Nigeria

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Boko Haram expanding from Nigeria to Cameroon

By Julia A. Seymour
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Persecution | The terror that Boko Haram continues to inflict on Nigeria has spilled into neighboring Cameroon in the form of refugees and direct attacks from the radical…

Boko Haram used schoolgirl as suicide bomber

By Angela Lu
Posted

Religious Liberty | Congressional hearing discusses kidnapped girls’ fate, other international religious freedom concerns

Midday Roundup: First American charged with aiding ISIS

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | Terror at home. Federal prosecutors in New York have indicted a man who operated a convenience store in Rochester for trying to aid ISIS terrorists. Mufid…

Another problem for Hillary

By J.C. Derrick
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Nigeria | New revelations raise questions about U.S. response to Nigeria’s Boko Haram

Globe Trot: Nigeria plagued by Ebola and Boko Haram

By Mindy Belz
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International | NIGERIA has ordered all schools to remain closed until mid-October to prevent the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. With major airlines halting flights to…

Female suicide bombers in Nigeria fuel speculation about kidnapped girls

By Julia A. Seymour
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Nigeria | A string of suicide bombings by young women in northern Nigeria are stoking fear and prompting speculation that Boko Haram may be indoctrinating or coercing…

Globe Trot: Baghdad roiled by political turmoil inside, ISIS outside

By Mindy Belz
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International | IRAQ: Here’s one way to look at the dramatic fall of Iraq: In March, British bank Standard Chartered opened its first branch in Erbil, the capital of…

Globe Trot: Fighting resumes in Gaza after short-lived ceasefire

By Mindy Belz
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International | GAZA:  Two rockets were fired last night from Gaza just before the end of an Israeli-Hamas ceasefire, and Hamas said it was ready to resume fighting.

Globe Trot: Ramadan ends but jihadist-led violence continues

By Mindy Belz
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International | EID AL-FITR: Today marks the end of Ramadan and the beginning of the three-day Eid al-Fitr celebration to end the season of fasting. President Barack Obama…

Left to Boko Haram’s mercy

By Jamie Dean
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Nigeria | A hundred days after kidnapping nearly 300 schoolgirls, the Islamic terror group continues to terrorize Christian villages

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…

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