa.
ENNERDALE South Africa (Reuters) - In many countries, protesters throwing rocks, torching government buildings and blocking roads with burning tyres on an almost daily basis would strike fear into the ruling party in the run-up to an election.
LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - U.S. cable news network CNN came under withering criticism last week as it chose to stick with the George Zimmerman murder trial while Egypt's military ousted the elected president, an event teased in a small box during the network's trial coverage.