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At least 47 dead in market bomb blast in NE Nigeria

At least 47 dead in market bomb blast in NE Nigeria

Aug 12, – The explosion ripped through the weekly market in the village of Sabon Gari, around 135 kilometres (85 miles) south of Borno state capital Maiduguri, during peak trading around 1:15 pm (1230 GMT), the sources said. At least 47 people were killed and dozens wounded in a bomb blast Tuesday in a part […]

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Pakistan police use tear gas to break up church attack protests

Pakistan police use tear gas to break up church attack protests

Mar 16, – The protesters, angry at the lack of security for Christians in the majority-Muslim country, blocked a major highway in the city. Pakistani police broke up Christian protesters in the eastern city of Lahore with tear gas and baton charges on Monday, a day after suicide bombers killed at least 16 people outside […]

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Egyptian PM condemns deadly attack on Copts

Egyptian PM condemns deadly attack on Copts

Oct 21, –  Prime Minister Hazem el-Beblawi said in a statement on Monday that the attack on Sunday night was a “callous and criminal act.” He says such attacks will “not succeed in sowing divisions between the nation’s Muslims and Christians.” Egypt’s interim prime minister has condemned an attack outside a Cairo Coptic church that […]

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Pakistani Christians protest deadly church bombing

Pakistani Christians protest deadly church bombing

Sep 23, – Angry Pakistani Christians on Monday denounced the deadliest attack ever in this country against members of their faith as the death toll from the church bombings climbed overnight to 81. A pair of suicide bombers blew themselves up amid hundreds of worshippers outside a historic church in northwestern Pakistan. The attack on […]

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