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  • Pope's Easter message offers prayer for Ukraine, Syria

    Pope's Easter message offers prayer for Ukraine, Syria
    VATICAN CITY¬† — Celebrating Easter Sunday, Christianity's most joyous and hopeful day, Pope Francis prayed for peace in Ukraine and Syria and for an end to the terrorist attacks in Nigeria that have targeted so many Christians.
  • Suspicion focuses on Boko Haram in deadly Nigeria bus station blast

    Suspicion focuses on Boko Haram in deadly Nigeria bus station blast
    An early morning explosion that ripped through a bus station on the outskirts of the Nigerian capital, Abuja, killed at least 71 people and injured 124, police said. There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast, which happened during the...

    Nigeria bus station bombing kills 71; Boko Haram blamed

    Nigeria bus station bombing kills 71; Boko Haram blamed
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa -- Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan blamed Boko Haram for an explosion that killed scores of people Monday at a bus station outside the capital, Abuja, calling the Islamic militant group an “unnecessary distraction&...

    Nigeria bus station bombing kills at least 71

    Nigeria bus station bombing kills at least 71
    ABUJA, Nigeria — Police say an explosion that ripped through a busy bus station in Nigeria's capital has killed at least 71 people and wounded 124. Police spokesman Frank Mba says Monday's blast destroyed 16 luxury coaches and 24 minibuses....

    Southeast Asia is polio-free, World Health Organization rules

    Southeast Asia is polio-free, World Health Organization rules
    WASHINGTON – The World Health Organization declared Southeast Asia polio-free Thursday, marking a global health milestone for India, where the disease accounted for nearly half of all worldwide cases just five years ago. The announcement comes...