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Ivory Coast: Shooting spreads to Abidjan

The mutiny by soldiers in Ivory Coast demanding wage increases and bonuses has spread to Abidjan, the commercial capital.. The shooting started in the second largest city of Boauke and Korhogo this morning, “Shooting has started in our camp too …

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U.S. Intelligence Official Insists Russia Hacked Election

A top U.S. intelligence official told the Congress on Thursday he was “even more resolute” in his belief that Russia staged cyber attacks on Democrats in the 2016 election campaign, despite skepticism from Republican President-elect Donald Trump about findings on …

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Anti-Jammeh radio station shut in Gambia

The authorities in The Gambia have shut down a popular radio station critical of long-serving ruler Yahya Jammeh. A BBC report said that intelligence agents ordered Teranga FM’s closure without giving reasons, said Emil Touray, the head of the Gambia …

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Stay strong till I assume office, Trump tells Israel

United States President-elect Donald Trump has urged Israel to “stay strong” until he assumes office next month. He also said Israel had been treated with “disdain and disrespect” – and this must end. It is his latest unprecedented outburst on …

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Status Quo’s Rick Parfitt dies aged 68

Status Quo guitarist Rick Parfitt has died in hospital in Spain aged 68, his manager has said. He died from a severe infection after being admitted to hospital on Thursday following complications to a shoulder injury. Parfitt had been due …

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Singer George Michael Dies

The statement by the star’s publicist reads: “It is with great sadness that we can confirm our beloved son, brother and friend George passed away peacefully at home over the Christmas period. “The family would ask that their privacy be …

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