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ALGIERS -- An Algerian court on Saturday summoned former Prime Minister Ahmed Ouyahia and current Finance Minister Mohamed Loukal for an investigation on corruption.

They are facing charges over embezzlement of public funds and illegally granting privileges to several businessmen, state-run ENTV television reported. (Algeria-Investigation-Corruption)

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LAGOS -- A group of unidentified gunmen in early hours of Saturday invaded a recreational center in Kaduna state, north Nigeria, and killed two tourists, including a woman.

The gunmen armed with weapons abducted three other tourists and made away with them to an unknown destination, according to local police. (Nigeria-Gunman-Recreational Center)

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KHARTOUM -- Sudan's Transitional Military Council said Saturday that its role is to prepare an atmosphere for political forces to assume power in a peaceful and democratic way.

The council made the remarks in a statement issued after a meeting between Omer Zainal-Abdin, chairman of the political committee of the military council, and Moussa Faki Mahamat, chairperson of the African Union Commission, in the capital Khartoum. (Sudan-Political Transition)

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WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved this week the first medical device to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) for children.

The device called the Monarch external Trigeminal Nerve Stimulation (eTNS) System is the first non-drug treatment for the ADHD authorized for marketing by the FDA. (US-FDA-ADHD) Enditem

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