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Nigeria bombings: 'Death toll passes 100'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1078000/1078382_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532200433_866348574dddf1c357622f3f7b0d53fa<p><b>The bodies of at least 118 people have now been recovered from the sites of twin bombings in the central Nigerian city of Jos, the nation's emergency</b> …

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Nigeria's Nobel Winner Wole Soyinka Blames Corrupt Political Elite Over Kidnapped Girls

I wanted President Goodluck Jonathan "to get off his butt and stop treating this episode in a perfunctory manner,” Nigeria's leading writer told BuzzFeed.<p>Wole Soyinka, Africa's first Nobel laureate for literature, blames government inaction and political corruption in Nigeria for the kidnapping of …

Bomb blast kills four in Nigeria

A bomb blast in the northern Nigerian city of Kano killed at least four people late Sunday, according to local police.<p>The blast occurred at a busy intersection in a predominantly Christian area of the city and left several cars burning, Kano police spokesman Rabilu Ringim told CNN.<p>Police cordoned …

Iran's Bahá'í leaders mark six years in jail, imprisoned for their religion

Iran,Religion,Freedom of religion,Middle East and North Africa,Human rights,Hassan Rouhani,The Iranian revolution<p>The fate of the Baha’i minority is not theirs alone, they represent all Iranians who do not conform in one way or another, says Ramin Ahmadi<p>I am fourteen years old. It is southern Iran …

Armed group attacks Libyan parliament

Libya's government has insisted it is still in control of the worsening security situation, even as an al-Qaeda-inspired group vowed to fight troops loyal to a renegade general behind an attack on the country's parliament.<p>Gunmen launched an attack on the parliament in the capital Tripoli on Sunday …

Britain must recognise the worth of foreign students

Don't expect much soul searching this side of the election. Which is a shame because there is a good deal to be done. A great many activists and newspapers and politicians will want to reflect on the hysteria they caused late last year when they said the country would be over-run by Romanians and …

Nigeria kidnapped schoolgirls: Boko Haram 'prepared to begin release of up to half of the girls'

Exclusive: Boko Haram abandons demands for its top commanders to be released in negotiations with the Nigerian government that could see "gradual" release of schoolgirls as early as next week, sources tell Telegraph<p>Boko Haram has dropped demands for the release of top commanders in talks with the</b> …

Britain has five years before fossil fuels ‘run out’

16 May 2014<p>Britain has five years before fossil fuels ‘run out’<p>Time to move to Russia? A Global Sustainability Institute report says the UK could run …

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Astronomers Have Found The First 'Sister Star' Of Our Sun

Finding more solar siblings could help shed light on how the solar system came to harbor life, researchers said, adding that life may even teem on the planets circling such sister stars.<p>Stars are typically born alongside many siblings within giant clouds of gas and dust known as stellar nurseries. …