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.
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Experimental Drug 2 US Aid Workers Infected With Ebola Are Getting Has Never Been Tested For Safety In HumansTwo 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 Ebola Outbreak: What Every American Needs To KnowThe recent outbreak of the Ebola virus in Africa has begun attracting attention in the U.S. for good reason.
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.
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.
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.
Official: Nigerian Government Rules Out Swapping Islamic Militants For Nearly 300 Kidnapped SchoolgirlsNigeria's government is ruling out an exchange of more than 270 kidnapped schoolgirls for detained Islamic militants, Britain's top official for Africa said Wednesday.
First Lady On Nigerian Kidnap Victims: 'In These Girls, Barack And I See Our Own Daughters'Michelle Obama on Saturday criticized the kidnapping of scores of Nigerian schoolgirls as an "unconscionable act" carried out by a terrorist group she said is determined to keep them from getting an education — "or grown men attempting to snuff out the aspirations of young girls."