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Current events of
January 10, 2019
Armed conflicts and attacks
War in Afghanistan
32 people were killed by the
while the Taliban lost 25 of their members in shooting attacks across
Yemeni Civil War (2015–present)
Al Anad Air Base
, during a military parade, kills six soldiers and injures several senior officials.
South Thailand insurgency
Four civil defense volunteers were shot dead by suspected militants in a school in Pattani's Yarang District. Police suspect the attack could have been done by Barisan Revolusi Nasional. Two insurgents were later killed by the police.
Politics and elections
2018 Democratic Republic of the Congo general election
After several delays, the Congolese
is the winner of the December 30 presidential election.
, who came in second, claims the election was rigged and says he will challenge the result.
Crisis in Venezuela
Second inauguration of Nicolás Maduro
is sworn in for his second term as
President of Venezuela
amid widespread condemnation over his
Germany has announced its support for the
Venezuelan National Assembly
to take over Executive powers in Venezuela.
Several Latin American countries close their embassies in Venezuela in protest of Maduro's "illegitimate" election.
President of the National Assembly of Venezuela
, declares a State of Emergency as the country enters a "
Science and technology
confirms that a fireball seen over much of
on January 5 was its
, which was launched in
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