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Boko Haram attacks northeastern Nigerian city, dozens killed

Oct. 31, 2014: Abubakar Shekau, centre, the leader of Nigeria's Islamic extremist group denies agreeing to any cease-fire with the government and says more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls all have converted to Islam and been married off. (AP)

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria –  In fierce fighting Sunday that killed more than 200 combatants, Nigerian troops clashed with Islamic extremists who attacked Maiduguri, the biggest city in northeastern Nigeria, from three fronts. At the same time the insurgents continued scorched-earth attacks on villages some 125 miles to the south in Adamawa state, slitting throats of residents, looting and burning homes and ... Read More »

9 killed in Cairo clashes between Islamists, police, Egypt security officials say

Jan. 22, 2015: A member of the Egyptian security forces disperses people gathering to protest against a court order to release the two sons of ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak in Talaat Harb Square downtown Cairo, Egypt. (AP)

CAIRO –  Egyptian security officials say clashes between police and Islamist protesters in an eastern Cairo district have left nine demonstrators dead. 00    Read More »

Olejeme to Nigerians: Don’t be deceived

Dr. Ngozi Olejeme

By Njamanze Fidel Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan will make Nigeria prosperous, says Chairman of Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund, Dr. Ngozi Olejeme. 00    Read More »

Australian Open 2015: Maria Sharapova & Rafael Nadal through

Maria Sharapova

Maria Sharapova will face Eugenie Bouchard in the Australian Open quarter-finals after the pair won in contrasting styles on Sunday. 00    Read More »

Mourinho ashamed of FA Cup exit


Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho said he was “ashamed” and “embarrassed” by his side’s fourth-round exit to League One Bradford City on a day of thrilling FA Cup shocks. 00    Read More »