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Parents reunited with 21 girls freed by Boko Haram

A group of Nigerian parents have been reunited with 21 schoolgirls freed after being kidnapped by Boko Haram two and a half years ago. The...

Nigerian Govt negotiates release of 21 girls captured by Boko Haram over two years ago

Some 21 of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram Islamic extremists more than two years ago have been freed in negotiations, officials said. Some...

Nigeria claims to have killed Boko Haram leader in air strike

Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau and other commanders of the Islamic extremist movement have been killed by an air strike, according to Nigeria's military. The...

Second kidnapped schoolgirl rescued in Nigeria – military

A second girl believed to be among those kidnapped by Islamic extremists from a school in Nigeria has been rescued, the military said. The girl...

Boko Haram hostages released as five leaders arrested

The multinational forces fighting Boko Haram have arrested five leaders of the extremist group and freed dozens of women and children held captive, Cameroon's...

Female suicide bombers kill 22 at Nigerian mosque

Two female suicide bombers have killed at least 22 worshippers in an attack on a mosque in north-eastern Nigeria, rescue officials have said. Abdul Mohammed,...

Boko Haram ‘burned children alive’ in Nigeria village attack

Boko Haram extremists have fire-bombed huts, burning people including children to death, in the latest attack by the Nigerian group, according to a survivor. Scores...

Boko Haram kill 30 with rocket-propelled grenades and suicide bombs

30 people were killed when Boko Haram Islamic extremists struck the north-east Nigerian city of Maiduguri with rocket-propelled grenades and multiple suicide bombers, witnesses...

Boko Haram violence forces a million children from school

Attacks by Islamic extremist group Boko Haram in north-eastern Nigeria and neighbouring countries have forced more than one million children out of school, heightening...

African troops free 900 hostages held by Boko Haram terror group

Troops have freed 900 hostages held by Nigeria’s Boko Haram extremists, killed more than 100 fighters and arrested 100 others, Cameroon’s government said. Issa Tchiroma...

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More than 500 migrants cross English Channel to Britain in three days

More than 500 migrants have crossed the English Channel to the UK in just three days. Dozens more migrants braved the dangerous crossing to Britain...

Boris Johnson ‘would close shops and pubs ahead of schools’

UK prime minister Boris Johnson has spoken of “a moral duty” to get all children back in class amid indications he would force pubs,...

Protesters storm government buildings as fury over Beirut blast fuels violence

Public fury over this week’s massive explosion in Beirut took a new turn on Saturday as protesters stormed government institutions and clashed for hours...
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