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Nigeria

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  • Sure, Boko Haram is bad, but don't overlook Nigeria's corrupt ways

    It’s a nasty business, this abduction of 270 teenage girls in Nigeria by the Boko Haram terrorist group. But should dealing with these terrorists be our business too? The White House said Tuesday that it was, at least a little bit. The U.S. is...
  • Boko Haram doesn't speak for Muslims

    Boko Haram doesn't speak for Muslims
    We are witnessing the dark ages of Islam. ("U.S. to help Nigeria search for girls kidnapped by Boko Haram," May 6) For the Boko Haram, the Islamist radical group in Nigeria, to casually kidnap more than 270 schoolgirls under the cover of darkness...
  • Abducted Nigerian girls put terrorist group on world map

    Abducted Nigerian girls put terrorist group on world map
    The mass abduction of several hundred schoolgirls sparked outrage. But it was the rambling, hourlong Hausa-language video by the terrorist group’s leader that triggered a global uproar. In it, Boko Haram chief Abubakar Shekau threatened to sell...
  • City school to march for kidnapped Nigerian girls

    City school to march for kidnapped Nigerian girls
    Students from a Baltimore City charter school will join hundreds Friday in a march to support the safe return of hundreds of schoolgirls who were kidnapped in Nigeria last month.  Students from the Baltimore Leadership School for Young women, an all-...
  • President Obama honored for human rights stands at Shoah gala

    President Obama honored for human rights stands at Shoah gala
    The event: You knew you were in L.A. at the Ambassadors for Humanity Gala, which celebrated the USC Shoah Foundation’s 20th anniversary and honored President Obama for his commitment to human rights. Celebrity guests and entertainment industry...
  • Chicago Muslim groups call for greater efforts to free Nigerian girls

    Chicago Muslim groups call for greater efforts to free Nigerian girls
    A Chicago Islamic organization is joining the global outcry, calling on President Barack Obama and other world leaders to do more to help rescue more than 200 kidnapped Nigerian girls and stop attacks in the country attributed to militant group Boko...
  • What we can do for the kidnapped Nigerian girls

    The Nigerian schoolgirls will never receive the global hero status of Malala. There are too many of them. They are nameless and faceless, with at least 270 missing, not counting the 50 lucky ones who escaped their militant Islamist captors. But they...
  • In 'Maleficent' Louboutins, Angelina Jolie talks Nigeria kidnapping

    In 'Maleficent' Louboutins, Angelina Jolie talks Nigeria kidnapping
    Angelina Jolie has conjured up a couple of pairs of red-soled Christian Louboutin heels for her "Maleficient" press tour, and, boy, are they wickedly whimsical.  Jolie, who plays the villainous queen in Disney's latest adaptation of the "Sleeping...
  • Students rally for kidnapped school girls

    Students rally for kidnapped school girls
    Dozens of students from mostly all-girls schools throughout the area poured onto War Memorial Plaza in front of Baltimore City Hall on Friday afternoon, pumping signs in the air and chanting "bring back our girls." They were there to add their voices...
  • Nigerian schoolgirls recall Boko Haram kidnapping

    Nigerian schoolgirls recall Boko Haram kidnapping
    Escape seemed hopeless. The militants' convoy of pickup trucks, buses and motorcycles penetrated deep into the northeastern Nigerian forest in the dead of night with its haul: several hundred schoolgirls. A phalanx of motorcycles puttered on either...
  • Boko Haram releases video said to show kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls

    Boko Haram releases video said to show kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls
    The Nigerian militant group Boko Haram has released a video said to show some of the scores of girls who were abducted from a boarding school last month. In the images, delivered to news organizations and posted on YouTube on Monday, about 100 girls are...