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Jihadists attack key aid facility in northeast Nigeria

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Kano (Nigeria) - Heavily armed jihadists have carried out an "extremely violent" attack on a vital aid facility housing United Nations workers in northeast Nigeria, the UN said Monday.

Ivory Coast clears homes around airport after child stowaway’s death

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Authorities in Ivory Coast have evicted tens of thousands of people living near the country’s main airport in response to the death of a 14-year-old boy in the undercarriage of a plane earlier this month.

Exclusive: New Indian law to protect foreign investors to exclude tax demands – documents

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New legislation will improve protection for foreign investors in India by offering relief from possible policy changes but will uphold the state’s right to tax them, according to its draft and government documents seen by Reuters. 

UK PM Johnson defeated on Brexit legislation for first time since election

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British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s government was defeated in parliament on Monday for the first time since a December election, with the upper chamber voting in favour of a move to protect the rights of EU citizens in Britain after Brexit.
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Britain’s Prince Harry leaves for Canada on Monday evening: The Telegraph

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Britain’s Prince Harry is understood to have left the United Kingdom for Canada on Monday evening, to be reunited with his wife Meghan Markle and son Archie, The Telegraph reported.

Trump lawyers call for immediate acquittal in legal, political defense

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U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday rejected the Democratic-led House of Representatives’ impeachment charges and called for their immediate dismissal by the Republican-led Senate in a memo offering a legal and political case against his removal.

Egypt, Ethiopia, Sudan deadlocked over giant Nile dam, look to Washington talks

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Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan remained deadlocked after two days of talks in their disputes over a giant hydropower dam on the Nile though Cairo said it hoped the issues would be resolved by Jan. 15 in line with a deadline agreed with Washington.

Washington turns down Iraqi call to remove troops

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Washington on Friday spurned an Iraqi request to prepare to pull out its troops, amid heightened U.S.-Iranian tensions after the U.S. killing of an Iranian commander in Baghdad, and said it was exploring a possible expansion of NATO’s presence there.

Member of Kenya’s Akasha organization sentenced to 23 years in prison in U.S

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A U.S. judge on Friday sentenced Ibrahim Akasha, once a member of Kenya’s Akasha drug trafficking organization, to 23 years in prison after he pleaded guilty to trafficking heroin and methamphetamine and other crimes.

Extreme weather leaves Congo capital residents underwater

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Paulin Bolumbu thought his family lived a safe distance from the Congo River, but in November the water overran its banks by more than half a kilometer, inundating his corrugated iron house.