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Diaspora

Activists: Civilians ‘massacred’ in central Syria

March 17, 2012

Syrian activists said Monday that pro-government gunmen killed at least 16 people — including children — in a rebel stronghold recaptured by the government in the embattled city of Homs, fueling concerns the government is carrying out reprisals in territory it has captured.

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Rep. of Congo: 236 dead after arms depot blasts

March 12, 2012

Morticians stacked bodies two to a tray at Brazzaville’s main morgue Tuesday as the death toll rose to at least 236 from a conflagration at an armory that catapulted shells, rockets and other munitions into a densely populated area of the capital of the Republic of Congo.

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Pakistan lauds Oscar-winning filmmaker of “Saving Face”

March 5, 2012

Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy won the prize for the documentary “Saving Face,” which chronicles a London-based plastic surgeon who travels to Pakistan to treat women who have had acid thrown on them. The attacks are often carried out by angry husbands or spurned lovers.

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First black joins Sons of American Revolution

February 27, 2012

A chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution in North Carolina is inducting its first black member, a firefighter who only recently learned his ancestor was freed from slavery after fighting for American independence.

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Sexy interracial poster sparks furor in South Africa

February 5, 2012

The poster was distributed on university campuses by the student wing of the Democratic Alliance, the main opposition party. It shows a young inter-racial couple – a white man and a black woman – both apparently nude, locked in a loving embrace.

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