THE FLENSBURGER FILES Did Sandy push the presidential elections back? I hope so.
There is a proverb that I want to start this column on: It is about disaster. When disaster strikes, people chip in to help. When politicians help, disaster strikes again. Therefore, people go first o... Posted on 10/30/12 at 6:23 PM
Suspected Islamic militants wearing army fatigues gunned down 44 people praying at a mosque in northeast Nigeria, while another 12 civilians died in an apparently simultaneous attack, security agents said Monday.
Haruna Umar and Michelle Faul
, August 12, 2013
Their backgrounds are oceans apart. He’s black. She’s white. He’s a Catholic priest. She’s a Lutheran minister. But, says Father Vincent Bulus, “We click as a team.” He says, “We are two human beings who have one thing in common — and that is working to be the best we can be.”
Islamic militants attacked a boarding school before dawn Saturday, dousing a dormitory in fuel and lighting it ablaze as students slept, survivors said. At least 30 people were killed in the deadliest attack yet on schools in Nigeria's embattled northeast.
Radical Islamic fighters killed seven foreign hostages in Nigeria, European diplomats said Sunday, making it the worst such kidnapping violence in decades for a country beset by extremist guerrilla attacks.
Of all the love stories in the world, this may be one of the most unlikely.
It began eight years ago, when social worker Karen Cooper met an African boy. It flowered as love triumphed over distance, poverty, unspeakable cruelty, superstition and disease.
A Nigerian man on a suicide mission for al-Qaida was sentenced Thursday to life in prison for attempting to blow up an international flight with a bomb in his underwear as the plane approached Detroit on Christmas 2009.
Nigeria unions suspended their nationwide strike today, hours after President Goodluck Jonathan partially reinstated subsidies to keep gasoline prices low and after authorities deployed soldiers, who fired over the heads of protesters. However, many Nigerians remain angry that gas prices rose at all.
A radical Muslim sect attacked a church worship service in Nigeria's northeast during assaults that killed at least 15 people, authorities said Saturday, as Christians vowed to defend themselves from the group's widening sectarian fight against the country's government.
Jon Gambrell and Njadvara Musa
, January 07, 2012
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