Perth ovarian cancer survivor gives voice to ignored cause (The West Australian)

Perth ovarian cancer survivor gives voice to ignored cause (The West Australian)

Emma Bergmeier-Varian –The West Australianon October 12, 2016, 9:40 am Taking to the stage at A Night on the Swan to aid ovarian cancer research will be a poignant moment for singer- songwriter Nat Ripepi. Five years after doctors diagnosed her with ovarian cancer and said she had less than a 50 per cent chance of living to see the end of this year, the Mt Lawley musician, who is now cancer free, has plenty to celebrate. “I feel very lucky I beat the odds,” she toldAAA . “My surgeon…

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Adil Rashid stars as England limit Bangladesh to 277 in crunch ODI (AFP)

Adil Rashid stars as England limit Bangladesh to 277 in crunch ODI (AFP)

AFPon October 12, 2016, 9:39 pm Adil Rashid stars as England limit Bangladesh to 277 in crunch ODI Chittagong (Bangladesh) (AFP) – Leg spinner Adil Rashid claimed a one-day international career-best four for 43 as England restricted Bangladesh to 277-6 in the series decider in Chittagong on Wednesday. Rashid took full advantage of a turning wicket which remained under cover for two days due to rain and picked up his second four-wicket-haul in the final game of a three-match series which is currently tied 1-1. The 28-year-old Yorkshireman derailed Bangladesh’s…

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First female in Somalia's history to run for president

First female in Somalia's history to run for president

Posted October 13, 2016 00:46:08 Video: Refugee Fadumo Dayib says she has spent 26 years watching Somalia from the sidelines. (The World) Related Story: Twin suicide bombings target Somalia peacekeeping base Related Story: At least 11 people killed in Somalia presidential palace attack Somalian presidential elections are set to take place at the end of November, and among the 18 candidates is Fadumo Dayib — the first female in the country’s history to run for president. Ms Dayib, 44, is a refugee from Mogadishu, whose family sold everything for her…

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