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Colombia votes in presidential election

Voting is set to begin in Colombia’s tightly contested presidential race, which has been dominated by security, particularly peace negotiations with leftist guerrillas. Along with ...

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Protesters defy Thai military rulers’ warning

Protests mainly prompted by social media are occurring in Thailand’s capital Bangkok despite warnings by the country’s new military rulers. The generals overthrew the government ...

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Jacob Zuma begins second term as S’African president

South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma has been sworn into office for a second term, following his party’s victory at the polls. The African National Congress ...

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UN blacklists Boko Haram, imposes sanctions

The United Nations, on Thursday, blacklisted Boko Haram as an Al-Qaeda-linked terror group and imposed ...

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Corruption hinders Nigeria’s war against insurgency – US

The United States Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy and Human Rights, Sarah Sewall ...

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Boko Haram: US deploys 80 troops to Chad in search for abducted schoolgirls

The United States of America has deployed 80 troops to the Central African nation of Chad to assist ...

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WWE CEO Vince McMahon loses $350m in a day

Even for someone who is familiar with beatings, Vince McMahon could not have been prepared for the drubbing that he had in store last week. ...

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Turkey ends Soma mine disaster rescue, death toll 301

Turkey has called a halt to the Soma mine rescue operation after two more bodies were found, raising the death toll to 301. The bodies ...

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China evacuates workers after Vietnam deadly riots

The Chinese government has evacuated more than 3,000 of its nationals from Vietnam following a wave of anti-Chinese riots, Chinese media report. State-run Xinhua news ...

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Two planes nearly collide midair

Two commercial jets that nearly collided north of Hawaii last month were at altitudes assigned to them by air traffic controllers, the National Transportation Safety ...

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