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Boko Haram kills eight, abducts women in NorthEast Nigeria

Boko Haram kills eight, abducts women in NorthEast Nigeria

By AFP KANO, NIGERIA:  Boko Haram militants have killed eight loggers near the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri, vigilantes and residents told AFP on Sunday. The militant gunmen on Saturday stopped nine loggers in a pickup truck near Kayamla village, 10 kilometres from the city, murdering eight while one managed to escape. “The gunmen stopped […]

Kashmiris snub Indian poll, pay with eight lives

Kashmiris snub Indian poll, pay with eight lives

THE NEWSPAPER’S CORRESPONDENT NEW DELHI: India’s vaunted democracy turned into a brutal military operation on Sunday in the disputed region of Jammu and Kashmir, where security forces shot dead at least eight protesters campaigning against a parliamentary by-election they didn’t want. The unusually high number of single-day casualties drew immediate condemnation from Pakistan. Amid the […]

Stark inequality: Oxfam says eight men own half the world’s wealth

Stark inequality: Oxfam says eight men own half the world’s wealth

DAVOS, Switzerland (Yes news) — The gap between the super-rich and the poorest half of the global population is starker than previously thought, with just eight men, from Bill Gates to Michael Bloomberg, owning as much wealth as 3.6 billion people, according to an analysis by Oxfam released Monday. Presenting its findings on the dawn […]