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  • Eighty hostages freed as special forces storm Mali hotel

    BAMAKO, Nov 20 (Reuters) - Eighty hostages held by Islamist gunmen have been freed from a luxury hotel in Mali's capital as government special forces moved floor by floor to clear the building, Mali's state broadcaster and a security source.

    "The attackers are still inside. We're hearing gunfire from time to time," said a witness outside the Radisson Blu hotel.
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Serious injuries after train derails in Scotland, first minister says

STONEHAVEN, Scotland A number of people were seriously injured when a train derailed on Wednesday morning on the east coast of Scotland, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said, as she declared a major incident. | Video