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Nigeria's President Issues New Push to Find Abducted Schoolgirls

Nigeria's president held a security meeting late Saturday in to the early hours Sunday morning, calling for intensified efforts to rescue hundreds of school girls kidnapped by a local terror group more than two weeks ago, officials said.<p>President Goodluck Jonathan assured that "wherever the girls …

Nigeria missing girls: President makes first comments

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1074000/1074188_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524742544_abb61b3a819676d153bf71a2f49556a1<p><b>President Goodluck Jonathan has admitted that Nigerian security forces still do not know where more than 200 abducted girls are being held.</b><p>They were …

Italian Cup Final marred by violence - CNN.com

A firefighter is injured by a flare before the Italian Cup Final.<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>Violence delays start of Italian Cup Final<p>Violence delays start of Italian Cup Final<p>Violence delays start of Italian Cup Final<p>Violence delays start of Italian Cup Final<p>Violence delays start of Italian Cup Final<p>Violence …

Nigerian president urges safe return of kidnapped girls

Nigeria's president, Goodluck Jonathan, held meetings through the night with security, school and state officials and issued a new directive that "everything must be done" to free the 276 girls held captive by Islamist extremists, one of his advisers said on Sunday.<p>It was the first time the …

Coppa Italia officials and police accused of capitulating to football hooliganism

Italian football officials and police were accused on Sunday of capitulating to hooliganism over claims they had negotiated permission to play Italy's equivalent of the FA Cup final with a leader of some of the country's most notoriously violent fans.<p>The start of Saturday's Coppa Italia final …

Ukraine crisis: tension mounts in Kramatorsk after army rolls in

"We have God in our hearts, and they have cockroaches in their brains," said a Cossack military commander who would only give his nickname, "the Diver", and who was speaking into a walkie-talkie outside rebel headquarters in Kramatorsk.<p>The Ukrainian army entered the city, part of the rebellious …

Bus bombing in Nairobi leaves at least three dead

At least three people were killed and 62 wounded when two homemade bombs exploded on buses along one of the busiest highways in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi.<p>Of the 62 wounded, 20 were in critical condition, according to the national disaster operations centre.<p>Sunday's blasts were on two buses packed …

First openly gay bishop Gene Robinson announces divorce from husband

Gene Robinson, the openly gay bishop whose election split the Anglican church, has announced that he is divorcing his husband.<p>Robinson, 66, who retired in 2010, made his announcement in an email to the diocese of New Hampshire and in an article for The Daily Beast. He and Mark Andrew entered a …

São Paulo gay pride parade – in pictures

Gay rights advocates gather by the hundreds of thousands in São Paulo for one of the world's largest gay pride parades, as they call for a Brazilian law against discrimination

Nigerian Government Pressured to Do More in Girls’ Abduction - NBC News

Prisoners released as pro-Russia activists storm Odessa police HQ

A group of pro-Russia activists has stormed the police headquarters in the southern Ukrainian city of Odessa and released scores of prisoners detained at the scene of deadly violence on Friday that culminated in people being burned alive in a trade union building.<p>In the pouring rain, men armed with …

Nigeria's President on kidnapped girls: 'We'll get them out'

Amid mounting international pressure, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan spoke Sunday about his government's efforts to rescue more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by militants.<p>"Wherever these girls are, we'll get them out," he said, acknowledging that officials don't know where they are. The …