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Boko Haram

Complaints filed against Salman Khurshid for allegedly defaming Hinduism in his book

The complaint alleges that in his new book Salman Khurshid has compared Hindutva to radical terrorist groups like ISIS and Boko Haram

11 Nov 2021 1:24 PM

In a seven hour attack, Boko Haram kill 100 Chadian soldiers

The attack on soldiers on the Boma peninsula lasted at least seven hours, and reinforcements sent to help were targeted

25 Mar 2020 6:31 PM

Nigeria’s ‘Taliban’ not so different from Pakistan’s

Nigeria’s population is largely tribal and comprises about 350 ethnic groups speaking 520 languages.

25 Dec 2019 2:18 AM

Boko Haram attack: Death toll rises to 37 in Cameroon, 15 terrorists arrested

The militants carried out attack on region bordering Lake Chad on Sunday night, clashing with the Cameroonian army until Monday afternoon.

12 Jun 2019 1:54 PM

How to crush Boko Haram? Analysts say treat women better

Those who have escaped the group are often now living among the same communities badly hit by violence, ICG said.

21 May 2019 8:55 AM

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112 Chibok girls still missing, five years after Boko Haram kidnapping

Aisha Musa Maina digs through an old bag looking for memories of her daughter Hauwa, one of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped five years ago.

14 Apr 2019 1:03 PM

Attack in Niger kills soldiers, boko haram militants: Report

Seven soldiers and 38 militants died in an assault by the jihadist group Boko Haram in southeastern Niger.

10 Mar 2019 8:21 AM

10 United Nations peacekeepers killed in Mali attack

Gunmen killed 10 Chadian peacekeepers and injured at least 25 others.

21 Jan 2019 8:50 AM

Six Nigerian troops killed in Boko Haram raid

The jihadists attacked an army position overnight Thursday in Kamuya.

20 Jan 2019 11:47 AM

Twin suicide bomb attack in Nigeria kills at least 31

Following suicide bombings, jihadists fired rocket-propelled grenades into crowds gathered at scene of attacks, increasing casualties.

17 Jun 2018 6:10 PM

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Four teenage girls launch deadly suicide attack in Nigeria, 2 killed

The suspected Boko Haram attack took place late Friday in the northeast Borno state capital of Maiduguri.

01 Apr 2018 1:13 PM

Freed out of pity: Boko Haram returns abducted Nigerian schoolgirls

'We did it out of pity. And don’t ever put your daughters in school again,' Boko Haram extremists said after returning the girls.

21 Mar 2018 6:16 PM

110 girls missing after Boko Haram school attack: Nigerian Govt

The kidnapping has raised questions about the military's repeated claims that the Islamist terrorists are on the verge of defeat.

26 Feb 2018 5:16 PM

More than 100 girls are missing, possibly abducted, after Boko Haram attacks school

Parents in Dapchi, in Yobe state, said had they set up a support group after Monday’s raid.

24 Feb 2018 5:27 PM

Nigeria troops arrest more than 400 Boko Haram fighters, families

Nwachukwu says the military arrested 167 Boko Haram fighters, 67 women and 173 children who were family members of the insurgents.

16 Dec 2017 4:27 PM

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Boko Haram raid for supplies burns crops, kills 6 soldiers in remote Nigerian village

Sporadic attacks have claimed at least 20,000 lives, made more than 2.6 million homeless since 2009.

26 Oct 2017 2:59 PM

At least 16 people killed by Boko Haram extremists in north Cameroon

Iya Gana, whose husband was killed in the attack Thursday night, said the rebels entered her village and killed her husband and others.

28 Aug 2017 9:36 AM

At least 8 killed after suicide bombers hit camps in Nigeria

The Nigeria-based extremist group Boko Haram often targets the city with suicide bombers and increasingly has been using female ones.

24 Jul 2017 3:01 PM

8 killed,13 injured in blast at mosque in northeastern Nigeria

Spokesman Danbatta Bello says another bomber got stuck in barbed wire and blew up not far from the mosque.

17 Jul 2017 6:44 PM

Boko Haram suicide bombers kills 19, injured 23 in Maiduguri

Islamic extremist group's insurgency has killed more than 20,000 people, abducted thousands and spilled over into neighboring countries.

12 Jul 2017 5:22 PM

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