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US, Britain and Norway Warn South Sudan Parties Over Cease-fire Violations

  JUBA — The United States, Britain and Norway have called on parties in South Sudan’s conflict to stop violating a cease-fire signed last month, their heads of mission in…

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UN Security Council Welcomes 6 New Members

  The U.N. Security Council has welcomed six new non-permanent members — Equatorial Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kuwait, the Netherlands, Peru, and Poland. The six new countries, voted on by the…

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Obama Misses ‘Fascinating’ Work of Presidency, Warns of ‘Different Realities’ Online

U.S. President Barack Obama told Britain’s Prince Harry one danger of the internet is “that people can have entirely different realities” and surround themselves in information that “reinforces their current…

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Congo Watches for Rebels Among South Sudan Refugees

ABA, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO —  Since South Sudan’s government captured a rebel base last week in the country’s southwest, hundreds of refugees have poured into Democratic Republic of Congo….

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Liberians Await Vote Tally in Presidential Election

Liberians cast their ballots Tuesday in a runoff election to select their next president. Now they await the final vote tally, which could take days. Former soccer star George Weah…

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As Putin seethes over Olympic ban, doping whistleblower fears for his life

The whistleblower who exposed Russia’s systematic doping of Olympic athletes has been warned by U.S. officials that Russian agents may be inside the United States looking for him and that…

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Venezuela May Free Activists, Expel Foreign Diplomats

Venezuela’s leftist government may release 80 anti-government activists, and expel two senior diplomats from Canada and Brazil after criticism over rights, an official said on Saturday. Delcy Rodriguez, head of…

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London Zoo Fire: 1 Aardvark Dead, 4 Meerkats Presumed Dead

A fire at the London Zoo that broke out before opening time has left one aardvark dead and four meerkats missing and presumed dead.     A fire at the…

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