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December 11, 2016 6:38 PM At least 160 dead in Nigerian church collapse

WARRI, Nigeria -- Mortuaries overflowed with bodies Sunday from a church collapse in southern Nigeria that killed at least 160 people, and worshippers said construction of the building had been rushed. “There were trapped bodies, parts of bodies, blood all over the place and people’s handbags and shoes scattered,” said computer analyst Ukeme Eyibio 34

December 11, 2016 3:28 PM Nigerian church collapse kills 160: hospital director

Metal girders and the roof of a crowded church collapsed onto worshippers in southern Nigeria, killing at least 160 people with the toll likely to rise, a hospital director said Sunday. Mortuaries in the city of Uyo are overflowing from Saturday's tragedy, medical director Etete Peters of the University of Uyo Teaching Hospital told The Associated Press 31

December 11, 2016 2:28 PM Nigerian church collapses, 160 dead, says hospital director

The Reigners Bible Church International was still under construction and workers had been rushing to finish it in time for an upcoming ceremony. Warri, Nigeria — Metal girders and the roof of a crowded church collapsed onto worshippers in southern Nigeria, killing at least 160 people with the toll likely to rise, a hospital director said Sunday 38

December 11, 2016 1:39 PM More than 100 killed in church collapse in Nigeria: photojournalist, resident

UYO, Nigeria At least 100 people were killed by the collapse of a church in southeastern Nigeria, a resident and photojournalist who visited the town morgue said on Sunday, a day after the incident. "At Uyo teaching hospital where I am now I could see over a hundred corpses, many are heaped on top off each other on the floor," said photojournalist Ini Samuel 29

December 11, 2016 1:29 PM 25 dead after bomb explodes at Coptic Christian cathedral in Cairo

CAIRO—A bombing at a chapel adjacent to Egypt’s main Coptic Christian cathedral killed 25 people and wounded another 49 during Sunday mass, in one of the deadliest attacks carried out against the religious minority in recent memory. The attack came two days after a bomb elsewhere in Cairo killed six policemen, an assault claimed by a shadowy group that authorities 37

December 11, 2016 12:21 PM Hospital Director: 160 Dead in Collapsed Nigerian Church

Metal girders and the roof of a crowded church collapsed onto worshippers in southern Nigeria, killing at least 160 people with the toll likely to rise, a hospital director said Sunday. Mortuaries in the city of Uyo are overflowing from Saturday's tragedy, medical director Etete Peters of the University of Uyo Teaching Hospital told The Associated Press 36

December 11, 2016 10:33 AM At least 25 dead in anti-Christian blast in Cairo

CAIRO: A bomb blast killed at least 25 worshippers during Sunday mass inside a Cairo church near the seat of the Coptic pope who heads Egypt's Christian minority, state media said. The explosion ripped through the church at around 10:00 am (0800 GMT), Egyptian security officials said. It was the deadliest suspected attack on the country's beleaguered 42

December 11, 2016 10:33 AM Bombing at Egypt's main Coptic Christian cathedral kills 22

A bombing at Egypt's main Coptic Christian cathedral killed 22 people and wounded another 35 on Sunday, according to Egyptian state television, in the second deadly attack to hit the Egyptian capital in two days. Egypt's official MENA news agency said an assailant lobbed a bomb into a chapel close to the outer wall of St Mark's Cathedral, seat of Egypt's 36

December 11, 2016 10:33 AM Blast at Egypt’s main Coptic cathedral kills 22, injures 35

Only on Friday, 6 policemen were killed in a bomb attack in Cairo by a group with suspected links to Muslim Brotherhood. A bombing at Egypt’s main Coptic Christian cathedral killed 22 people and wounded another 35 on Sunday, according to Egyptian state television, in the second deadly attack to hit the Egyptian capital in two days. Egypt’s official MENA news agency 38

December 11, 2016 3:36 AM At least 60 killed as crowded church collapses in Nigeria

LAGOS, Nigeria — The roof of a crowded church collapsed onto worshippers in southern Nigeria on Saturday, killing at least 60 people, witnesses and an official said. The Reigners Bible Church International in Uyo, capital of Akwa Ibom state, was still under construction and workers had been rushing to finish it in time for Saturday’s ceremony to ordain 46