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Boko Haram Fighters Kill Dozens in Cameroon

February 5, 2015 0

Fighters from the Nigerian militant group Boko Haram killed dozens of people Thursday in northern Cameroon, an official said, as cross-border clashes continued between the insurgents and multiple governments trying to defeat them. Issa Tchiroma […]

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Chinese Woman Sues Government Over Forced Abortion

January 30, 2015 0

Chinese protesters have long petitioned the central government for help and to address wrongs committed by local officials in their home communities.  But a recent case of a woman who sued the government instead of […]

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Mother of Japanese Hostage Begs for His Release

January 28, 2015 0

The mother of Japanese national Kenji Goto, a journalist being held captive by Islamic State extremists, made a plea for his release on Wednesday as a deadline for his execution approached. Junko Ishido, Goto's mother, […]

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Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz dies

January 23, 2015 0

Saudi King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz has died, royal officials have announced, weeks after he was admitted to hospital. King Abdullah, who was said to be aged about 90, had been suffering from a lung infection. […]

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