Onize Ohikere

Onize is a reporter for WORLD Digital based in Abuja, Nigeria.

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Iran joins the fray of mass protests

International | The Islamic country’s government ends unrest with internet blackout
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 11/26/19, 12:55 pm

Full internet access slowly returned across Iran over the weekend, ending a crackdown on protests the Islamic government labeled as an enemy plot. The clashes echoed ongoing, sporadic outbursts of frustration over repressive leadership throughout the Middle East.

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Palestine marks ‘day of rage’

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 11/26/19, 10:56 am

Palestinians clashed with Israeli security forces and burned cutouts of President Donald Trump on Tuesday to protest U.S. support for Israeli settlements. Hundreds of rallies and marches marked the “day of rage” in cities across the West Bank. Local media reported at least 30 people sustained injuries.

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Strong earthquake hits Albania

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 11/26/19, 10:17 am

Rescue crews searched for survivors on Tuesday after an early morning earthquake killed at least 18 people and left more than 600 others injured. The 6.4 magnitude quake was the strongest to hit the Balkan nation in decades. It struck 19 miles northwest of Tirana, the capital city, with a depth of 12 miles, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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