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A group of 10 climbers are aiming to make history in a sport not known for its diversity as they look to be the first all-Black team to climb Mount Everest. Kenyan mountaineer James Kagambi is among the group, with the other nine members of the team being Americans.

At 62, Mr Kagambi is the oldest in the team of experienced mountaineers. He has summitted all the highest peaks in Africa, as well as the highest point in four continents, and hopes to become the first African to achieve all seven.

Scientists have presented a stunningly preserved leg of a dinosaur. The limb, complete with skin, is just one of a series of remarkable finds emerging from the Tanis fossil site in the US State of North Dakota. But it's not just their exquisite condition that's turning heads - it's what these ancient specimens purport to represent.

Jamaica is on the verge of receiving up to US$30 million dollar in investments following a high profiled meeting between Jamaican Prime Minister Andrew Holness and US Vice-President Kamala Harris.

It was the first of a series of meetings in the US capital; Washington DC. In the meeting the Vice-President announced a US$20 million investment in Jamaica to boost commerce and US$10 million towards investment in human capital and a violence reduction programme for at-risk youth.

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If there’s any country in the world where initial perception is totally contradicted by reality, then this is it.

The DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga, the World Jewish Congress and the Central Council of Jews in Germany will hold an event next week on combating antisemitism. The all-day conference, “Antisemitism and Professional Football: Challenges, Opportunities, Network” (Antisemitismus und Profifußball: Herausforderungen, Chancen, Netzwerk), will take place Wednesday, March 30, at SIGNAL IDUNA PARK, home to Bundesliga club Borussia Dortmund. 

San Franners are being asked to tackle pollution by ditching plastic during the SailGP race weekend. The Japan SailGP Team is calling on San Francisco residents to take the ‘plastic promise’ in a bid to combat plastic pollution during the race. 

The Japan entry in sailing’s pinnacle league currently sits third in the SailGP championship heading into the San Francisco race on 26 – 27 March with 51 points. 

Madeleine Albright, a Czech immigrant who went on to become the first female secretary of state in US history, has died aged 84.

A long-time foreign policy veteran, Albright became America's top diplomat in 1997 during the Clinton government. Often hailed as "a champion of democracy", she was instrumental in efforts to end ethnic cleansing in Kosovo.

The president of Turkey, South Korea’s prime minister and other officials inaugurated a massive suspension bridge Friday over the Dardanelles Strait that connects the European and Asian shores of the key waterway. With a 2,023-meter (6,637 feet) span between its towers, the “1915 Canakkale Bridge” becomes the world’s longest suspension bridge, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge created a mass stir when they visited the neighbourhood of Trench Town, in Kingston - where international reggae legend Bob Marley grew up. As part of the royal couple’s Caribbean tour, during their stop-off in Jamaica, and whilst in the St. Andrew’s parish, The Duke – Prince Williams – played football with some of the locals, with a special appearance made by Jamaica-born England international, Raheem Sterling before visiting the Trench Town Culture Yard museum - which celebrates reggae music.

The United States House of Representatives passed the CROWN Act, which would ban hair-related discrimination on March 18th 2022. Measure H.R. 2116 passed 235-189 in a vote along party lines - which was introduced by Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman, Democrat – New Jersey.

“CROWN” stands for Creating a Respectful and Open World for Natural Hair, and the act prohibits “discrimination based on an individual’s texture or style of hair.” The bill now heads to the U.S. Senate for consideration, debate and a vote.

With the aid of a loud speaker, Kayemba Stephen's voice booms out above the noise of the traffic and bustle as people make their way to work in this busiest part of Uganda's capital, Kampala.

"Receive Jesus today!" the preacher, known on the streets as Sulphur Teacher, urges passers-by with a swagger as if he believes everyone is closely listening to what he has to say.

A new Bottega Prosecco Bar has opened in the Extra-Schengen departure area of Venice Airport. Bottega’s quality food service format lands in the lagoon city, where the concept originated with the aim to evoke the tradition of Venetian bacari.

Travellers will therefore have the opportunity to taste Bottega wines in combination with some gastronomic specialities of the Venetian and Italian tradition.

An Indian man has received several offers of help after a video of him running home from work went viral. The video was shot by filmmaker Vinod Kapri, who offered a lift to the 19-year-old Pradeep Mehra as he ran past his car.

But Mr Mehra turned down the offer, saying he ran around 10km (six miles) every night to keep himself in shape to join the Indian Army. The video has more than 6 million views so far.

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has been told to apologise for what was called utterly distasteful and insulting remarks after linking the invasion of Ukraine by Russia with the UK’s relationship with the European Union.

At the Conservative Party spring conference in Blackpool, the PM said that it was the instinct of the people of this country, like the people of Ukraine, to choose freedom, with the Brexit vote a “famous recent example”.

The hijab, according to a recent landmark Indian court ruling, has something to do with culture but certainly not with religion. A three-judge bench in the southern state of Karnataka upheld a government ban on the headscarf in schools and colleges on the grounds that wearing it was not essential to Islam.