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  1. An ex-child soldier who has spent years risking his life to fight illegal mining and wildlife poaching in the Democratic Republic of Congo has been given a prestigious award that honours 'environmental defenders' around the world.
  2. It should prevent four in 10 cases of the disease, but it is the first "real world" trial.
  3. Kuki Gallmann, author of I Dreamed of Africa, is flown to hospital after an ambush.
  4. An Italian prosecutor tells a newspaper there is evidence of direct contact between the two.
  5. Mary Keitany breaks Paula Radcliffe's women's-only world record to win the London Marathon, while Daniel Wanjiru takes victory in the men's race.

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