Monthly Archives: February 2016

About that Nigeria bomb killing 58

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — When three girls showed up Monday at a camp for people who had fled the militant group Boko Haram, they were welcomed and offered a place to sleep. But early Tuesday morning, as the first light spread … Continue reading

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Apple will not help FBI in hacking cell phone

Apple Inc. CEO Tim Cook says his company will fight a federal magistrate’s order to help the FBI hack into an encrypted iPhone belonging to one of the San Bernardino, California shooters. The company said that could potentially undermine encryption … Continue reading

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Two suicide bombers kill more than a dozen in a market in Cameroon

Two suicide bombers killed at least 12 people and injured 50 others in a market in Meme, northern Cameroon on Friday, military sources told the Reuters news agency. Two men walked into the market and blew themselves up, one of … Continue reading

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CIA Torture in Movies, Art Imitates Life

GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, CUBA Defense lawyers in the Sept. 11 case screened grisly scenes of torture from the Hollywood movie “Zero Dark Thirty” at the war court Thursday Feburary 18, 2016 in their bid to argue that the CIA … Continue reading

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Several killed in clashes in Libya’s Benghazi

Heavy clashes in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi have left at least 12 people dead and 17 wounded, a hospital official said on Saturday. Five years on from the uprising that toppled Muammar Gaddafi, Libya is plagued by instability … Continue reading

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52 dead in riot at Mexico’s Topo Chico prison

What started as a late-night fight between leaders of rival gangs spiraled into a massive prison riot in northern Mexico that left dozens dead, officials said. The riot killed 52 people inside Topo Chico prison in Monterrey, a spokesman for … Continue reading

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EU Elections Monitor Rips Uganda Election

The European Union (EU) Election Observer Team’s report makes it clear that what just transpired in Uganda doesn’t qualify as an election — by documenting the threats made against those who challenge the state by Gen. Kale Kayihura and by … Continue reading

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