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  • Boko Haram attacks 2 villages in Cameroon, kills 12

    Boko Haram militants killed at least 12 people in attacks on two Cameroonian villages on the northern border with Nigeria, a senior military official said Friday.
  • CORRECTION: Boko Haram-UN story

    In a story April 16 about negotiations for a U.N. mandate for a multination force to fight Boko Haram, The Associated Press incorrectly stated that a Chapter 7 mandate requires military enforcement. Some articles in Chapter 7 of the U.N. charter ban...

    Nigeria survivors of Boko Haram attack recall 'total terror'

    Nigeria survivors of Boko Haram attack recall 'total terror'
    The evening was closing in when the first few shots sounded. Men locked up their little shops and ran, looking for safety. Women in the streets quickly finished their conversations, then scurried home and locked their doors. Abubakar Shekau, commander...

    Man indicted in US for drug deal elected senator in Nigeria

    A man indicted in the United States for allegedly smuggling heroin, in a case that was the basis for the TV hit "Orange Is The New Black," has been elected a senator in Nigeria. Buruji Kashamu was little known before he returned home in 2003 from...

    Man indicted in 'Orange Is The New Black' case elected senator in Nigeria

    Man indicted in 'Orange Is The New Black' case elected senator in Nigeria
    LAGOS, Nigeria --  A man indicted in Chicago for allegedly smuggling heroin, in a court case that was the basis for the TV hit "Orange Is The New Black," has been elected a senator in Nigeria. Buruji Kashamu was little known before he returned home in...