Falklands Tango and Dirty Wars

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Article by WN.com Correspondent Dallas Darling Like the tango, or music and dance which emerged from Argentina’s working-class districts and sums up the fears and anxieties of life, the back and forth yank and spin over the Falklands and its dirty wars never seems to fade. Again, Argentina has just […]

UN launches South Sudan humanitarian aid

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The United Nations has launched an emergency humanitarian effort, responding to a wave of violence in South Sudan that may have left thousands dead and an estimated 50,000 people in urgent need of aid. The announcement of the response plan followed intertribal clashes in and around the town of Pibor […]

Over 20 churchgoers, mourners gunned down in Nigeria

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SHARE AND DISCUSSTweet KANO, Nigeria: A fresh wave of violence targeting Christians claimed by Islamist group Boko Haram has rocked Nigeria, with over 20 people killed in attacks on mourners and church worshippers. The deadliest of the attacks hit the town of Mubi in northeastern Nigeria on Friday, when five […]

25 die in Damascus bombing

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A suicide bombing hit Damascus on Friday, killing 25 and wounding dozens of mostly civilians, state media said, blaming “terrorists” for the second such attack on the Syrian capital in two weeks. State television said the “powerful explosion” struck in the historic Midan quarter in the heart of the capital. […]

Simpson Miller sworn in as Jamaica’s leader

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Portia Simpson Miller took the oath of office as Jamaica’s new prime minister on Thursday, one week after her left-leaning People’s National Party won a landslide victory in legislative elections here. Simpson Miller became Jamaica’s first female prime minister in 2006, but lost power after a year and a half […]