Tag Archives: Cameroon

Suspected Boko Haram suicide bomber kills 10 in Cameroon

By Josiane Kouagheu & Sylvain Andzongo DOUALA/YAOUNDE, Cameroon (Reuters) – A suicide bomber killed 10 people in Cameroon's Far North region, military & political sources said, in an attack thought…

Cameroon says no missing girls among freed Boko Haram hostages

YAOUNDE (Reuters) – Cameroon said on Monday that schoolgirls kidnapped by Islamist militant group Boko Haram last year were not among a group of 900 hostages liberated by the West…

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Syrians held in Honduras travelled through several countries on forged passports

By Gustavo Palencia TEGUCIGALPA (Reuters) – Five Syrian men detained in Honduras carrying forged Greek passports travelled through multiple countries before they were stopped, officials said, raising questions approximately how…

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American Cancer Society says start mammograms at 45, not 40

CHICAGO (AP) — The American Cancer Society is revising its advice on when women should start getting mammograms & how often. The updated guidelines recommend annual breast cancer screenings at…

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FTC reviewing VW's 'Clean Diesel' ads for fraudulent claims

WASHINGTON (AP) — "Aren't diesels dirty?" asks the grandmother in the passenger seat of the gleaming new VW Golf SportWagen. "Diesel in Latin means 'dirty,'" chimes in another friend in…

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Nigeria's Buhari in Cameroon seeks closer partnership against Boko Haram

By Sylvain Andzongo YAOUNDE (Reuters) – Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari began a two-day visit to Cameroon on Wednesday in a bid to soothe fractious ties between the West African neighbours…

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Pygmies' stunted growth explains human success

The pygmies of West Africa evolved their short stature independently, & very differently, from their cousins in East Africa, French researchers said Tuesday. The finding is evidence for the theory…

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2016 Republicans use Trump, TV to make debate cut

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Rick Perry is attacking Donald Trump's credibility & branding the billionaire businessman "a cancer on conservatism." Rick Santorum, a conservative stalwart, popped up on a TV…