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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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In Libya, Al Qaeda banner flies over Benghazi: false flags or true colors?

Al Qaeda's black flag was recently spotted flying atop the Libyan city of Benghazi's courthouse, according to news reports and video footage posted on the Internet.

African immigrants targeted in Libya end game

Reports have surfaced about Libya rebel forces targeting dark skinned people for violent repression including rape and murder.

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With walruses on thin ice, Shell pursues Arctic drilling

As global warming threatens the wellbeing of Alaskan walruses, the government has exacerbated the issue.

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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.

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Cuba's oil prospects pose dilemma for U.S.

On May 12, the Cuban government took advantage of an international meeting on oil drilling safety in Trinidad and Tobago to announce that drilling is about to begin for offshore wells in deep water off Cuba's northeastern coast.

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Ecuadorian judge says Chevron must pay $8 billion

The legal battle brings to light the tug of war between the sovereignty of an independent nation and the infringement of that right under corporate globalization.

World Notes: Somalia, South Korea and more

Somalia: Fighting, danger to civilians mount; South Korea: Villagers protest U.S. naval base; Cuba: Building oil partnership with Russian firms; Colombia: New human rights failures; Israel: Prospect of short track to Palestinian sovereignty riles government

World Notes: China, Afghanistan, Trinidad and Tobago, Nigeria, Germany, Cuba

China-Russia ties, Afghanistan deaths, green industry in Caribbean, Nigeria's oil, lifetime jobs in Germany, U.S.-Cuba trade.

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