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Shell must be held accountable for murder, say Nigerian victims

The case could mean that the days of corporations getting away with massive human rights abuse without legal consequence may be coming to an end.

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Weeklong "Occupy Nigeria" strike wins victory

A weeklong nationwide strike resulted in a victory for Nigerians as the government on Monday agreed to partially restore a popular fuel subsidy.

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Media throws blanket on Shell Oil atrocities in Nigeria

Last month, oil magnate Royal Dutch Shell had an industrial accident, which asent one to two million gallons of oil straight into the ocen off the coast of Nigeria.

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In Nigeria, Shell causes worst oil spill in a decade

75 miles off the coast of the Niger delta, up to 40,000 barrels of crude oil were spilled, poisoning the water.

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Bombing of UN's Nigeria office raises questions

Who are Boko Haram? The group has drawn renewed media interest following the UN building bombing that killed 10 last week.

World Notes: Cuba, Gaza and more

From workers striking in Korea to Spanish complicity in U.S. war crimes, what's going on in the world.

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World Notes: Spain, Nigeria, Israel, Venezuela, China, Cuba

Spanish workers battle austerity, lead poisoning in Nigeria, Israel seeks more military aid, Venezuela cuts military spending, China hears labor demands, Cuba boosts Internet access.

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World Notes: Europe, Iraq, Nepal, Costa Rica, Nigeria, Cuba

Joblessness up in Europe, displaced in Iraq, politics in Nepal, union-busting in Costa Rica, women appeal re Cuban 5.

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World Notes: Haiti, Cuba, Bolivia, China, Nigeria, Turkey

News clips from Cuba, Haiti, Bolivia, Switzerland, Nigeria, China, Turkey.

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World Notes: Poland, Honduras, Palestine, Malaysia, Nigeria, Cuba

In Poland, flaunting a red star or a Che Guevara tee shirt could lead to fines or two years in prison.