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yemenpresident-012315.jpg Yemen's Houthi rebels have staged an apparently successful coup, forcing president Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi and his cabinet to resign. Prime Minister Khaled Bahah and Yemen's intelligence chief, Ali Hassan al-Ahmedi, also have reportedly resigned. But the parliament refused to accept them. Hadi reportedly said he could not continue after the Houthis, a group representing the country's Zaidi sect,

In response to an invitation by the Nigerian authorities, the European Union has deployed an Election Observation Mission to observe the Presidential, Parliamentary and then Gubernatorial and State Assembly elections in Nigeria. These are scheduled on 14 and 28 February respectively. EU High Representative...

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