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Sudan orders senior UN officials to leave

Sudan has ordered two senior United Nations officials to leave, a UN spokesman said Thursday, after a recent spike in te

Libya soldiers killed in attack on oil ports

A rocket set a storage tank at the eastern Libyan oil of port Es Sider on fire as armed factions allied to competing governments fought for control of the...

At least 30 dead in DRCongo river-boat wreck, sparking riots

At least 30 people died when an overcrowded boat hit a rock and sank on the Congo river, sparking riots in which angry youths on the rampage set fire to...

AU soldiers, civilian killed in Shebab attack on base

Three African Union soldiers and a civilian were killed Thursday after Shebab militants staged a brazen attack on the force's heavily fortified...

 

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Russia raises forecast deficit for next year as recession looms

Russia is facing a “considerably higher” deficit next year than planned as the economy...

China stocks extend biggest gain in three weeks on stimulus bets

China’s stocks rose, extending the benchmark index’s biggest gain in three weeks, as...

Saudi budget assuming $80 oil seen sign of confidence in market

Saudi Arabia’s 2015 budget is probably assuming an oil price of $80 a barrel, and will be seen as...

Xbox, PlayStation networks hit by hackers

Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox Live and Sony Corp.’s PlayStation Network, the Internet services video gamers use to play online, have been hit by...