Nigerian 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.
UNICEF report finds that Nigerian children are often the targets of violence by Islamic extremists.
Throughout the years, epidemics and plagues have shaken up societies and cultures around the world.
Experimental Drug 2 US Aid Workers Infected With Ebola Are Getting Has Never Been Tested For Safety In Humans
Two American aid workers infected with Ebola are getting an experimental drug so novel it has never been tested for safety in humans and was only identified as a potential treatment earlier this year, thanks to a longstanding research program by the U.S. government and the military.
The recent outbreak of the Ebola virus in Africa has begun attracting attention in the U.S. for good reason.
Gunmen wore military fatigues to convince townspeople they were Nigerian military, then forced civilians to the city center and started shooting.
Nigerian 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.
Sen. Corker: White House Meeting About Obama’s Foreign Policy ‘One Of The Most Bizarre I’ve Attended’
White House officials have been holding private meetings this week aimed at soothing lawmakers’ concerns over the U.S. posture in Syria, the future of the American military presence in Afghanistan and defense spending.
The service members will help with intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft for missions over northern Nigeria.
President Goodluck Jonathan cited security concerns; parents of the more than 300 abducted schoolgirls are angry.