Boko Haram

At Least 49 Killed By Boko Haram Suicide BombingsThe suicide bomber exploded as truckers were tucking into dinner at the bustling marketplace where vendors urged them to buy sugar cane.
Report: Number Of Terrorism Deaths Globally At All-Time HighA terrifying new study reveals the number of deaths at the hands of terrorists worldwide is at an all-time high.
Boko Haram Offering To Swap Hundreds Of Kidnapped Girls For DetaineesNigeria's Boko Haram extremists are offering to free more than 200 young women and girls kidnapped from a boarding school in the town of Chibok in exchange for the release of militant leaders held by the government, a human rights activist has told The Associated Press.
Nigerian Army Rescues 300 Women And Girls, None From ChibokNigerian troops rescued nearly 300 girls and women during an offensive Tuesday against Boko Haram militants in the northeastern Sambisa Forest, the military said, but they did not include any of the schoolgirls kidnapped from Chibok a year ago.
800,000 Children Forced From Homes In Boko Haram ViolenceUNICEF report finds that Nigerian children are often the targets of violence by Islamic extremists.
Official: Boko Haram Using Civilians As Human Shields
Islamic State Accepts Boko Haram Pledge Of Allegiance
Obama: U.S. Can't 'Play Whack-A-Mole' With Militant GroupsDue to their extreme ideology, President Barack Obama explained Sunday that the Sunni militants who have taken over parts of northern Iraq pose a "medium-and long- term threat" to the U.S.
Wearing Disguises, Boko Haram Gunmen Kill Hundreds In NigeriaGunmen wore military fatigues to convince townspeople they were Nigerian military, then forced civilians to the city center and started shooting.
Report: Nigerian President Backs Out Of Deal To Swap Prisoners For Kidnapped GirlsNigerian President Goodluck Jonathan reportedly reneged on a deal that was secured to swap Boko Haram prisoners for the nearly 300 girls the terror group kidnapped.
Obama: 80 U.S. Troops In Chad To Hunt For Abducted Nigerian SchoolgirlsThe service members will help with intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft for missions over northern Nigeria.
Nigeria Leader Cancels Visit To Town Where Kidnapped Girls LivedPresident Goodluck Jonathan cited security concerns; parents of the more than 300 abducted schoolgirls are angry.
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