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Can the Paris rally launch unified action against terror?
Last edited 20th January 2015

As the world mourns the vicious massacres in Paris, one of Africa’s top religious leaders suggested that the lack of a similar outcry across the globe over the slaughter of up to 2,000 people by Boko Haram last week in northeast Nigeria is further evidence that Black lives don’t matter as much as whites’. Ignatius Kaigama, the Catholic Archbishop of Jos and president of the Nigerian Bishops Conference, said the international community has expressed “solidarity,” but hasn’t done much to offer real help.

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Nigerian Archbishop Calls for Unity Marches after Massacres
Last edited 13th January 2015

Nigerian Roman Catholic Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama says his country needs a similar march to the one held in Paris Sunday to pay tribute to victims of Islamist militant attacks.

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I am Kelvin Cochran
Last edited 12th January 2015

In late 2014, retired Atlanta Fire Department Capt.Cindy Thompson contacted GA Voice, a Georgian LGBT group, to protest Cochran’s book and its mention of homosexuality. Thompson then brought the book to the Mayor’s LGBT liaison, Robin Shahar. Soon afterwards, LGBT activist groups began to rally for the fire chief to be fired.

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Sri Lanka's Hope for Tamil & Sinhalese Reconciliation
Last edited 12th January 2015

The people of Sri Lanka are hoping to hear Pope Francis deliver a message of reconciliation, after 30 years of civil war between the majority group Sinhalese, and the minority Tamils.

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Up to 2,000 Killed in New Boko Haram Attacks in Nigeria
Last edited 11th January 2015

As many as 2,000 people have been killed, and several churches burned, in the latest attacks by Boko Haram on Christian villages in Nigeria, the Fides news service reports.

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French Police Hunt Terror Suspect Brothers Said Kouachi and Cherif Kouachi after Charlie Hebdo Shooting
Last edited 9th January 2015

Elite French forces have swooped on sleepy villages northeast of Paris in the hunt for two brothers suspected of carrying out the deadly attack on Charlie Hebdo offices.

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Pope Sends Condolences to Cardinal Vingt-Trois of Paris
Last edited 8th January 2015

Pope Francis has expressed his deepest sympathy to those killed and their families and has reiterated his condemnation of violence. In a telegram sent today to Cardinal André Vingt-Trois, Archbishop of Paris, the Pontiff expressed his condolences to the loved ones of those killed in yesterday’s terror attack in Paris and promised prayers.

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Gunmen Attack French Satirical Magazine Charlie Hebdo at Paris Office, at Least 12 Dead
Last edited 7th January 2015

Three masked gunmen wielding assault rifles have stormed the offices of a French satirical magazine, shot 12 people dead and injured 11 more, four of them critically.

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Sydney Siege: Flowers Removed from Martin Place
Last edited 22nd December 2014

Nearly 100 volunteers gathered at Martin Place on Tuesday morning to begin clearing the sea of bouquets left in tribute of the victims of last week's siege at the Lindt Cafe.

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Pope Brokered Deal to Open US-Cuba Ties
Last edited 18th December 2014

Pope Francis played a key role in mediating talks between the US and Cuba, resulting in an exchange of prisoners and opening the way for the first direct talks between the neighboring countries in more than 50 years.

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