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Curfew imposed in Nigerian state

A dusk-to-dawn curfew has been imposed in the main commercial hub in Nigeria's south-eastern Abia state following clashes between the military and activists campaigning for the creation of the independent state of Biafra. Abia State…

UN passes fresh sanctions on North Korea

The United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted a US-drafted resolution to impose new sanctions on North Korea on Monday --- a move that comes just one week after the rogue nation carried out its sixth and largest nuclear test. The…

Mexico earthquake: Death toll hits 61

The number of people killed by a powerful earthquake off the southern coast of Mexico has risen to at least 61, officials say. A huge rescue operation is under way in the worst-hit states of Tabasco, Oaxaca and Chiapas where people are…