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Nigerian inquiry says army killed 348 Shi’ites

Nigerian inquiry says army killed 348 Shi’ites

Aug  01, – How the authorities respond to the inquiry’s findings may indicate the extent to which reform is being implemented under a drive by President Muhammadu Buhari, a former military ruler, to root out human rights violations by soldiers. Nigeria’s army killed 349 people from the minority Shi’ite Muslim sect last December in a […]

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South African commission accuses police of lying

South African commission accuses police of lying

South African police lied, withheld documents and apparently doctored other papers during a government-appointed investigation of the police killings of 34 striking miners last year, a state panel said Thursday. The revelation by the Marikana Commission of Inquiry is bound to heighten concerns about the police force which is struggling to stem high crime rates, […]

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Category 1 Cyclone Mahasen made its landfall in Bangladesh

Category 1 Cyclone Mahasen made its landfall in Bangladesh

May 17, AP – Bangladesh continues to assess the extent of the damage, but officials estimate that the cyclone will turn out less severe than originally feared. Still, a water surge during the storm left many low-lying areas and offshore islands inundated. At least 10 people have died since the Category 1 Cyclone Mahasen made […]

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Eurozone struck in recession struggling economies mired

Eurozone struck in recession struggling economies mired

May 16, AP – Initially it was just the countries at the forefront of the eurozone’s debt crisis, such as Greece and Portugal that were contracting. But the malaise is now spreading to the so-called core countries. Wednesday’s figures showed Germany, Europe’s largest economy, grew by a less-than-anticipated quarterly rate of 0.1 percent while France […]

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