Global Week in Review: Nigeria Blast Kills 71 People

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  • Police: Blast in Nigerian Capital kills 71
  • 2 UN Workers Killed by Gunmen in Somalia
  • In Uganda, a Nurse is Accused of Spreading HIV
  • Jamaica Reports Big Drop in Lionfish Sightings
  • Rwandan Journalist and Musician Arrested
  • Venezuelan Journalist Freed 8 Days after Kidnap

Police: Blast in Nigerian Capital Kills 71 

Two United Nations workers were killed in Somalia, a nurse in Uganda is accused of spreading HIV, plus more global news.Natelege Whaley (@natelege)

A blast at a bus station in the capital of Nigeria killed at least 71 people and wounded 124. It is being called the bloodiest terrorist attack in the city of Abuja. The incident is being tied to Boko Haram, an Islamic extremist group.

(Photo: AP Photo/ Gbemiga Olamikan)

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