Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
Ebola did not take Victoria Yillia’s life. And it could not prevent the birth of her son. And yet it loomed, even on this, her happiest day.
LAGOS - Agence France-Presse
A Nigerian archbishop called Jan. 12 for the same international support to tackle Boko Haram as France has received since it was hit by Islamist attacks last week.
TUNIS - Reuters
A former Tunisian interior minister has been nominated as prime minister to form a new government after an agreement among political parties in the newly elected parliament
ABUJA - Agence France-Presse
Nigeria's military has called for support in tackling Boko Haram after a major attack on a key northeast town that is feared could be the worst in the bloody six-year insurgency.
TUNIS - Agence France-Presse
Tunisia's new leader Beji Caid Essebsi said the country has turned the page on dictatorship after a presidential vote that European observers hailed on Tuesday as "credible and transparent".
ANKARA - Anadolu Agency
'Terror attacks in which innocent people are brutally killed cannot be tolerated regardless of religion, civilization and justification,' President Erdoğan said in a statement
Anti-Islamist politician Beji Caid Essebsi won Tunisia's presidential election with 55.68 percent of the vote, beating incumbent Moncef Marzouki, the electoral commission said on Dec. 12.
BAUCHI - Reuters
Boko Haram militants have killed dozens of people and burned down homes in the northeast Nigerian town of Baga in the past two days, in a second killing spree since seizing control there at the weekend, witnesses said
A bombing at a bus station in Gombe city in northeast Nigeria killed at least 20 people on Dec. 22, the latest violence in the region repeatedly targeted by Boko Haram, the Red Cross said.
Boko Haram fighters killed a woman as she was in labour during what is feared to be the deadliest attack in the militants' six-year insurgency, Amnesty International claimed on Jan. 15.
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria - Agence France-Presse
A new video from Nigeria's home-grown Boko Haram extremists shows gunmen mowing down civilians lying face down in a dorm, and a leader saying they are being killed because they are "infidels" or non-believer
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