21 November 2014 Last updated at 19:08

Deadly stadium stampede in Zimbabwe

Eleven people have been killed in a stampede after a religious service in a stadium in Zimbabwe, police say.


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France's President Francois Hollande says he will travel to the West African country of Guinea, one of the worst affected by the Ebola epidemic.

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The funeral is held in Uganda of a boy of two, who was run over by a council vehicle after his mother was arrested for selling fruit.

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