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Yemen: President Withdraws Resignation, Advisor Says

Yemeni President Abd Rabboh Mansour Hadi has withdrawn his offer to resign, one of his advisors said, Xinhua reported Jan. 25.

Greece: Syriza Party Wins Parliamentary Elections

Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras called the leader of Greece's anti-austerity Syriza party, Alexis Tsipras, to congratulate him on his party's success in the country's Jan. 25 parliamentary elections, Reuters reported.

Libya: Rebels Kidnap Deputy Foreign Minister Ahead Of Geneva Talks

Rebel fighters kidnapped Hassan al-Saghir, the deputy foreign minister of Libya's internationally recognized government, in the eastern city of Al Bayda early Jan. 25, Xinhua reported.

Central African Republic: Youth And Sport Minister Kidnapped

Armed men kidnapped Central African Republic Minister for Youth and Sport Armel Mingatoloum Sayo in Bangui early Jan. 25 before speeding away in an unmarked taxi cab, Sayo's wife said, France24 reported.

Philippines: Rebel Fighters Kill Some 30 Police Commandos

Fighters for the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, or MILF, killed some 30 police commandos searching for a criminal suspect in the southern Philippine village of Tukanalipao, Al Jazeera reported Jan. 25.

Libya: Ansar Al-Sharia Branch Chief's Death Confirmed

Libya's branch of Ansar al-Sharia confirmed the death of its leader, Mohammed al-Zahawi, on Jan. 24, France24 reported Jan. 25.

Egypt: 12 Killed In Protests Marking Anniversary Of 2011 Uprising

Egyptian security forces killed 12 protestors at events throughout the country marking the four-year anniversary of the Egyptian uprising, Al Jazeera reported Jan. 25.

Greece: Exit Polls Indicate Likely Syriza Win

Exit polls indicate a clear victory for the anti-austerity Syriza party in Greece's Jan. 25 parliamentary elections, ATENA TV reported.

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