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  • Boko Haram shows no mercy in Nigeria, wrecking churches, homes, lives

    Boko Haram shows no mercy in Nigeria, wrecking churches, homes, lives
    When Boko Haram invaded her village last year, the Islamist extremists burned the churches, destroyed Bibles and photographs and forced Hamatu Juwanda to renounce Christianity. "They said we should never go back to church because they had brought a...
  • Ugandan leader blames deadly attacks in west on tribal rivalry

    Ugandan leader blames deadly attacks in west on tribal rivalry
    KAMPALA (Reuters) - Uganda's president said on Tuesday that deadly attacks on its security forces near its new oil fields in the west were sparked by a power tussle between local tribes, apparently ruling out Islamists who were once active there....
  • Yemeni Shi'ites capture city after fighting kills 200

    SANAA (Reuters) - Shi'ite Muslim fighters captured one of the main cities in northern Yemen on Tuesday, a local official and residents said, after fighting that has killed at least 200 people and puts the Shi'ites on the outskirts of the capital. The...
  • Nigeria's Boko Haram blamed for 18 attacks in past two weeks: U.N.

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Islamist militant group Boko Haram is blamed for at least 18 attacks on civilians in northern Nigeria in the past two weeks and the escalating violence of the insurgency threatens the security of West Africa, a senior U.N....
  • Council To Determine Glastonbury's Mill Legacy

    Council To Determine  Glastonbury's Mill Legacy
    GLASTONBURY — The town council will determine the future of the past tonight. The council will decide what to do with the ruins of the 19th-century Hopewell Woolen Mill site that was once home to a factory that produced Civil War uniforms and...
  • Boats meant for Afghan police sit idle in Yorktown

    Boats meant for Afghan police sit idle in Yorktown
    YORK — Eight boats purchased with more than $3 million meant for reconstruction efforts in Afghanistan have been sitting unused at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown for more than three years. An inquiry from the federal Office of the Special...
  • Iraq's fracture adds to pain of Gold Star families

     
    From Sunday's print column When I read news reports about the chaotic civil war that's ripping apart Iraq and threatening to undo, at least, any modest gains effected by the investment of American blood and treasure, I think about the......
  • At least 6 killed in car bombing near Somali parliament

    MOGADISHU, Somalia At least six people were killed Saturday in a suicide car bombing close to the Somali parliament in Mogadishu, the authorities said. Security official Mohamed Hassan said three soldiers were killed and that the bomber was believed to...
  • ‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ announces two cast members, two-week hiatus

     
    “Star Wars: Episode VII” has added two newcomers to its cast, and will take a two-week hiatus in August because […]...
  • Islamic State releases video of its leader in Mosul in new assertion of authority

    IRBIL, Iraq The Islamic State on Saturday released a video of what it said was its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, leading Friday prayers in one of Mosul's oldest mosques, an event that not only displayed the group's military control over Iraq's second...
  • Nigeria reports arrest of female recruiters for Boko Haram

    Boko Haram, the Islamist militant group that has kidnapped schoolgirls and turned northeastern Nigeria into a war zone, has a female recruitment wing, Nigerian defense officials said Friday as they released photographs of three women alleged to be members...