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  • Year after schoolgirls taken, report catalogs Boko Haram atrocities

    Year after schoolgirls taken, report catalogs Boko Haram atrocities
    As Nigerians vowed never to forget scores of missing schoolgirls abducted a year ago by Boko Haram, the horrifying scale of the Nigerian terrorist group’s atrocities was laid bare Tuesday in a report by Amnesty International. The abduction shocked...
  • At Kenya college, Christian students foretold massacre

    At Kenya college, Christian students foretold massacre
    When the Somali militant group Shabab attacked Garissa University College, Stanley Muli, 22, hid in a wardrobe, wondering why the army stationed nearby was taking so long to arrive. For two hours after the attack at 5:30 a.m. Thursday, no one came to...
  • Nigeria: 1 year after kidnap of girl students, hope dwindles

    Nigeria: 1 year after kidnap of girl students, hope dwindles
    They have been gone a year now, the hundreds of girls abducted by Islamic militants from their school in Chibok, Nigeria. And while the cry to "Bring Back Our Girls" remains a worldwide cause, the country's next leader is not making the promise that his...
  • UN report: 2014 saw extremists use of rape, sexual slavery

    Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said 2014 was marked by harrowing accounts of rape, sexual slavery and forced marriage being used by extremists including the Islamic State group and Boko Haram. In a report released Monday, the U.N. chief expressed "grave...
  • 800,000 children forced from homes in Boko Haram violence

    The children's drawings show men with guns, a coffin, a car exploding. One picture has stick-like figures of eight siblings missed by their teenage sister. The disturbing images come from some of an estimated 800,000 children forced from the homes by...
  • Nigerian opposition wins key states, shores up victory

    Nigeria's opposition is winning key states from the party of defeated President Goodluck Jonathan, with results still coming in Monday from weekend elections marred by killings, low turnouts and the snatching of ballot boxes. The party of President-elect...
  • 5 hope-and-change take-aways from Nigeria's election

     5 hope-and-change take-aways from Nigeria's election
    You probably saw the headline — a successful transfer of power in Nigeria. For the first time since its independence, Africa's most populous and economically powerful country voted an incumbent president out of office, defying all expectations. At a...
  • Boko Haram, ousted from towns and camps, still killing

    As the turbaned militant lifted his head from his Quran and readied to dash to his anti-aircraft gun, the helicopter pilot stuck the nose of his aircraft into the air and veered away. Then he called in the coordinates for an airstrike. It was a...
  • Crushing Boko Haram

    Crushing Boko Haram
    In the flush of last week's victory in Nigeria's presidential election, Muhammadu Buhari was asked by the BBC what he plans to do about Boko Haram, the country's Muslim terrorists. Would he negotiate or would he hit them hard? His answer was honest, and...
  • Islamic State accepts Boko Haram's pledge of allegiance

    Islamic State accepts Boko Haram's pledge of allegiance
    Islamic State militants have accepted a pledge of allegiance by the Nigerian-grown Boko Haram extremist group, a spokesman for the Islamic State movement said Thursday. The development comes as both movements, which are among the most ruthless in the...
  • Nigerians vote Sunday despite violence, technical hitches

    Nigerians vote Sunday despite violence, technical hitches
    Boko Haram fighters attacked poll stations in northeast Nigeria and a governor demanded elections be canceled in an oil-rich southern state Sunday as the count started for a presidential election too close to call. Two electoral workers were killed...