Christians who gathered in a town hall in northern Nigeria to mourn fellow Christians killed in an earlier attack were themselves attacked by a group of Muslim gunmen. At least twenty Christians were killed, and another fifteen injured.
In other news, the European Commission says that Belgium’s budget for 2012 is too “optimistic”, and must be cut further to avoid penalties for exceeding the deficit ceiling, as provided for by new EU rules adopted last month.
Meanwhile, Dubai is having trouble with its own budget deficit, but is optimistic that its current austerity plan will correct the problem.
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