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Nigeria election 2019: Voting postponed for a week

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Election officials said logistical issues made going ahead with the vote "no longer feasible" Nigeria's presidential and parliamentary elections have been delayed for a week.The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) made the announcement just five hours before the polls were due to open on Saturday."Proceeding with the election as scheduled…
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Aurora shooting: Five dead in Illinois workplace attack

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPolice said the gunman was an ex-employeeFive people were killed and several others injured when a gunman opened fire at an industrial park in the US state of Illinois, police there say.The gunman was also killed during an exchange of fire with police officers, a police spokeswoman…
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Eskom crisis: Why the lights keep going out in South Africa

Image copyright AFP Image caption Supporters of the governing ANC party protest against the power cuts in Soweto township South African homes, offices and businesses have endured a week of daily power cuts, designed to prevent a total collapse of the overstretched electricity grid.The use of scheduled blackouts, or load shedding, is not new in…
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South Africa warrant for businessman Ajay Gupta cancelled

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ajay Gupta (L) - pictured here with his brother Atul and Duduzane Zuma - has denied any wrongdoing South African authorities have said that controversial businessman Ajay Gupta is no longer wanted by police.An arrest warrant for Mr Gupta, issued in February 2018 for corruption charges, was cancelled on…
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General Joseph Votel breaks rank with Trump over Syria

Image copyright EPA Image caption Joseph Votel is the top general overseeing US military actions in the Middle East As President Donald Trump is due to declare the end of Islamic State (IS), the top US general in the Middle East says he disagrees with the decision.Gen Joseph Votel told CNN that IS militants were…
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Pulwama attack: India will 'completely isolate' Pakistan

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe blast took place on a heavily guarded highwayIndia has said it will ensure the "complete isolation" of Pakistan after a suicide bomber killed 46 paramilitary police in Indian-administered Kashmir.It claims to have "incontrovertible evidence" of its neighbour's involvement but has not provided it.Pakistan denies any role…