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  1. 11. news | 10 Jan 2015

    Boko Haram clash with Nigeria troops as govt vows fightback

    By AFP

    » KANO (NIGERIA) - Boko Haram fought running battles with Nigerian troops in a restive northeast city on Friday, as the government vowed to win back territory lost to the militants in recent months.

  2. 12. news | 18 Dec 2014

    'Boko Haram' kidnaps 185 people in Nigeria

    By AFP

    » Boko Haram has kidnapped at least 185 people, including women and children, in northeast Nigeria, the latest mass abduction in a region where the military has repeatedly struggled to protect civilians, officials and witn...

  3. 13. news | 10 Dec 2014

    Female suicide bombers kill four at busy Nigeria market

    By AFP

    » Two female suicide bombers killed at least four people at a busy market in northern Nigeria's largest city Kano on Wednesday, less than two weeks after a horrific attack at the city's central mosque.

  4. 14. news | 01 Dec 2014

    Nigeria rocked by new Boko Haram raid and suicide attack

    By AFP

    » Boko Haram on Monday launched two separate attacks on state capitals in northeast Nigeria, when two female suicide bombers hit a busy market and fighters launched a major assault on police.

  5. 15. news | 30 Jan 2015

    African leaders gather for conflict, Ebola talks

    By AFP

    » ADDIS ABABA - African leaders meet Friday for their annual summit with conflict topping the agenda, especially Nigeria's Boko Haram insurgents, as well as efforts to stem Ebola.

  6. 16. news | 19 Jan 2015

    Boko Haram kidnaps at least 60 in deadly Cameroon attack

    By AFP

    » Boko Haram fighters have kidnapped at least 60 people in a deadly attack in northern Cameroon, police said, in the latest cross-border raid by the Nigeria-based Islamist group.

  7. 17. news | 15 Jan 2015

    Nigerian president visits survivors of Boko Haram massacre

    By AFP

    » Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan paid a surprise visit Thursday to the heartland of the Boko Haram movement after satellite pictures showed massive destruction in two northern towns razed by the Islamist fight

  8. 18. news | 09 Jan 2015

    Boko Haram razes 16 Nigerian towns, president launches election bid

    By AFP

    » Boko Haram destroyed at least 16 towns and villages in a major attack in northeast Nigeria, local officials said Thursday, as President Goodluck Jonathan kicked off his campaign for re-election.

  9. 19. news | 04 Jan 2015

    Boko Haram 'seizes military base'

    By AFP

    » Suspected Boko Haram militants have seized a military base in northeastern Nigeria in a series of blistering raids near Lake Chad, sending soldiers and civilians fleeing, witnesses said on Sunday.

  10. 20. opinion | 17 Dec 2014

    Why are commodity prices falling?

    finance

    Newspaper section: News

    » Oil prices have plummeted 40% since June — good news for oil-importing countries, but bad news for Russia, Venezuela, Nigeria and other oil exporters. Some attribute the price drop to the US shale-energy boom. Others cit...

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