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Pope sends condolences and solidarity to Cairo after bus attack

May 26, 2017. Secretary of State, Pietro Parolin, wrote a letter to His Excellency Abdel Fattah Al Sisi after the bus attack Friday in Cairo, which left close to 30 Coptic Christians dead, including children, and many others injured.
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Pope sends condolences to Manchester after attack

May 23, 2017. After the deadly terrorist attack at Victoria Station in Manchester, England, the pope has sent his condolences to the victims and their families.

Human Rights Watch releases Boko Haram death toll in 2014

2014-07-21

The death toll caused by Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram in Nigeria surpassed 2,000 people so far in 2014.

International NGO, Human Rights Watch, released a report documenting more than 100 attacks, which claimed 2,053 civilian lives, in the first half of this year alone.

The state of Borno, in the country's northeast, bore the brunt of the violence, with 1,446 deaths. Human Rights Watch also pointed out that the April kidnapping of 276 schoolgirls wasn't the only attack against minors in the country. In February, Boko Haram burned down a school in Buni Yadi, also in the northeast, with 59 students inside.

Meanwhile, the Nigerian army announced that they captured a high-ranking leaders of Boko Haram. They blame Mohammed Zakari for attack in the Kaigamari region, which claimed the lives of seven civilians, including women and children.


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