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China 'must stop' land reclamation

Media captionChina have been building islands in the South China Sea, a source of controversy China must stop land reclamation in disputed waters in the South China Sea, US President Barack Obama has said. He was speaking on the sidelines of an economic summit of Asia Pacific nations (Apec), which …

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Facebook activates Nigeria safety check

Image copyright Facebook Image caption Once the safety check is activated people in the area can mark themselves and their friends as safe Facebook has activated its safety check feature after a suicide attack killed 32 people in the north-eastern Nigerian city of Yola. The social networking site had been …

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Merkel backs decision to cancel match

Image copyright AP Image caption Hannover’s stadium stood empty on Tuesday night German Chancellor Angela Merkel has defended the decision to call off Germany’s football match with the Netherlands on Tuesday evening. She said finding the balance between “liberty and security” was difficult, but “it was decided, correctly, to err …

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Blatter & Platini appeals rejected

Fifa president Sepp Blatter and vice-president Michel Platini have had their appeals against 90-day bans rejected by world football governing body’s appeal committee. They were suspended in October while Fifa’s ethics committee investigates corruption claims against them. Blatter, 79, is accused of signing a contract “unfavourable” to Fifa and making …

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Blatter & Platini appeals rejected

Fifa president Sepp Blatter and vice-president Michel Platini have had their appeals against 90-day bans rejected by world football governing body’s appeal committee. They were suspended in October while Fifa’s ethics committee investigates corruption claims against them. Blatter, 79, is accused of signing a contract “unfavourable” to Fifa and making …

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Raqqa air strikes 'kill IS militants'

Image copyright Reuters Image caption France stepped up its bombardment of Islamic State targets in Syria after Friday’s Paris attacks Air strikes by France and other nations on the Islamic State (IS) stronghold of Raqqa in Syria since Sunday have killed at least 33 militants, activists say. The UK-based Syrian …

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Raqqa air strikes ‘kill IS militants’

Image copyright Reuters Image caption France stepped up its bombardment of Islamic State targets in Syria after Friday’s Paris attacks Air strikes by France and other nations on the Islamic State (IS) stronghold of Raqqa in Syria since Sunday have killed at least 33 militants, activists say. The UK-based Syrian …

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'$2bn stolen' from anti-Boko Haram fight

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Dasuki has denied any wrongdoing Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the arrest of his predecessor’s security adviser, for allegedly stealing some $2bn (£1.3bn). Sambo Dasuki is accused of awarding phantom contracts to buy 12 helicopters, four fighter jets and ammunition. He denies the …

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‘$2bn stolen’ from anti-Boko Haram fight

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Mr Dasuki has denied any wrongdoing Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the arrest of his predecessor’s security adviser, for allegedly stealing some $2bn (£1.3bn). Sambo Dasuki is accused of awarding phantom contracts to buy 12 helicopters, four fighter jets and ammunition. He denies the …

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