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Parents of abducted girls, escapees meet president

ABUJA, Nigeria: President Goodluck Jonathan is meeting with many parents of the 219 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls and some classmates who managed to escape from Islamic extremists.



British schools inquiry finds evidence of Muslim extremist campaign

LONDON: Schools in Birmingham were exposed to a “sustained and coordinated” effort to impose a hard-line Muslim agenda on pupils, a government investigation led by London’s former counter-terrorism ch



India woman beaten to death on suspicion of witchcraft: police

PATNA, India: Villagers in a rural part of eastern India have beaten to death a woman whom they accused of being a witch, police said Tuesday.





Suspect in Irish soldiers’ deaths arrested in US

DEARBORN, Michigan: US agents have arrested a man who the Irish government says is a suspect in the abduction, torture and killing of two Irish soldiers serving as United Nations peacekeepers in Leban



US train crash injures 2 people, spills oil

SLINGER, Wisconsin: A Canadian National Railway Co.



Costa Concordia almost ready for final voyage

GIGLIO, Italy: The massive hulk of the Costa Concordia is nearly ready to be towed away from the Italian island where it struck a rock and capsized two-and-a-half years ago, killing 32 people, officia




Sudan’s Darfur militants reject claims they murdered 13 civilians

KHARTOUM: Rebels in Sudan’s Darfur on Monday denied killing 13 civilians, calling government claims of their involvement a fabrication.

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