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  • Peace Corps volunteers recall work that changed their world

    Peace Corps volunteers recall work that changed their world
    At a time in their lives when young people feel the pressure of "what's next?" Larry Shirley, of Towson, and Barbara Cook, of Cockeysville, enlisted in the Peace Corps. That decision changed the course of their lives. The same could probably be said...
  • In Nigeria, getting away with murder

    In Nigeria, getting away with murder
    Since the arrival of the New Year, America's Nigerian diaspora, including its significant community in Maryland, must be dismayed by the news from Africa's most populous country. The reluctance ofNigeria'sgovernment to prevent or punish violence between...
  • Familiares buscan a jóvenes secuestradas en Nigeria, dicen hay 234 desaparecidas

    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Familiares de estudiantes secuestradas por militantes islamistas en Nigeria realizaban una búsqueda el lunes en una remota zona selvática y dijeron que las jóvenes desaparecidas suman 234, una cifra mucho más alta que la...
  • 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 'wastefullness' in Easter address

    Pope denounces 'wastefullness' 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...
  • Nigeria Islamists still holding 85 schoolgirls after raid: state

    Nigeria Islamists still holding 85 schoolgirls after raid: state
    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram is still holding 85 girls it abducted from a raid on a secondary school in northeastern Borno state this week, although the other 44 were free, the state government said on...
  • Al menos 71 muertos en explosión de bomba en abarrotada estación de buses en Nigeria

    Por Isaac Abrak y Camillus Eboh ABUYA (Reuters) - Una bomba que estalló en una estación de autobuses repleta cerca de Abuya mató al menos a 71 personas y dejó unos 124 heridos el lunes, informó la policía, en el primer ataque de este tipo en las...
  • Review: 'Big Men' ★★★★

    Review: 'Big Men' ★★★&#9733
    No single resource is more essential to modern life than oil, and no film offers a more incisive look at how the enormous wealth oil creates subverts the morality of individuals, corporations, even entire countries than Rachel Boynton's compelling...
  • Autoridades de Nigeria dicen que estudiantes secuestradas siguen desaparecidas

    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Las autoridades del estado de Borno, en el noreste de Nigeria, negaron el jueves un comunicado de las fuerzas armadas de que la mayoría de las 100 estudiantes secuestradas por rebeldes islamistas fueron liberadas en una...
  • Nigerian military says most of abducted schoolgirls freed

    ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria's military said on Wednesday its forces had freed most of the schoolgirls abducted by Islamist Boko Haram militants, and were continuing the search for eight students still missing. "With this development, the Principal of the...
  • Nigerian state, army says most abducted schoolgirls still missing

    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Nigeria's northeast Borno state said on Thursday only 20 of up to 129 schoolgirls abducted by Islamist rebels were back with their parents, and the military retracted an earlier statement in which it said it had freed most...
  • Secuestradores de estudiantes nigerianas simularon ser soldados

    Por Lanre Ola y Isaac Abrak MAIDIGURI/ABUYA (Reuters) - Rebeldes islámicos engañaron a decenas de estudiantes en Nigeria haciéndoles pensar que eran soldados que habían ido a evacuarlas antes de secuestrar entre 50 y 100 jóvenes, en el último...