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Famine-hit South Sudanese eat weeds and water lilies to survive

THONYOR, South Sudan, Feb 26 Like thousands of other South Sudanese families caught up in famine, Sara Dit and her 10 children are hiding from marauding gunmen in the swamps and islands of the river Nile.

6:53pm GMT

Pope says wants to make trip to South Sudan with Anglican leader

ROME, Feb 26 Pope Francis said on Sunday he wants to make a trip to South Sudan together with the head of the Anglican Church to bring attention to the suffering of people stricken by civil war and famine.

5:54pm GMT

UPDATE 3-Buffett upbeat on American business; Berkshire operating profit down

Feb 25 Warren Buffett on Saturday mounted a forceful and upbeat defense of the prospects for American business, as his Berkshire Hathaway Inc reported a higher quarterly profit though operating income fell.

25 Feb 2017

UPDATE 2-Brazil's GPA loses money for 7th straight quarter as restructuring bites

SAO PAULO, Feb 24 GPA SA posted a seventh consecutive quarterly loss on Friday as costs from a broad two-year restructuring continued to hamper results at Brazil's largest diversified retailer.

24 Feb 2017

Brazil's indigenous leaders push for Amazon land rights as Carnival kicks off

RIO DE JANEIRO, Feb 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - B razilian indigenous leaders left the Amazon rainforest for Rio de Janeiro to push for land rights on Friday, the opening day of the city's famous Carnival, as critics accused campaigners of politicizing one of the world's biggest parties.

24 Feb 2017
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Unilever PLC 3,773.00 +0.12%
British American Tobacco PLC 5,070.00 +0.20%
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