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Two Americans, two Canadians freed after kidnapping in Nigeria: police

Two Americans and two Canadians have been freed after being kidnapped in the northern Nigerian state of Kaduna, a police ...
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Tunisian forces kill top aide of Al Qaeda leader in Maghreb: official

Tunisian security forces have killed a top aide of Abu Musab Abdul Wadud, the leader of Al Qaeda in the Islamic ...
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As Trump begins second year, women stage nationwide protests

Hundreds of thousands of women and their male supporters turned out on Saturday for the second Women’s March, a nationwide ...
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UN: 10000 Anglophone Cameroonian refugees have fled to Nigeria

With the number of people fleeing English-speaking areas of Cameroon for Nigeria growing, UNHCR, the UN Refugee Agency, is increasingly ...
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Egypt’s President says he will stand for re-election in 2018

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said Friday he would stand in a presidential election due to take place in March ...
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ANC begins push to remove Zuma from scandal-hit presidency

South Africa's ruling ANC party said Saturday it would "act decisively" to rebuild its reputation, as local media reported that ...
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After two-year wait, Uganda gets its new cancer machine

Uganda's only radiotherapy machine was officially replaced Friday, nearly two years after the previous one broke down, giving hope to ...
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Ivory Coast court sentences former Gbagbo minister to 15 years

A court in Ivory Coast has sentenced a former adviser to ex-President Laurent Gbagbo to 15 years in jail for ...
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Brazil football legend Pele rushed to hospital after collapsing

In Summary: Brazil football legend Pele, 77, treated in hospital after collapsing due to 'severe exhaustion' Brazil legend Pele, now ...
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Zimbabwe President Announces First Post-Mugabe Elections

Zimbabwe's president says elections will be in May or June, as he faces pressure at home and abroad to deliver ...
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Uganda’s Museveni vows to sign death warrants again after 19 years

Uganda's president said Thursday he will sign the first death warrants in nearly two decades to create fear among criminals ...
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South Africa’s government to slash water in Cape Town amid scarcity

The South African city of Cape Town will slash residents' water allowance to 50 litres a day from next month ...
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US police arrest two boys for killing 500k bees

Police in United States have arrested two boys for allegedly vandalising a honey business in the US state of Iowa ...
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Britain and France sign new treaty over migrants, Calais

France and Britain signed a new treaty Thursday aimed at speeding up asylum applications for migrants entitled to claim refuge ...
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New Zealand Prime Minister reveals she is pregnant

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Friday she was pregnant with her first child, and planned to take ...
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Eight dead as deadly storm hits Netherlands and Germany

Eight people including two firefighters have been killed in storm-related accidents as hurricane-strength winds tear across northern Europe. Both firefighters ...
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US couple deny torturing ‘shackled siblings’

The parents accused of holding their 13 children in shackles at a California home have pleaded not guilty. David Turpin, ...
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Zimbabwe opposition leader Roy Bennett killed in U.S. helicopter crash

Exiled Zimbabwe opposition leader Roy Bennett and four other people were killed in a helicopter crash in a remote northern ...
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Somalia’s al Shabaab denies forcibly recruiting children to fight

Somalia’s Islamist militant group al Shabaab on Thursday denied that it was threatening and abducting civilians to hand over their ...
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Pregnant dead woman ‘gives birth’ in coffin

A rural community is stunned and baffled after a dead woman gave birth inside a coffin. The bizarre “coffin birth” ...
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