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Nigeria hires U.S. firm to battle Boko Haram PR nightmare

By Andrew Branch
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Nigeria | A car bomb exploded Tuesday at a popular market in a battered northeastern Nigerian city, reducing stalls, goods, and vehicles to piles of rubble. More than…

Midday Roundup: Putin might not invade the rest of Ukraine after all

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Standing down. Russian President Vladimir Putin is taking more steps to ratchet down the tension in eastern Ukraine, asking Parliament on Monday to revoke the…

U.S. lawmakers try to reignite outrage over kidnapped schoolgirls

By Ryan Hill
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Nigeria | WASHINGTON—Last weekend, several members of Congress met a Nigerian woman who was forced to watch as terrorists decapitated her husband. The murderers then…

Schoolgirls still missing as spotlight fades

By Jamie Dean
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Nigeria | Despite ongoing Boko Haram threat, other students try to return to school

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’

 
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