At least 87 people have been killed in an attack by Boko Haram militants in Nigeria’s north-eastern Borno state, according to local officials.
Disguised in military uniforms, the militants set up checkpoints outside the town of Benisheik and shot dead those trying to flee, witnesses said.
XINJIANG – Adding more pressures on Uighur Muslims, Chinese authorities have placed China’s flag at the head of a mosque in western China, a move denounced by activists as an attempt to get unwavering allegiance to Beijing ahead of their faith. More links here and here
At a Thursday House Oversight and Government Reform hearing on Benghazi, Chaffetz asked Mark Sullivan, the chairman of the Independent Panel of Best Practices, how lawmakers in Congress could have learned about the report on Al Jazeera.
(CNSNews.com) – The Obama administration says it is concerned about the Assad regime’s biological weapon capabilities, but they are not covered by the chemical weapons framework agreement negotiated by the U.S. and Russia in Geneva.
5. Syria: Army ends Maaloula standoff at opposition-held monastery
Here they say that they were killed by Hezbollah – but dont’s say where exactly
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