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Lungu narrowly wins Zambia presidential vote, opposition cries foul

Lungu narrowly wins Zambia presidential vote, opposition cries foul

Hichilema accused the commission of manipulating the results in favour of Lungu -- a former lawyer with a laid-back, populist style.
Pro-Russian rebels attack key port; Ukraine says at least 30 dead

Pro-Russian rebels attack key port; Ukraine says at least 30 dead

Mariupol's city administration said the rebels had killed at least 30 people and injured 83 others by firing rockets from long-range GRAD missile systems
Japan condemns IS execution, demands remaining hostage release

Japan condemns IS execution, demands remaining hostage release

The Japanese leader called for the immediate release of the remaining Japanese captive, veteran war correspondent Kenji Goto, and said saving Goto's life was a top priority.
British nurse makes full recovery from Ebola

British nurse makes full recovery from Ebola

Pauline Cafferkey was admitted to the Royal Free Hospital in north London on Dec. 30 after falling ill on her return from Sierra Leone, where she had been working for the charity Save the Children at a treatment centre outside the capital, Freetown
Boko Haram releases about 190 people in Nigeria's Yobe state

Boko Haram releases about 190 people in Nigeria's Yobe state

Some of the women who were released said the militants let them go after they resisted following the rules of the group