Residents: 50 bodies found in Nigeria violence

BAUCHI, Nigeria - Residents of a Nigerian town attacked...attack on Gamboru, in remote northeastern Nigeria near the border with Cameroon, is part...the vast Sambisa Forest in northeastern Nigeria.The death toll from the Monday afternoon...
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Sierra Leone to shut down for three days to slow Ebola

...come to conduct awareness campaigns and have even attacked health clinics.The disease, which has also touched Liberia, Nigeria and Senegal, is believed to have sickened more than 5,300 people and killed more than 2,600 of them, the U.N.'s...
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Spain defeats Nigeria 3-0 to reach semifinals

...Brazil - World Cup champion Spain defeated Nigeria 3-0 with two goals from Jordi Alba and...emphatic, it could have been much closer if Nigeria had accepted some of its many clear chances...Nigerians, particularly in the first half. Nigeria played fast-flowing soccer in the first...
AP: Nigeria government freed bomb suspect

ABUJA, Nigeria - Nigeria detained and released several radical Muslims suspected of being terrorists...officials who fear a growing wave of al-Qaida-linked terror attacks in Nigeria, a main supplier of oil to the United States.Some of those arrested...
African Children's Choir to give concerts in Juneau

...other performers.Parent organization Music for Life works in seven African countries - Uganda, Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan, Nigeria, Ghana and South Africa. MFL has educated over 52,000 children and impacted the lives of over 100,000 people through...
Sports on TV

...BASEBALL3 p.m., ESPN - Tampa Bay at N.Y. YankeesSOCCER8 a.m., ESPN - FIFA, World Cup, round of 16, France vs. Nigeria, at Brasilia, BrazilNoon, ESPN - FIFA, World Cup, round of 16, Germany vs. Algeria, at Porto Alegre, BrazilTENNIS3...
Brazil Beat needs to lighten up, squirt some water on him.That's what Ezequiel Lavezzi did during Argentina's 3-2 win over Nigeria, and his teammates seem to think it's a good idea.Lavezzi, a known jokester, was receiving instructions from Alejandro...
Today In Sports History

...2012 - Carmelo Anthony and the U.S. men's Olympic basketball team rewrites the record books in a 156-73 romp over Nigeria. The U.S. led by 26 in the first quarter, had an Olympic-record 78 points in the first half and Anthony scored 37 points...
Brazil Beat conditions here in Brazil ... teams were going to be very economical with the expenditure of efforts," said former Nigeria international Sunday Oliseh, now on a FIFA panel dissecting the play, tactical innovations and other on-field trends of...
Lagos aims to use trash to make electric power in new program

LAGOS, Nigeria - At Lagos' largest dump, dozens of men gather to sort iron, program is also organizing recycling to clean up the biggest city in Nigeria, Africa's most populous country of about 170 million people.The project...
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