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Survivors of plane crash that wiped out football team undergo operations

Seventy-one people died in the plane crash.


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.”


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.


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.


South Korean President offers to resign

The president has been facing political storm over alleged cronyism.


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…”


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.

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South Africa’s scandal-plagued Zuma to face ANC integrity panel

Mr. Zuma’s meeting with the ANC commission is expected to be held on Dec. 3 behind closed doors.


Fidel Castro is to be cremated, brother confirms

Mr. Castro died on Saturday.


Former Cuban leader, Fidel Castro, dies

Mr. Castro transformed Cuba from a playground for rich Americans into a symbol of resistance to Washington.


Trump Election: Wisconsin Elections Commission ready for recount of presidential votes

There are concerns over the credibility of the election in the battleground states where Clinton lost to Trump.


Lufthansa flights grounded for third day

Lufthansa said some 830 more flights would be cancelled.

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Two dead, 4 injured in U.S. Thanksgiving Day shooting

Police are still searching for possible suspects.

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U.S. Green Party files for votes recount, raises $4.5 million

There are concerns of statistical anomalies in three states.

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EU Parliament wants freeze of Turkey membership talks

“Turkey is an important partner of the EU. But in partnerships, the will to cooperate has to be two-sided.”

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At least 73 people killed in suicide attack in Iraq

Most of the passengers in the buses were Shiite Iranian pilgrims coming from the city of Karbala.


South Africa’s biggest union group backs Ramaphosa to succeed Zuma

Zuma is expected to stand down as African National Congress, ANC, president at a party conference in December 2017.

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Obama thanks Americans for trusting him

The president begins to wind down on his presidency.


Clinton’s lead over Trump now over 2 million popular votes

Much of that lead was generated by California, where Clinton had 3.7 million more votes than Trump.