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2012-08-16 | Nigeria: Dana Plane Crash - Journalists Attacked As Victims' Families Collect Bodies
"On why some of the names of the deceased already buried still appeared on the list, the CMD said in order to be on a safe side we conducted DNA tests for all the victims, so that in case mistakes are made we would know how to make restitution but thank God there is no mistake so far.

2012-08-16 | Nigeria: DANA Plane Crash Victims' DNA Results Out
However, Consultant Forensic Pathologist and Chief Examiner, Prof. John Obafunwa, said 16 bodies could not be identified probably because of heat, mangled bodies or the samples collected could not match with any of the charred bodies.

2012-08-09 | UN chief warns Mali becoming terrorism safe haven
Islamist militant groups control about two-thirds of Mali after hijacking a secular rebellion earlier this year, and then seized more territory after a March 22 military coup toppled President Amadou Toumani Toure in the southern capital Bamako.

2012-08-08 | Dana crash: 132 bodies identified as DNA results arrive
Adeniran said that at the meeting, relations of the victims had agreed on a scheduled dates for the release of the bodies. However, Consultant Forensic Pathologist and Chief Examiner, Prof. John Obafunwa said 16 bodies could not be identified probably because of heat, mangled bodies or the samples collected could not match with any of the charred bodies. Among the identified bodies was that of former general manager, Public Relations of Nigeria National Petroluem Corporation (NNPC), Mr. Levi Ajuonuma.

2012-08-08 | Unearthing Remains in Potter's Field to Give Names Back to the Nameless
Some 980 bodies have been found in the city, or its waterways, since 1990 whose identities have never been determined. After a month or more in one of the city’s morgues, the unidentified victims are generally sent to be buried in the same trench graves on Hart Island as the indigents.

2012-08-05 | Gunmen Briefly Seize Building in Yemen
Gunmen loyal to ousted Yemeni ruler Ali Abdullah Saleh seized a security building near the Interior Ministry in the capital for a few hours on Sunday before vacating it, a security official said.

2012-08-05 | New Threat From Sayyaf
In 2011, the US report said the Abu Sayyaf remained active, particularly with kidnappings for ransom, an increase in the use of improvised explosive device (IED) attacks, and armed attacks on civilian and police personnel. Also in 2011, the group took close to 20 people hostage, including children, in multiple attacks, an increase over the previous year.

2012-08-05 | Background check error leaves worker “humiliated”
Imagine starting a brand new job only to be sent home the very first day for lying about your criminal record. That’s what happened to a Milwaukee woman, hired by a local department store. Only, she didn’t lie. The company that checked her background got it wrong.

2012-08-05 | Kidnapping fear haunts Balochistan doctors
Doctors organised protest demonstrations and meetings from the platform of the Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) and said they could not perform their duty in a state of perpetual fear of being kidnapped or killed.

2012-08-05 | Ripken Addresses Mom's Kidnapping
The Hall of Fame infielder, speaking publicly for the first time about the abduction, said he doesn't know why his 74-year-old mother, Vi, was kidnapped at gunpoint from her home outside Baltimore, blindfolded and driven around for nearly 24 hours. She was found unharmed in her car near her home early the next morning.

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