Boko Haram burns kids alive in Nigeria, 86 dead

Feb 1, 2016

Boko Haram burns kids alive in Nigeria, 86 dead

A survivor hidden in a tree says he watched Boko Haram extremists firebomb huts and heard the screams of children burning to death, among 86 people officials say died in the latest attack by Nigeria’s homegrown Islamic extremists. Scores of charred corpses and bodies ...

Italy hides ancient nude sculptures from visiting Iranian president

Jan 27, 2016

Italy hides ancient nude sculptures from visiting Iranian president

A decision by Italian officials to cover ancient nude statues so as to not offend Iran’s visiting president is drawing ridicule in Rome. Ahead of a news conference Monday with Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, wooden panels were erected around ...