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Two suicide bombers kill at least five in North Cameroon

Two female suicide bombers detonated their explosives in a town in north Cameroon, killing at least five people and injuring 12 others. Colonel Jacob Kodji,...

Boko Haram claims bombing of Shiite procession in Nigeria

Boko Haram extremists have claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing of a procession of hundreds of Shiite Muslims and threatened more attacks on opponents...

Troops drive Boko Haram out of school building

Nigerian troops have driven Boko Haram extremists out of an abandoned north-eastern primary school in a shootout that killed four militants. Insurgents were using the...

Three explosions rock city in Nigeria’s Borno state

Extremists detonated three explosive devices in Maiduguri, the capital of Borno state, in Nigeria’s north-east. Details on casualties were not readily available, said military spokesman...

1.4 million children on the run from Boko Haram, says Unicef

Attacks by armed extremist group Boko Haram have forced 500,000 children to flee their homes in the last five months, according to Unicef. The UN...

Nigerian army frees women and children held by Boko Haram

Nigeria’s army said it had rescued at least a dozen kidnapped women and children held captive by the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram. Military spokesman...

Boko Haram kill 56 villagers

Islamic extremist group Boko Haram killed 56 villagers in a remote area of Nigeria, the governor of Borno State said today. It comes as the...

Cameroon expels thousands of Nigerians in Boko Haram fight

Cameroon has expelled more than 3,000 Nigerians as part of the fight against Nigeria’s Islamic extremists who have launched attacks across borders, officials said. Authorities...

178 rescued from Boko Haram camps

Nigerian troops have rescued 178 people from Boko Haram in attacks that destroyed several of the Islamic extremist group’s camps in the north east,...

Boko Haram believed responsible for suicide bombing in Cameroon

A suicide bombing in Cameroon blamed on Boko Haram extremists has killed at least 10 people. The attack on a popular night spot evening in...

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Riot declared as fire burns in Portland police union offices

Authorities in Portland, Oregon, have declared a riot after a fire inside a police union building. Demonstrations are continuing in the US city that had...

Storm on Greek island kills five, including baby

Five people, including an elderly couple and an eight-month-old baby, have been found dead after a storm hit the Greek island of Evia. Two others...

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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