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Ethnic violence hits Nigerian city of Jos again

Ethnic violence has once again broken out in the troubled city of Jos, Nigeria. 100s may have been killed. Violence has been traded among Muslims and Christians in the region for several years. Nigeria’s government has sent security forces into the town and the violence appears to have abated, BBC News.

U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has gone to Israel in an effort to restart Mid-East peace talks, BBC News. One of the major blocks is Israel’s insistence on continuing to build settlements in disputed areas, Al Jazeera.

Votes are still being counted from yesterday’s election in Iraq. Violence did not stop Iraqi citizens from going to the polls. 36 people died in attacks yesterday, Associated Press.

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