Americans voice as Trump enters the White House

Washington DC, Thursday As Donald Trump prepares to take the helm of a divided nation, Americans across the political spectrum are looking to the inauguration of their 45th president with wildly different expectations — ranging from excitement and elation to despondency and dread. Here are some of their...
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Gambia’s president Adama Barrow takes oath in Senegal

Gambia’s President Adama Barrow has taken the oath of office in neighbouring Senegal, calling for international support as troops from regional forces entered the small West African country to ensure he assumes power. Longtime ruler Yahya Jammeh, who came to power in a 1994 coup, has refused to st...
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Gambia’s President Jammeh declares state of emergency

Gambian President Yahya Jammeh has declared a 90-day state of emergency a day before his official mandate ends. He decried “extraordinary” foreign interference in his country’s affairs and December’s election. Regional leaders have been unsuccessfully trying to persuade Mr Jammeh...
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Nigerian military jet mistakenly bombs refugee camp killing 52

A Nigerian military jet has mistakenly bombed a camp for displaced people in the north-east, killing at least 52 people and injuring many more. Aid workers are among the dead in Rann, with the Red Cross saying six of its employees were killed. The MSF aid agency said that over 200 people had been injure...
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Ten things Obama will be remembered for

Washington DC, Tuesday As Barack Obama prepares to leave office on Friday, here are 10 things his presidency may be remembered for: Making history If historians were to write only one thing about Barack Hussein Obama, they would likely note that — 143 years after slavery was abolished — a young Illinois...
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