Thursday, December 27, 2007

40 Killed in Christmas Day Pipeline Explosion in Nigeria

At Least 40 Killed in Christmas Day Blast at Nigerian Pipeline
Explosion occurred as villagers were trying to scoop fuel from ruptured pipeline that caught fire

Two Foreign Aid Workers Seized in Northern Somalia
Women working for Doctors Without Borders international aid group seized in port town of Bossasso, Wednesday by gang armed with machine guns

Christmas Lull in Fighting Spurs Aid Workers in Eastern DRC
International Rescue Committee hopes to reach Rutshuru District, where many rape victims reported
Egypt Reports 16th Human Death From Bird Flu
Authorities say 25-year old woman died on the day she was diagnosed with bird flu

Campaign Ends Ahead of Kenya’s Election
Voters head to polls Thursday, to elect new president

Uganda Opposition Leader Denies Rumors of His Own Demise

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