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‘Clearing out an entire people’

International | Christian groups say repeated Nigerian herdsmen attacks amount to genocide
by Onize Ohikere
Posted 7/17/18, 03:50 pm

ABUJA, Nigeria—Aid groups and church communities are still scrambling to restore some level of normalcy in predominantly Christian areas in Plateau state after the June 23 herdsmen attack that killed more than 200 people. Some Christian groups call the attacks ethnic cleansing, saying the killings should qualify as genocide.

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Nearly 200 people missing after Indonesian ferry sinks

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 6/20/18, 10:52 am

Indonesian search crews on Wednesday continued to search for 192 people missing for two days after an overcrowded wooden ferry sank in Lake Toba. The ferry began taking on water Monday evening near the island of Sumatra as it battled rough weather. Responders found only 18 survivors, and many of the victims are likely trapped in the sunken ferry, said North Sumatra province police Chief Paulus Waterpau.

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Gaza border deaths mar U.S. Embassy move to Jerusalem

International | Hundreds more injured as Israeli Defense Forces deploy snipers at security fence
by Mindy Belz
Posted 5/14/18, 11:16 am

ISRAEL: Before the ceremony marking the move of the U.S. Embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem took place Monday, Israeli Defense Forces killed at least 41 people in clashes at the Gaza border.

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