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Nigeria's Jonathan kicks-off re-election bid

Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday kicked off his campaign for re-election, launching a personal attack on his ageing opponent at a mass rally in a key opposition stronghold. Duration: 01:05 Jan 9, 2015
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Top Muslim body condemns deadly Paris attack

Al-Azhar University, Sunni Islam's most prestigious centre of learning, condemned the deadly attack on a Paris satirical newspaper, saying that "these acts have nothing to do with Islam." Duration: 00:49 Jan 8, 2015
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France observes minute of silence for attack victims

French President Francois Hollande led France in a minute of silence, broken only by church bells, in honour of the 12 people killed by jihadists at a magazine known for publishing cartoons deemed offensive to Islam. Duration: 01:04 Jan 8, 2015
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Church offers refuge to Liberia's Ebola orphans

More than 6,000 children in Liberia have lost one or both parents to Ebola since the start of the outbreak in the country. One Church in rural Liberia is taking care of at least 41 Ebola orphans. Duration: 01:03 Jan 8, 2015
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Obama condemns 'terrible' attack on French newspaper

US President Barack Obama condemns the 'terrible' assault on a French satirical newspaper that left 12 dead Wednesday, and expresses his 'deepest sympathies' to the people of Paris for what he calls a 'terrorist attack'. Duration: 01:14 Jan 8, 2015