Nigeria

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Boko Haram strengthens as Nigerian government dithers

By J.C. Derrick
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Nigeria | WASHINGTON—The Nigerian police and military have yet to interview the schoolgirls who escaped Boko Haram militants, two months after the terrorist group…

Globe Trot: Militants continue their march to Baghdad

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAQ: After days of bombing and unrest, al-Qaeda linked militants successfully took over Mosul—Iraq’s second largest city—forcing about a half million…

Globe Trot: Remembering ‘democracy’s beachhead’

By Mindy Belz
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International | D-DAY: Stunning color images of the invasion of Normandy capture the before and after of the Allied assault 70 years ago. And watch 93-year-old veteran Jim…

Boko Haram kills 200 in three village attacks

By Mindy Belz
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Nigeria | Militants dressed as soldiers told victims they were there to ‘protect’ them

Globe Trot: Did the U.S. negotiate with terrorists?

By Mindy Belz
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International | AFGHANISTAN: The release of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is raising more questions than answers. Did President Barack Obama’s administration negotiate…

Hashtag wars

By Mindy Belz
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Nigeria | Victims of terrorism past, present, and future deserve more than a sentimental campaign dressed as foreign policy

Nigerian schoolgirls found, but no rescue attempt planned

By Rachel Lynn Aldrich
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Nigeria | Nigeria’s military claims it has located almost 300 schoolgirls kidnapped by militants, but military chiefs and President Goodluck Jonathan have not agreed…

U.S. official: Boko Haram isn’t targeting just Christians

By J.C. Derrick
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Nigeria | Lawmakers blast administration over response to Nigerian militants, say State Department is living in ‘altered reality’

Globe Trot: Boko Haram bomb targets Christian area

By Mindy Belz
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International | NIGERIA: Yesterday’s bomb explosion in Jos, the capital of volatile Plateau State, has killed about 118 people and wounded over 45. The car…

Globe Trot: Haiti orders audit of Clinton-led recovery commission

By Mindy Belz
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International | HAITI: Haiti’s Superior Court is demanding an audit of former President Bill Clinton’s management of the Interim Haiti Recovery Commission—reflecting…

The Lost Girls

By Jamie Dean
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Nigeria | Boko Haram’s horrific kidnapping of Nigerian schoolgirls is one part of a wider campaign to obliterate Christians

Globe Trot: Nigerian villagers strike back against Boko Haram

By Mindy Belz
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International | NIGERIA: The United States is flying manned surveillance missions over northern Nigeria to try to locate more than 200 schoolgirls abducted last month by…

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