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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.

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African national dies after mysterious fall from building

Police suspect the Nigerian national might have been partying with his friends on the terrace of the building.

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More than 60 women, girls escape Islamist abductors in Nigeria: security source

Girls took the bold step when their abductors moved out to carry out an operation, said Senior official.

People walk past the remains of a car used for a suicide bomb in Kano, Nigeria. (Source: AP)

Clashes between Nigeria army and Islamists rebels kill 59: official

The rebels attacked barracks and a police station in the town of Damboa when most of the troops were out on patrol.

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Gunmen torch churches, kill scores in Nigeria

Boko Haram extremists want to enforce an Islamic state in Nigeria, Africa’s biggest economy.

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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.

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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.

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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.”

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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.

‘She is my first-born, the best… What am I to do as a mother?’

A 16-yr-old who fled Boko Haram kidnapping, a helpless official, an angry relative and a desperate mother recount their horror.

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Nigeria rejects Boko Haram prisoner swap for hostage girls

The militant leader, who has made prisoner exchange demands before, said that some of the teenagers had converted from Christianity to Islam.

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International effort widens for missing Nigerian schoolgirls

US, British and French helping with deployment of military intelligence and surveillance specialists.

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Nigerian rights group demands UN sanctions on militants

Nigerian rights group says merely concern and condemnation are not enough.