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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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Police officer dies in south London shooting

A police officer has died in the UK after being shot in a police station by a man who was being detained. The Metropolitan Police...

Half of key workers with self-reported Covid-19 symptoms ‘did not have disease’

Around half of nearly 1,000 key workers who self-reported symptoms of Covid-19 did not test positive for antibodies to the disease, according to research. The...

Phillip Schofield reveals mental health struggles

Phillip Schofield has said he has been to some “dark and scary places” with his mental health. This Morning’s co-host, 58, told viewers of the...

Michael Kiwanuka wins 2020 Mercury Prize

Michael Kiwanuka has won the 2020 Mercury Prize with his self-titled third album. The singer-songwriter has taken home the award for the first time after...

UK records highest single-day figure of coronavirus cases since outbreak began

The UK recording the highest single-day figure of coronavirus cases since the outbreak began has been described as a “stark warning” by a top...
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