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Boko Haram fighters surrender in northern Cameroon

Nearly 60 men who said they were captured by the Boko Haram Islamist group and forced to fight for them in Nigeria have surrendered to authorities in northern Cameroon.

Oct 14, 2017, 06:07 AM IST

Nigeria: Boko Haram kills seven in attack on displaced camp

The attack on Friday evening in Ngala, near the border with Cameroon, came as two people were killed in an explosion outside another camp in the Borno state capital, Maiduguri.

Sep 09, 2017, 17:17 PM IST

Boko Haram resurgence kills 381 civilians since April: Amnest

The insurgency has left more than 20,000 people dead since it began in 2009.

Sep 05, 2017, 14:34 PM IST

Dozen killed, over 40 wounded in Cameroon suicide bomb attack

At least 12 people were killed and over 40 wounded in a suicide bomb attack in a small town in northern Cameroon near the Nigerian border late on Wednesday, an senior army source and a local official told Reuters.

Jul 13, 2017, 16:03 PM IST
Confederations Cup 2017: Germany's 'dangerous' Timo Werner eyes title glory

Confederations Cup 2017: Germany's 'dangerous' Timo Werner eyes title glory

The 21-year-old sealed the world champions` 3-1 win in Sochi with a second-half brace by heading home Joshua Kimmich`s cross, then drilled in a second to calm German nerves just after Vincent Aboubakar netted Cameroon`s consolation goal.

Jun 26, 2017, 15:28 PM IST
Confederations Cup: Germany ease into semifinals with win over Cameroon

Confederations Cup: Germany ease into semifinals with win over Cameroon

The victory in Sochi meant Germany finished top of Group B ahead of Chile, who drew 1-1 with Australia in Moscow.

Jun 25, 2017, 23:29 PM IST
Confederations Cup: Alexis Sanchez desperate to show Arsenal his worth in bid to seal semi-finals spot for Chile

Confederations Cup: Alexis Sanchez desperate to show Arsenal his worth in bid to seal semi-finals spot for Chile

Sanchez has a year left on his Gunners contract but is yet to sign a new deal with Arsenal and has been linked with a move to Bayern Munich.

Jun 25, 2017, 09:03 AM IST

Suicide bombers attack camp in north Cameroon, 11 people dead

Authorities in northern Cameroon say 11 people are dead after two suicide bombers attacked a camp for those displaced by Boko Haram extremist violence in the region. 

Jun 02, 2017, 22:16 PM IST
AFCON 2017: Cameroon ready to take on underdogs Egypt in Cup of Nations final

AFCON 2017: Cameroon ready to take on underdogs Egypt in Cup of Nations final

Egypt were seen as dark horses on their return to the Cup of Nations after three years, while Cameroon were dismissed as outsiders.

Feb 05, 2017, 12:00 PM IST
Liverpool seek FIFA clearance over Joel Matip's eligibility to play; governing body asks club to decide

Liverpool seek FIFA clearance over Joel Matip's eligibility to play; governing body asks club to decide

Liverpool withdrew Matip from their squad for Sunday`s Premier League match at Manchester United, saying they wanted to seek clarity from soccer`s governing body over his eligibility.

Jan 16, 2017, 22:35 PM IST
Cameroon rail accident toll rises to at least 60

Cameroon rail accident toll rises to at least 60

At least 60 were killed when a packed passenger train derailed between Cameroon`s two main cities, a hospital source in the capital Yaounde said Saturday, giving a new toll the day after the accide

Oct 22, 2016, 19:00 PM IST

14 soldiers killed in anti-Boko Haram operations: Niger

Niger`s Army said Friday that 14 of its soldiers and scores of Boko Haram fighters had been killed during a multi-month sweep operation in the nation`s southeast.

Oct 01, 2016, 00:51 AM IST

`Silent crisis` in Boko Haram-hit Cameroon: UN

Nigeria-based Boko Haram fighters have in recent months carried out fewer spectacular attacks and suicide bombings in neighbouring Cameroon.

Jun 10, 2016, 20:38 PM IST

Niger vows to avenge deadly raid by Boko Haram

Twenty six Nigerian and two soldiers were killed in the attack by hundreds of Boko Haram assailants on a military post in Bosso.

Jun 07, 2016, 08:08 AM IST

What doctors found inside this lady's appendix was weird!

The woman whose name has not been revealed came to the hospital complaining of pain and tenderness on the right side of her pelvis, making her unable to eat and suffer from fever.

May 31, 2016, 16:37 PM IST
Alarming rise in child suicide bombers used by Boko Haram: UN

Alarming rise in child suicide bombers used by Boko Haram: UN

Experts said Boko Haram is now trying to spread terror by using children for attacks in crowded markets, mosques and even camps for people fleeing Boko Haram violence.

Apr 12, 2016, 16:58 PM IST
Four suicide bombers target market, school in Cameroon, kill 22

Four suicide bombers target market, school in Cameroon, kill 22

The attackers at the market disguised themselves as food vendors, said Far North Governor Midjiyawa Bakari.

Feb 19, 2016, 21:00 PM IST

Nigerian troops rescue 195 hostages from Boko Haram: Army

Nigerian troops have rescued 195 Boko Haram hostages and killed a number of "terrorists" in raids on villages across the restive northeast, the army said Thursday.

Feb 18, 2016, 23:47 PM IST
Suspected Boko Haram fighters launch strikes across Africa

Suspected Boko Haram fighters launch strikes across Africa

Suspected Boko Haram militants launched four attacks in Niger, Chad and Cameroon, killing seven people.

Dec 24, 2015, 10:11 AM IST

Cameroon troops chase insurgents, kill 70: Nigerians

 Cameroonian troops have killed at least 70 residents while chasing Islamic insurgents in the Gwoza area of Borno state in northeastern Nigeria, fleeing villagers said

Dec 23, 2015, 20:38 PM IST