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Ethiopian Armed Opposition Group Ginbot 7 Suspends Attacks

Ethiopian opposition group Ginbot 7 has said that it will cease armed attacks in the country following reforms announced by the new government.

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UN: Rule Of Law ‘Virtually Absent' In Venezuela

Security forces in Venezuela have carried out hundreds of unjustified killings without any apparent consequences, the United Nations has said in a new report, drawing a rejection from government officials in Caracas..

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GANNOS To Conduct Census On Stateless, Undocumented Individuals

KOTA KINABALU -- A government affiliate called Gabungan NGOs Negeri Sabah (GANNOS) will conduct a census on about 800,000 individuals in the state who claim to be stateless or do not possess any identification document.

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Man Detained After Bomb Scare At London’s Charing Cross Rail Station

Charing Cross rail terminal in London was evacuated after reports of a man on the tracks who claimed to have an explosive device, the British Transport Police said. The suspect was swiftly detained by officers.

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Turkey Detains 14 Daesh Suspects Ahead Of Elections

ANKARA -- Turkish authorities on Friday detained 14 suspected Daesh members who were preparing an attack ahead of Sunday's elections, Xinhua news agency reported, citing state-run Anadolu news agency.

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S. Korea, N. Korea Start Talks On Reunion Of Separated Families

SEOUL -- Officials from South Korea and North Korea on Friday held talks on humanitarian issues, including the reunion of families separated by the inter-Korean border, Xinhua news agency reported.

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White Pupils Lag Behind Because They Lack Immigrant Families’ ‘Drive,’ Ofsted Chief Says

White working-class children in disadvantaged communities are failing to perform as well as their ethnic-minority classmates because they lack the “drive” of immigrant families to succeed, the Ofsted chief has said.

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Greek Financial Markets Rally On Debt Relief Deal

ATHENS, Greece  — Greece’s government borrowing costs have dropped and the stock market is rallying on news that the country’s creditors have agreed to debt relief measures that pave the way for an end to the nation’s eight-year bailout program in two months.

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16 Soldiers Killed As LNA Fights To Recapture Key Oil Ports In Libya

Libyan National Army

TRIPOLI -- Sixteen soldiers of Libya's eastern-based army were killed and 20 others were injured on Thursday in clashes after which they recaptured two oil ports from a rival militia group.

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Japan Volcano Featured In 'James Bond' Movie Erupts, Ejecting Smoke And Rocks

Pic: ReutersTOKYO: A Japanese volcano that figured in a 1960s James Bond movie erupted explosively on Friday for the first time since April, sending smoke thousands of meters into the air, less than a week after a strong earthquake shook the country’s west.

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