Iris Gillett

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Nigerian troops free 234 more women and children from Boko Haram | DW | 02.05.2015

Nigeria's army announced on Friday it had freed a further 234 women and children from the Sambisa forest in the northeast of the country. A military …

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Great gerbils – not black rats – were chief cause of the great plague, study says

Researchers claim Black Death was imported from Asia over 400 years of the pandemic via native rodents such as great gerbils and marmots which harboured the plague bacteria<p>The gruesome waves of bubonic plague that began with the Black Death in medieval Europe and ended with the Great Plague of …

Saudi blogger’s wife: I feel destroyed but I will not sit in a corner and cry

Saudi Arabia,Middle East and North Africa,World news,Freedom of speech,The Guardian,News,Interviews<p>Ensaf Haidar, whose husband, Raif Badawi, was sentenced to 1,000 lashes for criticising leading clerics, says she has not given up hope

Suspect in family massacre found dead - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- A Pennsylvania district attorney says there may never be closure in the case of a man suspected of killing his ex-wife and five former in-laws.<p>"There's no excuse; there's no valid explanation. There's no justification for snuffing out these six innocent lives and then injuring another …