In the three months since Islamic extremists kidnapped more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls, 11 of their parents have died, town residents say. The town where the girls were kidnapped, Chibok, is cut off by militants, who have been attacking villages in the region.
The mystery of Abigail Hernandez’s disappearance in Conway, N.H.
The first bodies recovered from the Malaysia Airlines plane that crashed in Ukraine last week are to be flown to the Netherlands for identification. The Netherlands is holding a day of mourning for the 298 killed in the 17 July crash, 193 of whom were Dutch.
16 July 2014 Last updated at 07:50 ET Dutch state liable for 300 Srebrenica deaths A Dutch court has ruled that the Netherlands is liable for the killings of more than 300 Bosniak (Bosnian Muslim) men and boys at Srebrenica in Bosnia-Hercegovina in July 1995.
14 July 2014 – Human trafficking has no place in the modern world, the President of the General Assembly declared today at a special event at United Nations Headquarters ahead of the observance of the first ever World Day against Trafficking in Persons.
ABUJA, Nigeria – The National Hospital spokesman says a victim wounded in the bomb blast at a mall in Nigeria’s capital died overnight, raising the death toll to at least 22. The government says soldiers shot and killed one suspect as he tried to escape, and police detained a second suspect.
KHARTOUM (Reuters) - A 27-year-old woman who was sentenced to death in Sudan last month for converting to Christianity from Islam was freed on Monday after what the government said was “unprecedented” international pressure.
An international uproar mounted Tuesday over the fate of hundreds of Nigerian schoolgirls abducted by Islamist militants in mid-April, with the Obama administration preparing to send a team of specialists to Nigeria to help recover the missing girls and U.N.
It’s a tangled web of prostitution, money laundering and sex trafficking and investigators say it all leads back to one woman. KRDO NewsChannel 13 obtained the arrest affidavits for Covie King, Myong Moon and Myong Bogdany.
Brig. Gen. Jeffrey A. Sinclair, prosecuted in the militaryâs most closely watched sexual assault case, has agreed to plead guilty to lesser charges in exchange for the dismissal of accusations.
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Ukraine has issued an arrest warrant for fugitive President Viktor Yanukovych, announcing that he is wanted for mass murder. Yanukovych is on the run after bloody street protests in which police snipers killed dozens of opposition demonstrators captured international attention.
Flames engulfed the main anti-government protest camp on Kiev’s Independence Square as riot police tried to force demonstrators out following the bloodiest clashes in three months of protests. The iconic square turned into a war zone as riot police moved slowly through opposition barricades, hurling stun grenades and using water cannon to clear protestors. At least thirteen people were killed and scores injured today, as protestors took back control of Kiev’s city hall just two days after vacating the building. Also, see: Ukraine’s Revolution Is Being Broadcast Live.