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China lodges protest after Trump call with Taiwan president

China blames Taiwan for the “petty” call.

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Gambian President Yahya Jammeh loses presidential election

Adama Barrow defeated the Gambian ruler by over 50,000 votes.

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Opposition candidate leads vote count in Gambia

The opposition has won 75 per cent of counter votes so far.

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Wrongly executed man acquitted by top Chinese court

Another man admitted to the crime, 21 years after the execution of another person.

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Trump acknowledges African-Americans’ support, pledges to unite America

“We are not going to be divided for long, I have always brought people together; I know you find that hard to believe.”

Green Party presidential nominee Jill Stein announces the formation of an exploratory committee to seek the Green Party's presidential nomination again in 2016. during an event at the National Press Club February 6, 2015 in Washington, DC. Photo by Olivier Douliery/Sipa USA

U.S. votes recount: Stein concludes filing for Michigan, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania

Ms. Stein raised about $6.7 million through crowdfunding.

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Gambia blocks internet as voters elect president

Three candidates including the incumbent are seeking election.

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Morocco accuses Dlamini-Zuma of blocking its bid to rejoin AU

Morocco left the AU 32 years ago.

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Russia deploys warships near Crimea for Ukrainian missile tests

“Their equipment is designed in the first instance to shoot down heavy anti-ship missiles and cruise missiles.”

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Trump to severe business ties, focus on U.S. presidency

“The Presidency is a far more important task!” the president-elect said.

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UN Chief asks President Mahama, opposition to defuse tensions ahead of Ghana poll

The election holds December 9.

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India court orders cinemas to play national anthem

While the anthem is on, all theatre exits will be closed.

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Survivors of plane crash that wiped out football team undergo operations

Seventy-one people died in the plane crash.

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U.S. expresses concern over violence in Cameroon

“We are also concerned over the recent Cameroonian government’s actions to restrict free expression and peaceful assembly.”

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Uganda rejects Amnesty’s accusation of extra-judicial killings

“Many people appear to have been summarily shot dead,” Amnesty International said.

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South Africa’s ANC rejects call for Zuma’s resignation

“The NEC did not support the call for the President to step down.”

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Police shut down 4,500 websites selling fake products

The operation targeted websites in 27 countries.

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Nine Philippine troops including president’s guards hit by blast

The troops were part of an advance party ahead of the visit of President Rodrigo Duterte to the area.

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South Korean President offers to resign

The president has been facing political storm over alleged cronyism.

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30 killed as villagers stand up to al-Shabaab in Somalia

“Locals, including nomadic people, took up arms against al-Shabaab fighters who want to loot their resources…”

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Trump accuses Clinton of reneging on concession speech

Mrs. Clinton had assured she would accept the result of the election.

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Obama: History will judge Castro’s ‘enormous impact’

The U.S. president condoles with the Cuban people.