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According to a report by AFP, a poll in Brazil says a woman who shows off her body deserves to be raped. We are talking about Brazil, the land of samba, voluptuous carnival dancers and mini bikinis. Of the 3,810 respondents of both sexes who responded to the government’s Institute of Applied Economic...
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According to a report by AFP, a poll in Brazil says a woman who shows off her body deserves to be raped. We are talking about Brazil, the land of samba, voluptuous carnival dancers and mini bikinis. Read more with images....
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Oct 10th, 2013
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  Armed security men with one of the Nigerians suspected to have kidnapped a child in Guinea-Bissau … on Tuesday. | credits: AFP. Guinea-Bissau has apologised to Nigeria over the killing  of  three of her citizens by  a mob  in Bissau. The apology was made shortly after Nigeria protested t...
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Oct 1st, 2013
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Addis Ababa (AFP) – A leading Ethiopian opposition group gathered Sunday to protest against the country’s anti-terrorism legislation, the head of the group said. “We want the government to abrogate the law and to release all political and prisoners of conscience immediately,” Negass...
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AFP/AFP/File – View of Nigeria’s Moonlight Maternity Clinic, that was raided by paramilitary operatives for allegedly engaging in baby trafficking business in the southeastern city of Enugu, on August 5, 2013. …more  The proprietor of Nigeria‘s Moonlight Maternity Clinic was not int...
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Suspected Islamist militants from the Boko Haram group have killed at least 35 people in north-eastern Nigeria, local officials have said. They say the gunmen raided the village of Demba in Borno state after locals refused to co-operate with them. The attack happened on Monday, but details emerged on...
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A Zambian activist has been arrested after arguing for gay rights to be respected as human rights, in a live TV appearance. Paul Kasonkomona was taken into custody by police who were waiting outside the studios of privately owned Muvi TV in the capital. He has been charged with “inciting the public t...
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Mar 23rd, 2013
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(AFP) KANO, Nigeria — Twenty-five people were killed in eastern Nigeria when attackers blasted a jail, a police station and a bank with bombs, machine-guns and rocket-propelled grenades, police said Saturday. “We have 25 dead from yesterday’s attacks in Ganye, which included a chief priso...
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Mar 17th, 2013
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HARARE — Zimbabwe police detained three senior aides to Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai Sunday in the wake of a key referendum, the premier’s office said. They “were arrested in Harare this morning,” a source in Tsvangirai’s office told AFP, adding that the charges were not s...
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Mar 9th, 2013
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(AFP) KINSHASA — Rival factions of Democratic Republic of Congo’s M23 rebel movement on Saturday clashed again in the country’s volatile east after a week of calm, one of the sides said. Fighting within M23 ranks first broke out in late February, after the dismissal of its political leade...