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Police free nearly 150 from school in northern Nigeria

17 hours ago   |   National Post

KADUNA - Police said on Saturday they had freed nearly 150 students from a purported school in northern Nigeria that claimed it was teaching the Koran but had instead subjected...
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Hundreds fled abusive Nigerian ‘school' before police raid

5 days ago   |   National Post

KANO - Hundreds of captives who were beaten, abused and held in squalid conditions at a purported Islamic school in northern Nigeria escaped prior to a raid this week, police...
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Nowhere to Go

5 days ago   |   Foreign Affairs

In 2015, over 1.2 million asylum seekers arrived in the European Union. They were fleeing war zones in Afghanistan, South Sudan, and Syria; economic deprivation in Nigeria and...
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Nigerian police rescue 67 from ‘inhuman' conditions at Islamic ‘school'

5 days ago   |   National Post

MAIDUGUIRI - Police in northern Nigeria rescued nearly 70 men and boys from a second purported Islamic school where they were shackled and subjected to "inhuman and degrading...
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Uber launches boat service to speed up travel in Lagos

5 days ago   |   Reuters

Global ride-hailing firm Uber technologies has launched a pilot test of a boat service in Nigeria's commercial city Lagos to attract commuters seeking to avoid the megacity's...
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Neymar plays only 12 minutes as Brazil held by Nigeria

Neymar plays only 12 minutes as Brazil held by Nigeria

6 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today

SINGAPORE - Neymar limped out of Brazil's friendly against Nigeria in Singapore on Sunday after only 12 minutes of play. The game ended 1-1, marking Brazil's fourth straight...
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Neymar injured again as Brazil draws Nigeria

6 days ago   |   NBC Sports

PSG faces Nice on Friday before a Champions League trip to Club Brugge.
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Brazil vs. Nigeria: Friendly prediction, pick, TV channel, live stream, watch online

7 days ago   |   CBS Sports   |   3 articles

Neymar and company go for the win against the Super Eagles
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Uber launches boat service in Nigeria's megacity Lagos

9 days ago   |   Reuters

Global ride-hailing firm Uber Technologies Inc on Friday launched a pilot test of a boat service in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos to attract commuters seeking to avoid the...
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More than one-third of women severely mistreated during childbirth in lower-income countries, WHO study finds

10 days ago   |   NY Daily News

More than one-third of women were severely mistreated during childbirth in four lower-income countries, a new WHO study released Wednesday said. The study found that women in...
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President Trump drops plan to host G-7 at his Florida golf resort

President Trump drops plan to host G-7 at his Florida golf resort

He said his administration will begin the search for another site immediately. Read more ...

VIDEO: School roof torn apart in Florida as storm Nestor brings tornadoes

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Ex-postmaster sentenced after she took mail in Minnesota that included a $5...

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Altuve's HR in 9th sends Astros to World Series over Yankees

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Cheika out as Australia coach after Rugby World Cup exit

Cheika out as Australia coach after Rugby World Cup exit

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Man Utd preparing for new multibillion-dollar takeover bid from Saudi crown...

Man Utd preparing for new multibillion-dollar takeover bid from Saudi crown prince - reports

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India says 2 soldiers & 1 civilian killed in Pakistani attack on Kashmir...

India says 2 soldiers & 1 civilian killed in Pakistani attack on Kashmir border post

The Indian military has accused Pakistan of a ceasefire violation in Kashmir that killed two of its soldiers and left one civilian dead. Islamabad says India killed six... Read more ...

Marner scores in OT to lift Maple Leafs past Bruins 4-3

Marner scores in OT to lift Maple Leafs past Bruins 4-3

TORONTO - Mitch Marner scored at 3:54 of overtime to give the Toronto Maple Leafs a 4-3 win over the Boston Bruins on Saturday night. Read more ...