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VIOLENCE in Nigeria’s north and centre is worsening. Increasingly deadly attacks on churches by Boko Haram, an extreme Islamist group, are straining fragile relations between Christians and Muslims.
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In viral video, children ask Mexican presidential candidates tough questions - CNN.com

In viral video, children ask Mexican presidential candidates tough questions - CNN.com | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
In a video, children ask Mexico's presidential candidates: "Are you striving only for the (presidential) chair, or will you change the future of our country?
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As radical sect attacks continue, Nigeria searches for intermediaries for possible negotiation

As radical sect attacks continue, Nigeria searches for intermediaries for possible negotiation | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
LAGOS, Nigeria — As a radical Islamist sect continues violent attacks across Nigeria’s north, the nation is searching for possible negotiators to serve as an indirect channel to a group whose very structure remains a mystery.
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In Russia, Videos Of Police Violence Against Protesters Spark Outrage

In Russia, Videos Of Police Violence Against Protesters Spark Outrage | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
Several videos showing riot police viciously beating protesters have sparked outrage in Russia, where a wave of opposition rallies against the reelection of Vladimir Putin is being harshly repressed...
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Inmate massacre highlights Mexico jail corruption

Inmate massacre highlights Mexico jail corruption | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
Nine guards have confessed to helping Zetas drug gangsters escape from prison before other Zetas slaughtered 44 rival inmates, a state official said late Monday, underlining the enormous corruption inside Mexico's overcrowded, underfunded prisons.
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Nigeria dispatches troops to north to stop Boko Haram attacks

Nigeria dispatches troops to north to stop Boko Haram attacks | Comparative Government and Politics | Scoop.it
The Christmas Day attack on a church is only the latest in string of attacks by the militant Islamist group Boko Haram, who has given Christians living in the north three days to leave the region.
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