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World Nov 21, 2018

Boko Haram attacks leave 53 dead in pre-election show of force

Boko Haram jihadis have killed 53 soldiers and farmers in three days of attacks in northeastern Nigeria, security sources said Tuesday, in a new show of force ahead of February elections in the West African country. Despite the government's insistence that Boko Haram is near ...

U.S. Congress returns to new dynamic and GOP shutdown threat

World / Politics Nov 13, 2018

U.S. Congress returns to new dynamic and GOP shutdown threat

Congress returns to a changed political landscape Tuesday as newly-elected lawmakers arrive in Washington, the parties elect new leadership and incumbents square off for one final legislative sprint before House Democrats take power. Voters swept away eight years of House Republican control in last week's ...

Ukraine separatists elect leaders in defiance of West

World / Politics Nov 12, 2018

Ukraine separatists elect leaders in defiance of West

Separatist leaders in Russian-backed areas of eastern Ukraine on Monday looked set for an expected political victory, according to preliminary results from polls condemned as illegal by Kiev and Western countries. Elections in the Donetsk and Lugansk "People's Republics," controlled by separatists since breaking away ...