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US Embassy evacuates staff from South Sudan

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The U.S. Embassy in the South Sudanese capital Juba has ordered the evacuation of more staff from the country, where more than 1,000 people have been killed in three weeks of fighting between rebels and government troops.

Beirut hit by yet another bombing

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A powerful explosion shook southern Beirut, a stronghold of Shi'ite group Hezbollah, on Thursday and smoke was seen rising from the area, residents said.    

HACKER SUCCESSFULLY TOOK OVER BBC SERVER

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A hacker secretly took over a computer server at the BBC, Britain's public broadcaster, and then launched a Christmas Day campaign to convince other cyber criminals to pay him for access to the system.

CHINA: Police kill 8 during terrorist attack

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Chinese police shot dead eight people during a terrorist attack in the western region of Xinjiang on Monday, the government said, raising the death toll from violent clashes there to at least 35 since November.

SUICIDE BOMBER KILLS 10

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A bomb blast ripped a trolleybus apart in Volgograd on Monday, killing at least 10 people in the second deadly attack in the southern city in two days and raising fears of further violence as Russia prepares to host the Winter Olympics.  

LOCUST PLAGUE HITS YEMEN

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Locusts swarming across Yemen have eaten up crops and made farmers suffer.

ARAB LEADERS MEET OVER PALESTINIAN-ISRAEL PEACE NEGOTIATIONS

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Arab Foreign Ministers kicked off an extraordinary meeting on Saturday at the Arab League's headquarters in Cairo on recent developments in Palestinian-Israeli peace negotiations.

THAILAND PROTEST UPDATE: PROTESTERS PREVENT CANDIDATES' REGISTRATION

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Anti-government demonstrators in Thailand yesterday surrounded the stadium where candidates were due to register to stand in February's elections. 

Central African Republic: Protesters blame France for worsening the situation

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Demonstrators streamed through the streets of the Central African Republic (CAR) on Sunday to claim French peacekeepers, ostensibly trying to disarm groups of rival gunmen following a wave of killings, were actually dividing the already at-odds Muslims and Christian communities.

Tension trails Madagascar's recently concluded presidential elections

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European Union (EU) observers say Madagascar's recent presidential elections were free, credible and transparent.

Train Derails in Kenya

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A cargo train derailed in the Kibera slum district of Nairobi, Kenya, on Sunday morning. The train was rolling through the area on its way to Uganda when on sunday morning, the train derailed, falling on its side and crushing dwellings built too close beside the rails.

SOUTH SUDAN CRISIS: Indian government demands justice for the two Indian soldiers

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The bodies of two Indian soldiers who were part of the United Nations peacekeeping force in South Sudan and were killed last week when a U.N. base in South Sudan was overrun by armed youths arrived for cremation in New Delhi on Monday.

1000 Nigerians to be deported from Saudi Arabia

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Over one thousand Nigerians are to be deported from Saudi Arabia in the next twenty four hours.

WOOLWICH MURDER: Michael Adebolajo and Michael Adebowale found guilty!

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The two men who were arrested on site for the murder of British soldier, Lee Rigby have been found guilty by the British court.

DIPLOMAT'S STRIP SEARCH: INDIA WITHDRAWS PRIVILEGES FOR US DIPLOMATS

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India urged the United States to withdraw a visa fraud case against one of its diplomats in New York on Thursday, suggesting U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's expression of regret over her treatment while in custody was not enough.

Key members of Obama's inner circle consider quitting

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President Barack Obama's deputy chief of staff Rob Nabors, a key figure in fiscal talks with Congress, is considering leaving the White House next year, according to sources familiar with the matter.

Israeli forces kill member of Palestinian Security Force

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Israeli troops shot and killed a member of the Palestinian security forces they wanted to arrest in the central West Bank town of Qalqilya on Thursday, the Israeli military said.

Suicide Bomber kills 10 in Baghdad

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 A suicide bomber killed at least ten Shi'ite Muslim pilgrims on Thursday in a mainly Sunni neighborhood of southern Baghdad, police sources said.  

Russia cautions Syrian President on re-election announcement

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A Russian diplomat signaled on Thursday that Syrian President Bashar al-Assad should refrain from statements suggesting he might seek re-election because it could fuel tension before planned peace talks.

Indian Diplomat strip-searched by US authorities

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The U.S. attorney in Manhattan defended on Wednesday the treatment of an Indian diplomat who was strip-searched after her arrest last week on charges of underpaying her nanny, a case that has strained U.S.-Indian relations.