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Nigeria

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  • Montverde's Abdul Bello becomes top prospect 9 months after leaving Nigeria

    Montverde's Abdul Bello becomes top prospect 9 months after leaving Nigeria
    Abdul Bello is not afraid of many things. One thing, however, terrifies the native Nigerian, who moved to the United States to play football nine months ago. "I am scared of girls … seriously," said Bello, a Montverde Academy offensive lineman....
  • Pope denounces 'wastefulness' in Easter address

    Pope denounces 'wastefulness' in Easter address
    Pope Francis, in his Easter address before a huge crowd, on Sunday denounced the "immense wastefulness" in the world while many go hungry and called for an end to conflicts in Syria, Ukraine and Africa. "We ask you, Lord Jesus, to put an end to all...
  • In hyperpartisan America, there's no room for compassion

    A hypothetical scenario: Your little boy lies in a hospital bed, stricken by a mysterious, potentially fatal disease. You are frightened and in despair. But your community rallies around you. Soon, the whole town is talking about your ordeal....
  • Extremist Islam is scared of little girls

    There was a method to this madness. Meaning that night more than three weeks ago when a caravan of trucks and buses descended on a boarding school in rural Nigeria and more than 200 schoolgirls were abducted from their beds. As is often the case with...
  • Abducted Nigerian girls put terrorist group on world map

    Abducted Nigerian girls put terrorist group on world map
    The mass abduction of several hundred schoolgirls sparked outrage. But it was the rambling, hourlong Hausa-language video by the terrorist group’s leader that triggered a global uproar. In it, Boko Haram chief Abubakar Shekau threatened to sell...
  • What we can do for the kidnapped Nigerian girls

    The Nigerian schoolgirls will never receive the global hero status of Malala. There are too many of them. They are nameless and faceless, with at least 270 missing, not counting the 50 lucky ones who escaped their militant Islamist captors. But they...
  • In 'Maleficent' Louboutins, Angelina Jolie talks Nigeria kidnapping

    Angelina Jolie has conjured up a couple of pairs of red-soled Christian Louboutin heels for her "Maleficient" press tour, and, boy, are they wickedly whimsical.  Jolie, who plays the villainous queen in Disney's latest adaptation of the "Sleeping...
  • Nigerian schoolgirls recall Boko Haram kidnapping

    Nigerian schoolgirls recall Boko Haram kidnapping
    Escape seemed hopeless. The militants' convoy of pickup trucks, buses and motorcycles penetrated deep into the northeastern Nigerian forest in the dead of night with its haul: several hundred schoolgirls. A phalanx of motorcycles puttered on either...
  • Nigerian leaders tried to sweep schoolgirl crisis under a rug

    Nigerian leaders tried to sweep schoolgirl crisis under a rug
    Why, many are asking, did it take the world so long to pay much attention to the kidnapping of more than 300 schoolgirls by Muslim fanatics in Nigeria? For starters, the buck stops with President Goodluck Jonathan, among other Nigerian political leaders...
  • Boko Haram releases video said to show kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls

    The Nigerian militant group Boko Haram has released a video said to show some of the scores of girls who were abducted from a boarding school last month. In the images, delivered to news organizations and posted on YouTube on Monday, about 100 girls are...
  • U.S. military in Chad to help search for missing Nigerian schoolgirls

    U.S. military in Chad to help search for missing Nigerian schoolgirls
    The Pentagon has sent about 80 U.S. military personnel and several surveillance drones to Chad to help in the search for more than 200 school girls who were kidnapped by Islamic militants five weeks ago in neighboring northern Nigeria, the White House...
  • Festival de Cannes: FOTOS de la alfombra roja

    Festival de Cannes: FOTOS  de la alfombra roja
     Se lleva a cabo la 67 edición del Festival de Cine Cannes y quiero compartir algunas fotos de la alfombra roja del evento donde se ha aprovechado para continuar la campaña mundial por la liberación de las 200 niñas secuestradas en Nigeria. "En un...