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AU Seeks UN Security Council OK in Boko Haram Fight

February 7, 2015 0

Nigeria and its four neighbors have pledged troops to a 7,500-strong force to fight the Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram, but failure to agree on funding could delay the force’s deployment. African Union officials have […]

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Boko Haram Fighters Kill Dozens in Cameroon

February 5, 2015 0

Fighters from the Nigerian militant group Boko Haram killed dozens of people Thursday in northern Cameroon, an official said, as cross-border clashes continued between the insurgents and multiple governments trying to defeat them. Issa Tchiroma […]

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Chinese Woman Sues Government Over Forced Abortion

January 30, 2015 0

Chinese protesters have long petitioned the central government for help and to address wrongs committed by local officials in their home communities.  But a recent case of a woman who sued the government instead of […]

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Mother of Japanese Hostage Begs for His Release

January 28, 2015 0

The mother of Japanese national Kenji Goto, a journalist being held captive by Islamic State extremists, made a plea for his release on Wednesday as a deadline for his execution approached. Junko Ishido, Goto's mother, […]

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