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BISSAU (Reuters) - Guinea-Bissau's president has named a new cabinet in a bid to end a two-month political crisis that brought fears of a revival of drug trafficking and instability in the coup-prone West African country. The decree issued late on Monday came hours after talks collapsed between President Jose Mario Vaz and recently appointed prime minister Carlos Correia, the country's third prime minister since August.
The head of Al-Qaeda's Syrian affiliate has called on jihadists in the Caucasus to attack Russian civilians and soldiers in retaliation for Moscow's air strikes in Syria. "If the Russian army kills the people of Syria, then kill their people. An eye for an eye," Abu Mohamed al-Jolani, the head of Al-Nusra Front, said in an audio recording released late Monday.