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Japan: Man Suspected Of Having Ebola Tests Negative

A man in Tokyo previously suspected of having contracted the Ebola Virus in Sierra Leone tested negative, The Japan Times reported Dec. 29.

Libya: Oil Tank Fires Partly Extinguished

Fires have reportedly been extinguished at three of five oil tanks in Libya's Es Sider port, and Libya is calling on the international community to help put them out at the remaining two, Sputnik News reported Dec. 29.

Cameroon: Military Conducts Airstrikes Against Boko Haram

Cameroon carried out its first airstrike against Boko Haram militants following a series of attacks by the group, an army spokesman said, Africa Review reported Dec. 29.

Iraq: Militants Claim To Have Killed Iranian Military Officer

The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the death of a senior Iranian military officer who was advising the Iraqi military, AFP reported Dec. 29, citing videos on jihadi forums.

Greece: Markets Fall As Elections Are Called

European stocks fell after Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras failed in his third and final attempt to get enough backing from parliament for his presidential candidate, Stavros Dimas, Bloomberg reported Dec. 29.

Cameroon: Boko Haram Attacks 5 Towns

Some 1,000 Boko Haram militants attacked five towns in northern Cameroon between Dec. 26 and Dec. 28, Reuters reported.

Croatia: Presidential Election Inconclusive, Runoff Scheduled

Croatia's Dec. 28 presidential election did not produce a clear winner, so a runoff will be held Jan. 11, Reuters reported.

Ukraine: Parliament Approves Austerity Measures

Ukraine's parliament approved a bill that will impose new duties on imports and simplify tax codes, Reuters reported Dec. 28.

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