Fears of wider Boko Haram violence in Nigeria after Jos bombing The UN special envoy for Central ... to Nigeria to help in the search effort. Mohammed, however, said that while on the one hand international pressure was forcing the government in Abuja to act, it was also emboldening Boko Haram to mount further strikes. 05/21/2014 - 7:54 am | View Link
Fears of wider Boko Haram violence in Nigeria after Jos bombing JOS, Nigeria, May 21- Rescue workers on Wednesday combed through the rubble of Nigeria’s deadliest bomb attack after at least 118 people were killed in the central city of Jos ... Boko Haram to mount further strikes. “They have sleeper cells all ... 05/21/2014 - 3:23 am | View Link
Car bombing strikes central Nigerian city, leaves 118 dead Lagos: On Tuesday, at least 118 people were killed and over a dozen were injured in a string of car bomb explosion in the central Nigerian City of Jos ... of human progress and civilization, adding that Nigeria was committed to implementing anti-terrorism ... 05/20/2014 - 7:41 pm | View Link
Nigeria bus station bombing kills 71 on edge of capital The bus station, 8 km (5 miles) southwest of central Abuja, serves Nyanya ... The attack underscored the vulnerability of Nigeria's federal capital, built in the 1980s in the geographic centre of the country to replace coastal Lagos as the seat of ... 04/14/2014 - 11:23 am | View Link
Nigerian bus station bombing kills 71 The bus station, 8 km (5 miles) southwest of central Abuja, serves Nyanya ... The attack underscored the vulnerability of Nigeria's federal capital, built in the 1980s in the geographic centre of the country to replace coastal Lagos as the seat of ... 04/14/2014 - 5:52 am | View Link
Timeline of Boko Haram attacks in Nigeria Between 2009 and beginning of 2012, Boko Haram was responsible for over 900 deaths. On 14 May 2013, President Goodluck Jonathan declared a state of emergency in the ... 10/30/2014 - 3:30 pm | View Website
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Internally Displaced Persons: Case Studies of Nigeria’s ... Internally Displaced Persons: Case Studies of Nigeria’s Bomb Blast and the Yoruba-Hausa Ethnic Conflict in Lagos, Nigeria 10/28/2014 - 6:43 am | View Website
NYANYA SUICIDE BOMB ATTACK : AT LEAST 71 KILLED, 124 ... 26 responses to nyanya suicide bomb attack : at least 71 killed, 124 injured in nigeria blasts 10/27/2014 - 5:07 pm | View Website
BBC News At least 14 people have been killed in a bomb attack on a bar that was screening a televised football match in north-eastern Nigeria, police say. 06/1/2014 - 7:27 pm | View Website
The president is in charge of defense and foreign policy, names the chiefs of the country's two main intelligence agencies as well as top prosecutors and ambassadors.
A former prime minister, lawmakers, soccer club bosses and media tycoons have been imprisoned on corruption charges.
Even Basescu's brother has been under arrest since June on suspicion of taking a bribe from a man convicted of attempted murder.
Ponta, the 42-year-old prime minister, is an ex-prosecutor whose popularity appears not to have been badly damaged by corruption probes of senior members of his Social Democratic Party.
—Former tourism minister Elena Udrea is well-known for her close relationship with the outgoing president and for her glitzy wardrobe — once sparking outrage by wearing a Dolce & Gabbana dress that cost as much as many Romanians earn in a month.
Authorities are investigating a possible police connection to the killing of three U. S. citizens visiting their father in Mexico who were found shot to death along with a Mexican friend more than two weeks after going missing.
Parents of the three siblings, whose bodies were identified Thursday, have said witnesses reported they were seized by men dressed in police gear calling themselves "Hercules," a tactical security unit in the violent border city of Matamoros heavily racked by cartel infighting.
The country already is engulfed in the case of 43 teachers college students missing in southern Guerrero state at the hands of a mayor and police working with a drug cartel.
In June, soldiers killed 22 suspected gang members in Mexico state, then altered the scene and intimidated witnesses to hide the fact that most of the dead were executed after they surrendered, a National Commission on Human Rights report said last week.
Tamaulipas authorities said it could take 24 to 48 hours for DNA tests to confirm that the bodies were those of the Alvarado siblings, who were last seen in El Control, a small town near the Texas border west of Matamoros, about to return home to Progreso, Texas.
According to Raquel Alvarado, witnesses told family members that the brothers arrived around 12:30 p.m.
It can be hard for visitors to Berlin to imagine where the Berlin Wall once separated Germany's communist East from the U. S.-friendly West. Today, commuters run to catch a metro where trains stood for nearly 40 years. Curried sausages are sold and illegal (but popular) parties are celebrated in empty warehouses just feet from where East Germans were shot by their own countrymen as they tried to cross the border to the west.