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Three dead in Nigeria suicide attack
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Three dead in Nigeria suicide attack

Feb 20 2013, 3:40pm CST | by

Abuja, Feb 21 (IANS) At least three people were killed and two injured in a suicide bomb attack Wednesday in Nigeria's Maiduguri city, Xinhua reported. The dead included the suicide bomber.

Abuja, Feb 21 — At least three people were killed and two injured in a suicide bomb attack Wednesday in Nigeria's Maiduguri city, Xinhua reported. The dead included the suicide bomber. The suicide...

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Three dead in Nigeria suicide attack

Feb 20 2013, 3:40pm CST | by

Abuja, Feb 21 (IANS) At least three people were killed and two injured in a suicide bomb attack Wednesday in Nigeria's Maiduguri city, Xinhua reported. The dead included the suicide bomber.

Abuja, Feb 21 — At least three people were killed and two injured in a suicide bomb attack Wednesday in Nigeria's Maiduguri city, Xinhua reported. The dead included the suicide bomber.

The suicide bomber, suspected of links to the Boko Haram sect, targeted a patrol team in morning at post office round about in Maiduguri metropolis, said Sagir Musa, spokesperson for the Joint Task Force.

Maiduguri, located in Nigeria's northeastern region, is a Boko Haram flashpoint, where the Nigerian government had to impose curfews following a wave of militant attacks.

The Human Rights Watch, in its latest report said, over 1,500 people, including women and children, have been killed in various attacks by the Boko Haram sect since 2009.

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Bomb attack on church in Nigeria's Kano kills five

Jul 27 2014 9:53am CDT | Source: Townhall's

KANO (Reuters) - A bomb attack on a Catholic church in northern Nigeria's main city of Kano killed five people and wounded e ...
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Missing girls' parents won't see Nigerian leader

Jul 15 2014 11:12am CDT | Source: Townhall's

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Parents and schoolmates of the 219 schoolgirls held captive by Boko Haram extremists refused at the last minute Tu ...
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Boko Haram Mocks 'Social Media Campaign' for Adducted Schoolgirls

Jul 14 2014 10:08am CDT | Source: Big Government

On July 13, Boko Haram released a video "mocking the social media campaign that highlighted the plight of the 223 girls" abducted in Nigeria in April. The video "[marked] the girls third month in captivity... [serves] as a direct snub" to those voicing support "for the #bringbackourgirls campaign." According to The Sydney Morning Herald, Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau used the video to ...
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Central American Minors Seek Refuge in the US: A Crisis of Children as Targets of War

Jul 12 2014 12:41pm CDT | Source: Politics - The Huffington Post

Children have been all over the news, and for the wrong reasons. Three missing Israeli teens were found dead in the occupied West Bank, sparking the reprisal killing of a Palestinian boy who was burned alive. Reports of tens of thousands of unaccompanied children arriving into the U.S. from Central America have dominated the media as politicians and the public grapple with how we as a nation should respond. I did not make the connection between the two set ...
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British MP and Activists Join #BringBackOurBoys Campaign for Israeli Teenagers

Jun 16 2014 12:49pm CDT | Source: Big Government

WESTMINSTER, London, United Kingdom - Today, activists and a Member of the British Parliament gathered outside of the House of Commons in London to show their support for Israel's search for three young boys who were kidnapped in the West Bank last Thursday.  The #BringBackOurBoys demonstrations was in keeping with support for Israel from around the globe, and used the same hashtag that has been used tens of thousands of times, echoing the #BringBackOurGirls ...
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American Woman Allegedly Raped in Brazil After Australia-Chile Game

Jun 14 2014 2:35pm CDT | Source: Big Government

An American woman was allegedly raped in Brazil on Friday after the Australia and Chile game. Brazilian officials told the US they are investigating the crime. From Reuters: The woman, 24, was accompanied by U.S. embassy officials to a hospital in the state [Mato Grosso] capital of Cuiaba, a statement from the Mato Grosso state civil police said on Saturday, the third day of the month-long tournament. The woman and her boyfriend were stayin ...
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In Nigeria, bringing the message of education for all

Jun 13 2014 4:21pm CDT | Source: UNICEF: News

TORO, Nigeria, 13 June 2014 – Kasimu Limon Toro beams with pride as his 12-year-old daughter Nailatu talks about her dream: One day, she will become a doctor. “I will support her in this with all my heart, until the day I die,” Mr. Toro says. ...
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