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Starving to death: Boko Haram`s food crisis in Nigeria

Doctors crowded around Abdullahi. One squeezed a drip and another prepared a plastic syringe. The young boy didn`t move. Only the shallow rise and fall of his chest indicated he was still alive.

14 killed, three soldiers wounded in Boko Haram attacks in northeast Nigeria

Two suspected Boko Haram attacks in northeast Nigeria have left up to 14 people dead and three soldiers wounded, the army and local residents said on Monday.

Niger, Chad armies kill 38 Boko Haram fighters: Niger Army

Boko Haram has killed thousands of civilians and displaced some 2.4 million people across Nigeria, Cameroon, Niger and Chad.

Nigeria admits negotiations with Boko Haram failed over release of Chibok girls

Nigeria opened negotiations with Boko Haram over the release of the kidnapped Chibok girls last year, but the talks were derailed due to a split in the extremist group, a minister said Friday.

Maoists ranked fourth dreaded terror outfit after Taliban, Islamic State, Boko Haram

Maoists ranked fourth dreaded terror outfit after Taliban, Islamic State, Boko Haram

In a major cause of concern for the Indian authorities, a US-sponsored study has now claimed that the banned CPI-Maoists are the fourth dreaded terrorist outfit in the world after Taliban, Islamic State and Boko Haram.

Nigerian Air Force says kills top Boko Haram militants, leader believed wounded

Nigeria’s Air Force said it had killed some senior Boko Haram militants and believed it had fatally wounded the group`s leader in a raid on the Islamists` northeast heartland.

16 Boko Haram militants killed in Nigeria

The Army spokesperson said that the troops will continue to intensify vigilance.

Boko Haram releases new video of alleged Chibok girls

Boko Haram releases new video of alleged Chibok girls

Boko Haram on Sunday released a video of the girls allegedly kidnapped from Chibok in April 2014, showing some who are still alive and claiming others died in air strikes.

Boko Haram elusive chief Shekau says `still around in audio message

Boko Haram`s elusive leader Abubakar Shekau said in an audio message Thursday he is still around despite his reported ouster as head of the Nigeria-based jihadist group by the Islamic State (IS).

`Lock her up,` shout Republicans denouncing Clinton

`Lock her up,` shout Republicans denouncing Clinton

Republican delegates savaged Hillary Clinton Tuesday by breaking into angry chants of "lock her up" and "guilty" as New Jersey Governor Chris Christie laid out a criminal-style case against her.

Food crisis in northeast Nigeria like Darfur, South Sudan: UN

Food crisis in northeast Nigeria like Darfur, South Sudan: UN

Urgent funding is needed to keep thousands of people alive in Boko Haram-hit northeast Nigeria, the UN said Monday, stressing that the situation borders on famine and compares to crises in Darfur and South Sudan.

16 Boko Haram fighters, 2 soldiers dead in Nigeria shootout

An army spokesman, Col Sani Kukasheka, said in a statement today that soldiers at the base in Rann in Borno state repelled the extremists with a gunfight that went on for hours.

 Boko Haram suicide bomber kills 11 at mosque in Cameroon

Boko Haram suicide bomber kills 11 at mosque in Cameroon

YAOUNDE: A suicide bomber belonging to Nigerian jihadist group Boko Haram killed at least 11 people when he blew himself up close to a mosque in Cameroon near the Nigerian border, military sources and local officials said on Thursday.

Would-be suicide bombers target mosque in Nigeria

Boko Haram has repeatedly used suicide bombers against civilian "soft" targets.

Boko Haram fracturing over Islamic State ties, US general warns

Waldauser noted Shekau`s local focus and voiced concern about whether a splinter group might act more in concert with Islamic State`s transregional ambitions.

US hasn't been able to curb IS global reach: CIA director

CIA has not been able to uncover any direct link between the Orlando shooter and a foreign terrorist organisation.

Nigeriens who fled Boko Haram attack in 'great distress'

Tens of thousands of Nigeriens who fled a deadly Boko Haram attack are in great distress.

Four dead, four abducted in Boko Haram raid: Nigerian army

Boko Haram killed four people and abducted four women from a village in northeast Nigeria, the military said today.

478 children rescued from Boko Haram hospitalised for severe malnutrition

478 children rescued from Boko Haram hospitalised for severe malnutrition

Nearly 700 people, most of them children, are receiving treatment in hospital in northeast Nigeria for severe malnutrition after being rescued from Boko Haram, the Borno state government said.

Boko Haram kills four women in NE Nigeria: Vigilantes

Boko Haram has killed four women in a remote village in Nigeria's northeast in the latest attack by the Islamist group, local vigilantes assisting the military said today.