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14 Nov
In a new documentary titled The Making of Rocky vs. Drago, Stallone described being flown to an intensive care unit after filming with Dolph Lundgren for the 1985 sports drama.
28 Aug
The economic downturn triggered by the coronavirus pandemic has caused more children to die, according to the World Bank. New York City will require all public school teachers to get vaccinated. Follow DW for more.
6 Aug
A UN World Health Organization (WHO) report has revealed that hundreds of health workers and patients have been killed or injured in the last few years.
21 Jun
Nigeria’s renowned architect, Fola Alade died on Saturday at the age of 87 according to a statement released by his family. Alade was the brain behind architectural masterpieces including the 1004 Housing Estate, Victoria Island, Lagos; the National Stadium, Lagos; and the Remembrance Arcade, Tafawa Balewa Square.
11 Feb
The famous German coach will not be able to attend his mother's funeral because of pandemic restrictions.
17 Nov 2020
Walid al-Moallem, a top diplomat and confidante of President Bashar al-Assad, died following years of poor health and heart problems. No immediate details were offered on the cause of death.
24 Sep 2020
Rescuers believe it is the largest number of stranding-related deaths ever recorded in Australia. Around 30 whales beached off the west coast of Tasmania are thought to still be alive.
16 Jul 2020
Tolulope Arotile, the first female combat helicopter pilot in the Nigerian Air Force, died on Tuesday as a result of head injuries sustained in a road traffic accident in the northwestern Nigerian state of Kaduna.
31 May 2020
Here is why you should pick up a copy of The Guardian on Monday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the on Monday.⁣ ⁣
31 May 2020
Trigger-happy officers of the Nigeria Police struck again in Lagos. The victim this time was 17-year-old Tina Ezekwe who, sadly, died on 28 May 2020, two days after she was shot and an adult who thankfully survived. ⁣⁣ Police authorities say the officers behind the shooting and killing are already in custody and will be arraigned in court “if found culpable.”⁣⁣
2 May 2020
Pioneering Nigerian drummer Tony Allen, a co-founder of the Afrobeat musical genre, died in Paris on Thursday aged 79, his manager says. Eric Trosset told NPR radio that he had died of a heart attack.
27 Apr 2020
Here is why you should pick a copy of The Guardian on Tuesday. Find these stories and much more when you grab a copy of The Guardian on the newsstands on Tuesday.

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