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Final presidential debate spotlights foreign policy; Pompeo to meet Armenian, Azeri officials; Nigerian president angers protesters

Thursday night’s presidential debate in Nashville, Tenn., focused extensively on foreign policy topics, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is to meet Friday with the foreign ministers of Armenia and Azerbaijan, and Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has urged demonstrators who have taken to the streets against police brutality to end their protests.

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545 migrant children still separated from families; Nigerian protesters break curfew; Nagorno-Karabakh beset by coronavirus

Immigration lawyers representing families that were separated upon entering the US at the southern border say 545 children remain completely cut off from their parents, protesters in Nigeria’s biggest city appeared to break an around-the-clock curfew amid widespread chaos, and with fresh clashes continuing in Nagorno-Karabakh, the coronavirus is spreading unchecked.

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World Food Program wins Nobel Peace Prize; Moscow talks aim for Nagorno-Karabakh ceasefire; China joins COVAX alliance

The UN’s World Food Program has won the Nobel Peace Prize in recognition of its efforts to combat hunger in conflict regions on several continents, talks in Moscow planned for Friday have raised hopes for a ceasefire in the ongoing Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, and China announced on Friday its intention to join COVAX, an international alliance to distribute COVID-19 vaccines to around two-thirds of the world’s population by 2022.

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Less than free and fair elections

The World's Jason Margolis reports that some human rights groups are calling on countries like the United States to do more about flawed elections held around the globe.

Sports

College hoops and the world

The World's Katy Clark reports that one of the teams still in the NCAA basketball tournament -- Davidson -- has recruited many of its players from abroad.

Environment

The curse of Nigeria's oil

Photojournalist Ed Kashi speaks with anchor Lisa Mullins about his documentary work in of one of the most troubled and volatile oil producing lands in the world: the Niger Delta in Nigeria.

Environment

Angola surpasses Nigeria

Anchor Lisa Mullins has this note on Nigeria's oil production. Nigeria is no longer the top oil producer in Africa. It's now Angola. That's larger because of unrest in Nigeria.