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Nigeria Imposes Curfews in Abuja

Posted June 30th, 2011 at 5:25 am (UTC-5)
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Nigeria has imposed curfews on nightclubs, bars, movies theatres and parks in the capital, Abuja, following several deadly bombing attacks. The Federal Capital Territory Administration has ordered parks and gardens to close by 6 pm while nightclubs, bars, and movie theatres are allowed to stay open until 10 pm daily. The agency says the curfew […]

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Egypt Lifting Nightly Curfew Imposed During Uprising

Posted June 6th, 2011 at 1:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Egypt’s military rulers are lifting a nightly curfew that was imposed during the height of the country’s popular uprising that ousted longtime leader Hosni Mubarak. Military officials said Monday the curfew would end on June 15 in order to “encourage the return to normal life.” The curfew was imposed on January 28 when Mr. Mubarak […]

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