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Congo ruling coalition wins legislative majority, constraining president-elect

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KINSHASA (NewsHeaders) – Outgoing Democratic Republic of Congo President Joseph Kabila’s ruling coalition won a majority in legislative elections, a coalition official said on Saturday,
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Clashes erupt in Paris as ‘yellow vests’ protest at unrepentant Macron

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PARIS (NewsHeaders) – Rioters in Paris torched motorbikes and set barricades ablaze on the upmarket Boulevard Saint Germain on Saturday, as protests against high living
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Beyonce and Jay-Z help Paris Louvre to record number of visitors

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FILE PHOTO: Visitors look at the Winged Victory of Samothrace, also called the Nike of Samothrace, a marble Hellenistic sculpture at the Louvre Museum in
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Congo opposition, ruling coalition both say they’ve won chaotic election

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KINSHASA (NewsHeaders) – Democratic Republic of Congo’s opposition said on Monday it expected one of its candidates to win the presidential election based on early
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Afghanistan to delay presidential election to July: election body

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KABUL (NewsHeaders) – Afghanistan’s presidential election will be postponed by three months to July 20 to give authorities more time to organize the ballot, election
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Hundreds flee Islamist attacks in northeast Nigeria to seek refuge in Maiduguri

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MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (NewsHeaders) – Hundreds of people in northeast Nigeria who fled a town targeted by militants linked with Islamic State have sought refuge in
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Syrian army enters Manbij after Kurdish calls to deter Turkey

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BEIRUT (NewsHeaders) – The Syrian army said it entered Manbij on Friday for the first time in years, after the Kurdish YPG militia urged Damascus
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UAE reopens Syria embassy, a boost for Assad

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DAMASCUS/DUBAI (NewsHeaders) – The United Arab Emirates reopened its embassy in Damascus on Thursday, marking a big diplomatic boost for President Bashar al-Assad from a