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Election night - when will we know who won?

Bimpe Archer
THIS year's large numbers of postal votes - 50.3 per cent - mean the traditional point when it becomes clear who has won the race for the White House may not be reached on election night.

Germany starts 'wave-breaker' lockdown

Geir Moulson, Associated Press
Several European countries have tightened coronavirus restrictions as authorities across the continent scramble to slow a rapid rise in infections that threatens to overwhelm healthcare systems.

Libyan sides sign countrywide ceasefire deal, UN says

Associated Press Reporter
The United Nations says the two sides in Libyan military talks have reached an "historic achievement" with a permanent ceasefire agreement across the war-torn North African country.

Nigeria's president addresses nation but ignores protesters' deaths

Sam Olukoya, Associated Press
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has spoken to the nation about the unrest that has gripped the country in recent days, but without making any mention of the shootings of peaceful protesters at Lekki toll plaza on the night of Tuesday October 20 that prompted international outrage.