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Rebels chase troops from northeast Nigerian towns

Islamic extremists overran a major northeastern town that is home to Nigeria’s defense chief on Wednesday.


Dozens of Nigerian girls abducted by Boko Haram

Escaping residents said Boko Haram insurgents abducted 80 girls and women from neighboring Adamawa state.

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Nigeria, Boko Haram agree to immediate cease-fire

The fate of more than 200 missing schoolgirls abducted by the insurgents six months ago still is being negotiated.


Scores killed as Boko Haram insurgents overrun Nigerian town – sources

The Islamists launched an attack on the town of Bama on Monday but came back in greater numbers overnight, the sources said.


At least six killed as suicide bombers attack two mosques in Nigeria

Suicide Bombers attacked two mosques in northeast Nigeria’s Yobe state killing at least six people.

A letter to a friend in Gaza

Our demand to demilitarise the Strip is not only for Israelis; it’s also for you, Fathi. We prefer happy neighbours to suffering neighbours.


Boko Haram militants seize Cameroon vice PM’s wife

Boko Haram militants take away Cameroon Vice Prime Minister Ahmadou Ali’s wife and house help.


Explosion hits market in Nigerian city Maiduguri

Witnesses said the explosion ripped through the market early Tuesday.


How Boko Haram is beating U.S. efforts to choke its financing

Boko Haram appears to operate largely outside the banking system.


UN Security Council slaps sanctions on Boko Haram leader

Boko Haram, whose name means ‘Western education is a sin’, has been carrying out deadly attacks in Nigeria.


21 killed as explosion rocks mall in Nigerian capital

It is the latest in a series of violent attacks blamed on Islamic extremists.

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More than 60 women, 31 boys kidnapped by militants in Nigeria: local official

The group was kidnapped in the last week during a Boko Haram attack on Kummabza village in the Damboa district of Borno state.


Explosion at medical school kills 8, wounds 12 in Nigeria

One student said people ran out of the School of Hygiene yelling “Get out! It’s a bomb.”

This file photo taken from video by Nigeria's Boko Haram terrorist network, Monday, May 12, 2014, shows the missing girls alleged to be abducted April 14, from the northeastern town of Chibok. (AP)

Nigeria gunmen kidnap 20 women in northeast

Alhaji Tar, a member of the vigilante group, said the group also took three young men who tried to stop the kidnapping.


Blast kills dozens in northeast Nigerian town: Officials

Othman Abubakar, a spokesman for the Adamawa state police, confirmed the explosion but he couldn’t say how many people had been killed or injured.