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Trump Could Be 'Natural Ally' for Syria

Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad on his hopes for US President-elect Donald Trump.

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad says it is "dubious" whether US President-elect Donald Trump can "live up to his promises", but he believes Mr Trump could become a "natural ally", were he to fulfill his campaign pledge to fight terrorism.

A group of athletes have taken salt water swimming to extremes by crossing the Dead Sea, also known as the Salt Sea. Their goal was simple: to highlight the fact that it may be disappearing altogether.

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Wed 16 Nov 2016 05:06GMT

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  • Wed 16 Nov 2016 05:06GMT

Spotlight on the DRC

Spotlight on the DRC

News, views and stories from the Democratic Republic of Congo