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  1. 1. news | 28 Feb 2015

    Toll in Philippine clashes with Islamists rises to 26

    By AFP

    » MANILA - A military assault on Islamic militants in the southern Philippines entered its fifth day on Saturday, with the toll rising to 24 guerrillas and two soldiers dead, officials said.

  2. 2. news | 27 Feb 2015

    Bangladesh activists protest against US blogger's murder

    By AFP

    » DHAKA - Hundreds of protesters rallied in Dhaka on Friday to denounce the murder of a prominent American blogger of Bangladeshi origin hacked to death with machetes after he allegedly received threats from Islamists.

  3. 3. news | 23 Feb 2015

    Islamists call for US mall bombings

    By AFP

    » WASHINGTON - US homeland security chief Jeh Johnson warned shoppers in one of America's biggest malls to be on their guard Sunday after an Islamic militant group posted a video calling for attacks on western malls.

  4. 4. news | 18 Feb 2015

    Boko Haram vows to disrupt polls

    By AFP

    » KANO (NIGERIA) - Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau vowed to disrupt Nigeria's general election in a new video released Tuesday, after two suicide attacks in the northeast blamed on the Islamists killed 38 people.

  5. 5. news | 14 Feb 2015

    Nigerian president calls for US help as Boko Haram invade city

    By AFP

    » Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan appealed for more US help in fighting Boko Haram, as the Islamists struck again on Saturday and called for a boycott of upcoming general elections.

  6. 6. news | 11 Feb 2015

    Belgian Islamists jailed on terrorism charges

    By AFP

    » A Belgian court sentenced the leader of an Islamist group that sent jihadist fighters to Syria to a 12-year jail term on Wednesday and imprisoned several other members in one of the largest cases of its kind in Europe.

  7. 7. news | 09 Feb 2015

    Nigeria vows no more vote delays despite new Boko Haram threats

    By AFP

    » Nigeria insisted it will crush Boko Haram militants and avoid another election postponement, even as violence raged and the Islamists' leader vowed to defeat a regional force hunting them.

  8. 8. news | 07 Feb 2015

    '109 Boko Haram fighters dead' after first attack on Niger

    By AFP

    » Boko Haram launched its first major attack in Niger on Friday, triggering a forceful response from regional troops who claimed to have killed more than a hundred of the Islamists.

  9. 9. news | 01 Feb 2015

    UN chief backs regional African force to fight Boko Haram

    By AFP

    » ADDIS ABABA - UN chief Ban Ki-moon on Saturday backed an African Union proposal to send a regional force to fight Boko Haram in Nigeria, as warplanes from Chad carried out airstrikes against the Islamists.

  10. 10. news | 31 Jan 2015

    Chadian jets bomb Nigerian town in anti-Boko Haram raid

    By AFP

    » Chadian aircraft on Saturday bombed the Nigerian town of Gamboru in a raid targeting extremist group Boko Haram, security sources said, as regional efforts to combat the Islamists intensified.

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