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Africa's dietary crisis

–In Africa, urbanization has fueled an increase in processed food purchases, street foods and food from cheap restaurants -- which may contain high levels of saturated fats, salt and sugar.We estimate that one in three people has a poor diet," says lead author, Dr Lawrence Haddad, executive director at the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN).

Tech
Google Chromebooks now support Android apps

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images) (Photo : Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)Google Play Store can be accessed through the Chromebook as Google finally released an operating system that supports the process.This development paves way for users to run android apps on their Chrome units.

Sport
Europa League: Dundalk v Maccabi Tel-Aviv (Thurs)

Israel's most decorated club go into the Tallaght Stadium game after a 5-0 derby drubbing of their home city rivals Hapoel Tel Aviv at the weekend.But Kenny says his semi-professional Lilywhites are full of confidence after their 1-1 away draw with AZ Alkmaar.

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Formula 1 2017 season: Brazil, Canada & Germany races in doubt

The Brazilian, Canadian and German Grands Prix are all in doubt for the 2017 Formula 1 season.A statement released on Wednesday said: "The Brazilian Grand Prix Organisation took notice, with surprise, of the 2017 F1 calendar which shows the race to be confirmed.

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India conducts 'surgical strikes' against militants in Pakistan

NEW DELHI — India said Thursday it had conducted "surgical strikes" on suspected militants preparing to infiltrate from Pakistan-ruled Kashmir, raising tensions between the nuclear-armed neighbors.It marked the first direct military response to a deadly attack on an army base which India blames on Pakistan.

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China banned from buying donkeys

Niger recently became the latest African state to ban exports of donkeys, following a surge in sales to China.In August, Burkina Faso took the same step, after 45,000 donkeys were slaughtered in six months from a total population of 1.