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Suicide bomber kills at least 10 in Cameroon mosque
The Islamist group whose origins are in northeastern Nigeria has stepped up attacks in neighbouring Cameroon, Chad and Niger since last year. Many of the recent Cameroon attacks have been conducted by women. "The suicide attack took place at 5:40 ...
Nigerians relish new freedoms after reign of terror by Boko Haram militants
MALARI, Nigeria — A year after Boko Haram terrorists ravaged this tiny community, life is returning to a semblance of normalcy as the Nigerian military makes gains against the Islamic extremists. Schoolchildren shout and play before school begins ...
Shiite group charges Nigerian military is burying victims of alleged massacre to hide toll
Minneapolis Star Tribune
LAGOS, Nigeria — Nigerian troops Wednesday buried the bodies of hundreds of victims of an alleged military massacre of Shiite Muslims to hide the death toll, the Shiite Islamic Movement in Nigeria said. Wednesday's allegation comes as ... The National ...
George MacIntyre, coach of magical '82 Vanderbilt team, dies
Former Vanderbilt football coach George MacIntyre, the 1982 national coach of the year, died Tuesday at age 76, his son Matt said. MacIntyre manned the winningest Commodores squad in more than a half-century when his team posted an 8-4 record and ...
France And England Play Friendly Match, Two Other Soccer Games Canceled
France and England played their friendly match at London's Wembley Stadium as scheduled Tuesday night, with England winning 2-0, but other soccer matches in Europe were canceled over security concerns. NPR's Newscast ... Dirk Tietenberg, the sports ...
Dispatches: Moving Ball Down the Field for Human Rights?
Human Rights Watch
China soccer match in the Abdullah bin Khalifa stadium, Doha, Qatar. ... Despite its influence and power, FIFA has long failed to tackle abuses in the life cycle of its mega-sporting events, from bidding through construction, to legacy for local ...
He Sometimes Crawled To School, He Plays Soccer On A Scooter
Nigeria's para-soccer league was formed to provide polio survivors with the benefits of a competitive sport — better health, more confidence and a physical and emotional outlet. To play, Muntari sits on a small wooden scooter — a twelve-inch wooden ...
Platini Lawyers: Document Could Help Prove His Innocence
Voice of America
European soccer chief Michel Platini's legal team believes a 23-page memo published by a French newspaper on Sunday could help clear him of wrongdoing and allow him back into the FIFA presidential race. Platini, until recently seen as the man to lead ...