Death Toll From Northwest Nigeria Attack Doubles to 130

ABUJA The death toll from an attack last week by gunmen in northwestern Nigeria has doubled to more than 130, the Kaduna state governor said on Tuesday, adding it appeared to have been a deliberate plan to "wipe out certain communities."Governor Nasir ...
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Africa: The Gambia’s National Day

Press Statement Michael R. Pompeo Secretary of State Washington, DC February 18, 2019   February 18, 2019 On behalf of the United States, I congratulate the people of The Gambia as you celebrate the 54th anniversary of yo...
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Catholic Bishops Gather for Abuse Summit

ROME, ITALY Pope Francis will welcome more than 100 Catholic bishops from around the world to the Holy See this week for an unprecedented four-day summit to discuss clerical sex abuse in a bid to stanch the damage being done to the Church by a crisis t...
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South Africa: Four suspected poachers, staff arrested

PRETORIA, The South African National Parks (SANParks) announced the arrest of four suspected poachers including a staff member in an intelligence driven operation. The arrests took place on Friday in the Kruger National Park (KNP). The four were arrest...
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