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French president splits from first lady

Francois Hollande, the French president, has announced his separation Valerie Trierweiler, France's first lady, following a media storm over allegations he is having an affair with an actress.

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Death of 2 Nigerian students in Ukraine causes uproar

ABUJA—Two Nigerian students at the Donetsk National Technical University, Ukraine, have died, after what the Ministry of Foreign Affairs sources described as circumstances bothering on alleged negligence on the part of the hospital authorities where they were admitted for treatment.

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South Sudan refugees seek shelter in Uganda

Elegu, Uguanda - Akech Garang wears an expressionless face. She is drained and worn out. She has not seen her two children, two girls aged 12 and 13, and their father since the fighting broke out in South Sudan in mid December.

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Nigeria Gets First Standard Gauge Rail Line

THE long awaited Ajaokuta, Kogi State/Aladja, Delta State standard gauge rail line has been completed and ready for passengers use as it becomes the first standard gauge rail line in Nigeria and the West African sub-region.

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FG to establish 9,000 strong Army Division in S’South

ABUJA— A new Army Division would soon be set up for the Niger Delta region to safeguard the nation’s economic and territorial assets in the South-South, and contain future threats to the nation’s boundaries with Cameroon, other countries and the Gulf of Guinea area.

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73,000 dead in Syria in 2013

BEIRUT (AFP) – More than 73,000 people were killed in Syria in 2013, the bloodiest year yet in the brutal civil war that began in March 2011, an NGO said on Wednesday.

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