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Here Is What Happened Today: Friday

Everybody’s talking about the funeral of the Chada brothers, the SUSI grant system and a worldwide travel alert for US citizens.

NEED TO CATCH up? brings you a roundup of today’s news…

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Pic: AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi

#TRAVEL ALERT: The State Department in Washington has issued a worldwide travel alert for all US citizens amid concerns about a threat from Al Qaeda.

#CHILD DEATH: A Polish mother and her partner have been jailed for 30 years after they systematically starved and beat their four-year-old son to death.

#ZIMBABWE: Robert Mugabe’s party has won a two-thirds majority in the country’s parliament amid accusations of the vote being a “huge farce”. [BBC]



The birth registration of the Prince George of Cambridge has been released. We had a little chuckle at the occupations of parents, William and Kate:

Pic: Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire

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