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Nigeria

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  • Moral compass points toward retribution in Nigeria

    Here's a question. If -- and this is a big if -- the United States could dispatch a swarm of heretofore secret super-drones to find and kill every member of the Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram, would you be in favor of doing it? I'll even modify it...
  • In hyperpartisan America, there's no room for compassion

    A hypothetical scenario: Your little boy lies in a hospital bed, stricken by a mysterious, potentially fatal disease. You are frightened and in despair. But your community rallies around you. Soon, the whole town is talking about your ordeal....
  • Festival de Cannes: FOTOS de la alfombra roja

    Festival de Cannes: FOTOS  de la alfombra roja
     Se lleva a cabo la 67 edición del Festival de Cine Cannes y quiero compartir algunas fotos de la alfombra roja del evento donde se ha aprovechado para continuar la campaña mundial por la liberación de las 200 niñas secuestradas en Nigeria. "En un...
  • In Nigeria, challenge goes beyond missing girls [Letter]

    In Nigeria, challenge goes beyond missing girls [Letter]
    As a Nigerian student who received most of her education there, it is soothing to hear what others are doing to show sympathy and spread awareness for this crisis. I was particularly interested when I learned that Roland Park Country School participated...
  • U.S. military in Chad to help search for missing Nigerian schoolgirls

    The Pentagon has sent about 80 U.S. military personnel and several surveillance drones to Chad to help in the search for more than 200 school girls who were kidnapped by Islamic militants five weeks ago in neighboring northern Nigeria, the White House...
  • Fear and determination for Nigerians at heart of #BringBackOurGirls

    Each day the relatives, friends and activists gather in a park below a towering luxury hotel here in the Nigerian capital to plan the next step in their effort to bring back 276 abducted girls. On Wednesday, the #BringBackOurGirls international social...
  • 'Half of a Yellow Sun' doesn't add up to a satisfying whole

     'Half of a Yellow Sun' doesn't add up to a satisfying whole
    Nigerian-born Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's award-winning fiction — trenchantly observed tales of her country's people, and the mix of the personal and political in their lives — seems tailor-made for the emotional sweep of cinema. And "Half of a...
  • Nigeria bombing: 'People are dying every day.... We are not safe'

    In the teeming Nigerian market, a group of final-year medical laboratory students ambled home after their lectures. Blessing Gushi, a 30-year-old pharmacist, stopped to buy food for her family. Elizabeth Musa, 50, a trader, was selling sweets, drinks...
  • Nigerian militant boasts of abducting girls, with over 270 missing

    An extremist Nigerian insurgent leader boasted Monday that he had kidnapped more than 270 schoolgirls who three weeks ago were loaded into trucks by gunmen in the dead of night, according to a video released to Agence France-Presse. "I abducted your...
  • ONU advierte a grupo islamista Boko Haram en Nigeria contra venta de niñas secuestradas como esclavas

    ONU advierte a grupo islamista Boko Haram en Nigeria contra venta de niñas secuestradas como esclavas
    Naciones Unidas advirtió el martes a los militantes del grupo islamista Boko Haram que no escaparían de la justicia si concretan su amenaza de vender a más de 200 estudiantes nigerianas secuestradas el mes pasado. El líder de Boko Haram, Abubakar...
  • U.S. to help Nigeria search for kidnapped schoolgirls

    The Obama administration plans to send a team of advisors to help Nigerian officials rescue scores of girls abducted from a boarding school last month or negotiate their release, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said Tuesday. Nigerian President...