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Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has met with Cuban President Raul Castro in Havana. The meeting was followed by signings of around 30 agreements on economic cooperation in such areas as science, agriculture, industry, energy, public health and environmental.

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Hong Kong becomes 'sponge city' to stop floods

China is exploring the idea of building “sponge cities” to solve the problem of urban flooding. Hong Kong has used the concept in a decade of infrastructure upgrades.

Kenya launches campaign against ivory trade

Kenyan delegates are gearing up for the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora 2016. The country is set to push measures for the protection of elephants.

Boko Haram leader Abubarak Shekau appears on video after reports of his death

The leader of the Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram has resurfaced in a new video rejecting the Nigerian army's claim he had been 'fatally wounded' in an air strike.

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