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US-Bangladesh blogger Avijit Roy hacked to death

Students and social activists gathered to protest against the blogger's death

A knife-wielding mob has hacked to death a US-Bangladeshi blogger whose writing on religion had brought threats from Islamist hardliners. 00    Read More »

Khalid al-Fawwaz guilty of US embassy bombings

Khalid al-Fawwaz, a Saudi national, was convicted by a New York court after three days of jury deliberations.

(BBC) – A former aide of Osama Bin Laden has been found guilty of plotting the al-Qaeda bombing of US embassies in east Africa in 1998 that killed 224 people. 00    Read More »

Witch hunts increase in Tanzania as albino deaths jump

Children of Kenyan member of parliament, Isaac Mwaura, who almost lost their lives to ritual killers in Tanzania. The killers believe that body parts of those with albinism brings good fortune and wealth.(Photo: Isaac Mwaura)

TABORA, Tanzania — Many women are living in fear in this rural part of northwestern Tanzania because they are increasingly being targeted by witch hunts — literally. 00    Read More »

First Black Player In The NBA Dies

Earl Lloyd Honored Basketball

Earl Lloyd, the first black player in NBA history, died Thursday. He was 86. Lloyd’s alma mater, West Virginia State, confirmed the death. It did not provide details. 00    Read More »

Madonna ‘suffered whiplash’ after Brits fall


(BBC) – Pop star Madonna says she suffered whiplash as a result of her “nightmare” accident at Wednesday’s Brit Awards. 00    Read More »