Gunmen wore military fatigues to convince townspeople they were Nigerian military, then forced civilians to the city center and started shooting.
The service members will help with intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft for missions over northern Nigeria.
In a video, leader of Boko Haram says the teenage girls will “remain slaves” to be sold.
The number of kidnapped schoolgirls missing in Nigeria has risen to 276, up by more than 30 from what police said before.
The chairman of the House Armed Services Committee says he’s satisfied with the military response to the deadly attack on the U.S. diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya.
A clear majority of people in countries across the globe say it is necessary to believe in God to be moral and have good values – a viewpoint far more common in poor countries than in wealthier nations
Government and rebel forces are battling for a key oil producing region.
Nouadhibou is an African sea town, whose shores serve as the final resting place for more than 300 ships. The rusted hulks that litter its coastal waters are considered an eyesore by many (go figure), but they’ve brought some unexpected benefits to the local community as well.
At least 50 people have died after a boat carrying migrants sank off the coast of southern Italy, according to the BBC.
About 100 students and faculty at the University of Denver and others protested against a decision by the university’s international school to give a global service award Monday to former President George W. Bush.