Global Week in Review: Obama Condemns Violence in Egypt

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  • Mob Kills Transgender Teen in Jamaica
  • Israel to Free 26 Palestinian Prisoners
  • 9,000 Forcibly Evicted in Nigerian City
  • Egypt Police Postpones Dissolving Pro-Morsi Sit-Ins
  • U.S. Surveillance Could Chill Kerry’s Visit to Latin America
  • Volcano Spews More Hot Ash, Lava in East Indonesia
  • Suspected Nazi-Era War Criminal Dies
  • Family of Man Murdered in China Seeks 8.2 Million
  • Deadly Typhoon in Philippines Leaves 2 Dead, 45 Missing
  • Prince Charles Accused of Meddling in Politics
  • Couple Drives From Spain to Ghana for Breast Cancer Awareness
  • Presidential Vote-Counting Underway in Mali
  • Al-Qaida Leader Vows to Free Jailed Members
  • Egypt’s Crisis Escalates
  • Israelis, Palestinians Start Peace Talks
  • Ugandan Wetlands Destroyed for Rose Farm
  • Kenya Airport Body to Replace Chief After Massive Fire
  • Rastas Discuss Reparations
  • Paraguay's Controversial New President Takes Office
  • Chilean Workers Halt Strike at Top Mine
  • Mugabe Tells Skeptics of Zimbabwe Election to “Commit Suicide”

9,000 Forcibly Evicted in Nigerian City

After armed police and bulldozers destroyed an area in Lagos which they deemed “a rubbish dump,” 9,000 are left homeless. The London-based human rights organization Amnesty International said that residents who have lost their homes and livelihoods are now sleeping in the open street, and are prey to bandits and diseases. 

(Photo: REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye)

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