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Four-way summit set for Ukraine deal

Leaders of Russia, Ukraine, Germany and France will meet in Belarus’s capital Minsk on Wednesday to discuss a peace plan for eastern Ukraine, Germany says,reports BBC.  It comes after leaders of the four countries discussed the ongoing conflict by telephone ...

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Nigeria postpones presidential vote

The electoral commission in Nigeria has postponed the 14 February presidential election by six weeks over concerns about the security situation, reports BBC. Commission chief Attahiru Jega said he had been told troops would not be available to help patrol ...

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Taiwan plane ‘lost engine power’

Black box data from the TransAsia Airlines turbo-prop plane that crashed in Taiwan has revealed that power was cut to both engines, investigators say, report agencies. Taiwan’s Aviation Safety Council said the engines failed to produce enough thrust for two ...

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Jordan ‘bombs IS’ after pilot death

Jordan says its warplanes have carried out their first air strikes on Islamic State (IS) targets since the militants released a video showing the killing of a captured Jordanian pilot, BBC reports. On their way back, the planes flew over ...

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