Fresh Attacks in Nigeria

There have been fresh attacks by Boko Haram Islamists on Nigerian city of Maiduguri, according to eye witnesses. There was gunfire on the streets of Maiduguri which is said to have began in the early morning of Sunday. These attacks have been launched just a week after the group tried to capture the capital of Borno but they were kept away by the Nigerian army where many lost their lives.
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Police Snub Mayor during Wenjian Liu Funeral

During the funeral of the second of two officers who were gunned down on 20th December 2014, police turned their backs on New York’s mayor. The officer, Wenjian Liu, was killed with Rafael Ramos, his partner at the time. Liu, a son of Chinese immigrants, was shot dead alongside his partner by a gunman who was alleged to have grievances against the police. The funeral service was being held at Brooklyn funeral home where speakers lined up to pay tribute.
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