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Boko Haram attacks kill more than 50 in Nigeria

Last Updated: Thursday, May 22, 2014, 04:50

Haram gunmen killed more than 50 people in three separate attacks, including two near Chibok, the Nigerian town were the Islamists kidnapped more than 200 schoolgirls last month, witnesses said on Wednesday.

US troops deploy to Chad in hunt for Nigerian girls

Last Updated: Thursday, May 22, 2014, 04:06

The United States has deployed 80 military personnel to Chad to help regional efforts to rescue more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped in neighboring Nigeria, President Barack Obama said Wednesday.

US condemns `vicious` Nigeria bombings

Last Updated: Thursday, May 22, 2014, 04:01

The United States on Wednesday condemned the "vicious" bombing of Nigeria`s central city of Jos, and voiced confidence the Nigerian government could eventually rein in Boko Haram with help.

US condemns `vicious` Nigeria bombings

Last Updated: Thursday, May 22, 2014, 01:06

The United States on Wednesday condemned the "vicious" bombing of Nigeria`s central city of Jos, and voiced confidence the Nigerian government could eventually rein in Boko Haram with help.

Bombings kill at least 118 in central Nigerian city of Jos

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 04:23

Back-to-back bomb blasts killed at least 118 people and wounded 45 in the crowded business district of the central Nigerian city of Jos on Tuesday, emergency services said, in an attack that appeared to bear the hallmarks of the Boko Haram insurgents.

Back-to-back bombings kill 46 in central Nigerian city Jos

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 01:27

Back-to-back bomb blasts killed at least 46 people and wounded 45 in the crowded business district of the central Nigerian city of Jos on Tuesday, police said, in an attack that appeared to bear the hallmarks of Boko Haram insurgents.

Seven killed in restive central Nigeria: Police

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 26, 2014, 16:41

Renewed violence between herdsmen and farmers in central Nigeria has killed seven, police said on Wednesday, just days after a previous attack that claimed 13 lives.

Nigeria massacre: Boko Haram kill 40, torch 300 homes

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 05, 2013, 08:37

Islamist insurgents last week killed a total of 40 people and wounded a dozen others in two separate incidents in restive northeast Nigeria, a local official said.

Nigerian Islamists kill 27 in northeast attacks: Official

Last Updated: Sunday, September 29, 2013, 11:07

Gunmen from Islamist group Boko Haram killed 27 villagers in two attacks in Nigeria`s restive northeast this week, a government official said, as violence continued to flare in the face of an army crackdown on the militants.

Clashes between Boko Haram, Nigeria vigilantes kill 18

Last Updated: Monday, September 09, 2013, 10:52

Clashes in Nigeria`s restive northeast today killed five Boko Haram Islamists and 13 fighters from a vigilante group which has fought a series of recent battles with the Islamists, a state government official said.

Militants kill 44 inside Nigerian mosque

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 13, 2013, 09:05

Suspected Islamic militants gunned down at least 44 people praying at a mosque in northeast Nigeria, the latest in a string of attacks blamed on religious extremists.

Bandits kill 48 in Nigeria village raid

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 19, 2013, 08:56

At least 48 people have been killed when armed bandits raided a northern Nigerian village in an apparent reprisal attack targeting a local vigilante group.