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21 Killed In Nigerian Shopping Mall Blast

By Robyn Dixon, Los Angeles Times JOHANNESBURG — Violence hit the Nigerian capital of Abuja on Wednesday when a bomb blast at a shopping mall rocked the upscale Wuse 2 neighborhood, sending a pall of black smoke into the sky and killing 21 people. Police confirmed that 21 died and 17 others were injured in […]

June 25, 2014

Suicide Bomber Strikes Nigeria World Cup Screening, Killing 14

By Robyn Dixon, Los Angeles Times JOHANNESBURG — A suicide bomber driving a three-wheeler taxi detonated a blast at an open-air World Cup viewing venue in northern Nigeria on Tuesday night, killing 14 people, according to police. Police Assistant Superintendent Nathan Cheghan told the Associated Presst that 26 others were wounded in the attack in […]

June 18, 2014

Militants Kill Dozens In Hours-Long Siege On Kenyan Town

By Kate Linthicum and Joseph Akwiri, Los Angeles Times NAIROBI, Kenya — A crowd of people gathered to watch a World Cup soccer match were among the targets of militants during a deadly five-hour siege on a small town on Kenya’s coast. Meshack Kimani said he was watching the game in a video hall in […]

June 16, 2014