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Yola: the city where people fleeing Boko Haram outnumber 400,000 locals

The little girl in a tattered pink dress stood on the church steps, crying so hard she couldn’t get the words out. Someone had pointed her out to Father Maurice Kwairanga who was coaxing her to speak.<p>“What’s the matter?” he asked, leaning forward to hear her whispered reply. Her mother was too sick …

Africa

Missouri Governor names panel to address inequity in Ferguson | Reuters

ST. LOUIS (Reuters) - Missouri’s governor on Tuesday named 16 members to a panel charged with making recommendations to fix social and economic inequalities in Ferguson, the St. Louis suburb hit by protests since a white policeman fatally shot an unarmed black teen in August.<p>Demonstrators march …

Indian police storm ashram in hunt for ‘godman’

Hundreds of armed supporters of a controversial guru, or “baba” have clashed with baton-wielding police who tried to storm his fortified ashram and arrest him in northern India.<p>Police fired teargas and water cannon at devotees of the self-styled “godman”, who have spent days guarding the sprawling …

Hong Kong: Authorities clearing part of protest site - CNN.com

Police remove barricades and tents outside government headquarters in Hong Kong on Thursday, December 11. The main site of pro-democracy protests for the past two months was broken down piece by piece, and police dragged out the last remaining demonstrators one by one.<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>Hong Kong …

National Guard to deploy Tuesday in Ferguson, Missouri

Troops from the Missouri National Guard prepared to deploy around Ferguson on Tuesday as the city awaits a grand jury's decision on whether to indict a white police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black teenager in August.<p>Governor Jay Nixon has declared a state of emergency in Missouri but …

Justice

Four worshipers killed in attack on Jerusalem synagogue

Israel vowed a harsh response after two Palestinian attackers slashed and shot to death four rabbis who were praying in a Jerusalem synagogue early Tuesday -- an attack that horrified Israelis, drew international condemnation and threatened to further inflame Jewish-Muslim tensions that were …

ISIS Beats a Retreat From Besieged Syrian City

The Syrian city of Kobani, just across the border from Turkey, breathed easier Thursday as U.S. coalition airstrikes helped dislodge jihadist …

3D printing creates film without film

As our technologies increasingly move towards digitisation, perhaps the old techniques are becoming lost to younger generations. Take film. Although we still refer to motion pictures as "films", it is not often that we see film any more: we shoot moving images on our smartphones, watch films on …

Emerging Technology

Fighter War Machine attempts suicide in jail, put in medical isolation

Former MMA fighter War Machine is being kept in medical isolation after he attempted suicide in a Las Vegas jail, according to police.<p>Born Jonathan Koppenhaver, the 32-year-old tried to hang himself Tuesday around 9:30 p.m. in his Clark County Jail cell, when he was discovered by a guard doing a …

'Evil clowns' stalk France

TV show blamed for string of attacks and chilling pranks that has also spread through US and Britain as Halloween approaches<p>A 14-year-old dressed as a clown was arrested on Monday near Paris for attempting to attack a woman, as a strange phenomenon of fake, evil clowns terrorising passers-by …

Horror

When Japanese Game Titles Go From English to ...English?

<i>The Evil Within</i> was released across the world in the past few weeks. However, in Japan, its country of origin, it has a different English title:</i> …

Concussions turn 15-year-old football player's dreams into 'nightmare'

For one Southern California mother, the thrill of victory has been lost to the agony of concussion.<p>We will call her Mary, her son Rick.<p>"He's 15 now," Mary says. "He's been playing tackle football since he was 5. He has always seen himself as a football player named Rick, not Rick, who plays …

Apple Killed The iPod Classic Because It Couldn't Buy The Parts

Tim Cook has revealed that the reason Apple decided to stop selling the iPod Classic was simply because they couldn't get hold of the right parts any …