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Suspected Robbers Kill 21 Villagers in Nigeria

Posted October 14th, 2012 at 9:30 pm (UTC-5)
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Armed robberies along Nigeria’s roadways are common. Local disputes erupting into violence also are common, especially in the north where the central government’s rule is at its weakest.

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Shooting Outside Mosque Kills 20 in Nigeria

Posted October 14th, 2012 at 11:55 am (UTC-5)
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Nigerian officials say suspected robbers opened fire outside a mosque in the northern part of the country, killing at least 20 people. Authorities say the attack occurred early Sunday in Dogon Dawa village in Kaduna state. A rescue official in the state who lives nearby told The Associated Press that as many as 50 gunmen […]

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Pakistani Interior Minister: Taliban Gunman Who Shot 14-Year-Old Girl Identified

Posted October 10th, 2012 at 3:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Pakistan’s interior minister, Rehman Malik, says the Taliban gunman who gravely wounded a 14-year-old girl for speaking out for education for women has been identified and will soon be arrested. Malik says Malala Yousufzai is out of danger after doctors removed the bullet, but is still unable to travel overseas for more treatment. He said […]

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Pakistani Girl Remains in Critical Condition

Posted October 10th, 2012 at 12:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Doctors in Pakistan have successfully removed a bullet from a 14-year-old girl shot by the Taliban for speaking out against the militant group and promoting education for women. Officials say Malala Yousufzai is in stable but critical condition after gunmen shot her in the head and neck Tuesday on her way home from school in […]

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Doctors Remove Bullet from Pakistan Girl Activist

Posted October 10th, 2012 at 8:10 am (UTC-5)
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Doctors in Pakistan have successfully removed a bullet from a 14-year-old girl shot by the Taliban for speaking out against the militant group and promoting education for women. Officials say Malala Yousufzai is in stable but critical condition after gunmen shot her in the head and neck Tuesday on her way home from school in […]

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Doctors Remove Bullet from Pakistan Girl Activist

Posted October 10th, 2012 at 4:55 am (UTC-5)
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Doctors in Pakistan have successfully removed a bullet from a 14-year-old girl shot by the Taliban for speaking out against the militant group and promoting education for women. Malala Yousufzai was in critical condition after gunmen shot her in the head and neck while boarding a school bus in Swat Valley Tuesday. Two other girls […]

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Taliban Gunmen Shoot Pakistani Teen Activist

Posted October 9th, 2012 at 3:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Taliban gunmen in Pakistan have shot and wounded a 14-year-old child activist who became famous for speaking out against the militant group. Malala Yousufzai was shot twice while boarding her school bus Tuesday in Swat Valley. Witnesses said gunmen who came to the school asked for Yousufzai by name before opening fire. She was shot […]

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Taliban Gunmen Shoot Pakistani Teen Activist

Posted October 9th, 2012 at 11:45 am (UTC-5)
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Taliban gunmen in Pakistan have shot and wounded a 14-year-old child activist who became famous for speaking out against the militant group. Malala Yousufzai was shot twice while boarding her school bus Tuesday in Swat Valley. Witnesses said gunmen who came to the school asked for Yousufzai by name before opening fire. She was shot […]

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Taliban Gunmen Shoot Pakistani Teen Activist

Posted October 9th, 2012 at 10:35 am (UTC-5)
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Taliban gunmen in Pakistan have shot and wounded a 14-year-old child activist who became famous for speaking out against the militant group. Malala Yousufzai was shot twice while getting onto her school bus in Swat Valley Tuesday. Witnesses told police gunmen arrived at the school and asked for Yousufzai by name before opening fire. She […]

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Gunmen Shoot Pakistan Teen Activist

Posted October 9th, 2012 at 6:55 am (UTC-5)
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Gunmen in Pakistan have shot and wounded a 14-year-old child activist internationally recognized for speaking out against the Taliban. Malala Yousufzai was shot twice while getting onto her school bus in Swat Valley Tuesday. At least one other girl was wounded in the attack. Witnesses told police that the gunmen arrived at the school and […]

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