Last update: 2018-01-17 10:42:09
The deadly African gold rush fuelled by people smugglers' promises. Sudanese refugees in northern Chad are risking their lives to mine the precious ore in a desperate bid to secure a new life in Europe, @newsandpics on the Guardian.
The Gulf and the game: Qatar may ask Iran for help in hosting the World Cup. The tiny emirate is behind in its preparations for the tournament (the Economist - Paywall).
Muslim county in China bans children from religious events over break. School students in Linxia county in Gansu province, home to many members of the Muslim Hui ethnic minority, are prohibited from entering religious buildings over their break (Reuters).
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