AFRICA: Chad declared a state of emergency in the Lake Chad region after a series of raids and suicide bombings by the militant Islamist group Boko Haram.
AMERICAS: The number of Venezuelans seeking asylum in the US has skyrocketed since the country was wracked by a wave of anti-government protests last year.
ASIA: A standoff between protesting detainees and officials at a remote Australian detention center for asylum seekers in the Indian Ocean ended after federal police arrived.
EUROPE: Turkey has been curtailing freedom of expression and undermining the independence of its judiciary, a highly critical European Commission report said.
MIDDLE EAST: Israel security forces arrested 24 suspected members of the Palestinian Islamist group Hamas in overnight raids in the northern West Bank.
TECHNOLOGY: A US federal judge called for the Obama administration to immediately halt its controversial collection of Americans’ phone records.
Myanmar: Landslide NLD victory expected as government accused of deliberately delaying announcement of official results.
The National League for Democracy party headed by opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi accused the government of intentionally delaying the results from Sunday’s election.
The surprising accusation added a worrying twist to what had been an amicable election, with the ruling party appearing to be taking its expected loss gracefully after the Sunday vote.
International observers are giving qualified approval to Sunday’s historic parliamentary elections, as the vote counting heads into its second full day.
Aung San Suu Kyi predicted an overwhelming victory in elections for her party based on strong early results and vowed she will be the country’s next leader despite a constitutional provision barring her from taking power.
A landslide election win for the NLD party could finally reset the country after decades of army control, as a top member of the ruling party said they had “lost completely”.
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Confirmed Cases: 24,388
Deaths as of 10NOV: 63 (Colombia, Puerto Rico, Martinique, Grenada, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Jamaica, Dominican Republic)
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Deaths as of 10NOV: 575 (Saudi Arabia, France, Qatar, United Kingdom, UAE, Oman, South Korea)