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Nigerians vote for president amid fears of Boko Haram, political violence

Nigerians vote for president amid fears of Boko Haram, political violence

Nigerians went to the polls on Saturday in what looks set to be the first genuine electoral contest since the end of military rule in 1999, in which an opposition candidate has a fighting chance of unseating the incumbent, President Goodluck Jonathan ...

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Nigerians vote for president amid fears of Boko Haram, political violence Saudi-led campaign strikes Yemen's Sanaa, Morocco joins alliance Somalia Shebab militants launch major assault on Mogadishu hotel Sierra Leone in new anti-Ebola lockdown Boko Haram fighters told to 'kill wives' as troops take its 'HQ' Anti-government forces advance on southern Yemen

Middle East

Al-Qaida in Syria seizes large parts of northern city Saudi-led campaign strikes Yemen's Sanaa, Morocco joins alliance Yemeni leader Hadi leaves country as Saudi Arabia keeps up air strikes Anti-government forces advance on southern Yemen Yemen calls on Arab neighbours for military intervention against Houthi rebels Netanyahu apologizes to Arab Israelis for remarks

Europe

Co-pilot hid sick note for day of Alps plane crash Power restored in Dutch capital Amsterdam after cut causes airline chaos French court OKs media access to Sarkozy's campaign files amid suspicions of illegal funding Co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing Germanwings jet Investigators seek clues into German Airbus crash in French Alps EU, Cuba to speed up talks, seek deal by end of 2015

Asia - Pacific

Singapore's founding father Lee Kuan Yew dies at 91 China, Japan, South Korea hold first FM talks for three years Magical views from top of the world for solar eclipse US teen on trial over Bali suitcase murder gives birth Food shortage fears for Vanuatu islands devastated by Cyclone Pam Myanmar court jails three for insulting Buddhism

US & Canada

Obama agrees to slow US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan Magical views from top of the world for solar eclipse European negotiator denies claims Iran nuclear deal is close

Latin America & Caribbean

EU, Cuba to speed up talks, seek deal by end of 2015 Magical views from top of the world for solar eclipse Brazil's opposition calls for Rousseff probe in Petrobras scandal

South Asia

Obama agrees to slow US troop withdrawal from Afghanistan 600 Indian high school students expelled for cheating on exams Magical views from top of the world for solar eclipse

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Cyclone Pam hits Vanuatu

One of the Pacific Ocean's most powerful ever storms devastated the island nation of Vanuatu on Saturday, tearing off roofs, uprooting trees and killi ...

U.S. Ambassador to South Korea attacked in Seoul

U.S. ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert was slashed in the face by a Korean nationalist but was not seriously hurt during an attack at a breakfast ...

Barack Obama delivers State of the Union address to American people

US President Barack Obama delivered his 2015 State of the Union Address to Congress Tuesday laying out a new vision for what his administration terms ...

Taliban video shows handover of US soldier

The Taliban have released a video showing the handover of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl to U.S. forces in eastern Afghanistan.The 17-minute video, made public on ...

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Yemenisation Or Confederalisation Of Saudi Arabia?

As political crisis turns into civil war, Yemen’s embattled president, Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, has appealed for international help. 

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