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Chief Justice of Nigeria Mahmud Mohammed swears in Muhammadu Buhari (C) as Nigeria's president while Buhari's wife Aisha looks on at Eagle Square in Abuja, Nigeria May 29, 2015. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde - RTR4Y09A

New Nigerian president hopes to ‘reset’ relationship with U.S.

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President Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in last week as the first democratically-elected president of Nigeria, signaling a new chapter for Africa’s most populous country. Continue reading

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Obama’s immigration plan on hold

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President Barack Obama’s executive order to defer deportation for millions of undocumented immigrants hit a setback Tuesday when a federal appeals court denied a request for the plan to take effect. Continue reading

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FIFA soccer officials arrested on corruption charges

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The U.S. Justice Department alleges that FIFA officials commonly accepted bribes for business decisions and engaged in racketeering, wire fraud, money laundering and other illegal activities. Continue reading

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Iranian American reporter faces espionage trial in Iran

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A closed trial began in Tehran yesterday for Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian, who is charged with espionage, colluding with hostile governments and anti-government propaganda. Continue reading

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Young innovators jumpstart tech in Pakistan

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Tech entrepreneurs are working to make the city of Karachi, Pakistan’s commercial capital, a new hub of innovation by supporting young talent. Continue reading

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