Nigeria

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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…

Globe Trot: Talk of rescuing Nigerian schoolgirls is simply political posturing

By Mindy Belz
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International | NIGERIA: Some of the Nigerian schoolgirls who escaped in the early days of their captivity describe their kidnapping by Boko Haram. The terror group that took…

Globe Trot: Russia’s weakness amid the sabre-rattling

By Mindy Belz
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International | RUSSIA: In Vladimir Putin’s Russia, nuclear arsenal and vast territories notwithstanding, the distinguishing feature of the country today is its striking…

Names of abducted Nigerian schoolgirls released

By Jamie Dean
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Nigeria | A Nigerian newspaper has published a list of the nearly 180 Nigerian schoolgirls abducted by Islamist militants more than three weeks ago. The identities of…

Globe Trot: Boko Haram ratchets up the violence in Nigeria

By Mindy Belz
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International | NIGERIA: Boko Haram attacks are too hard to keep up with. An official says “many, many” people have been killed by militants who attacked a town on the…

U.S. team joining hunt for missing Nigerian schoolgirls

By Leigh Jones
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Nigeria | The White House announced today it is sending military and intelligence personnel and hostage negotiators to Nigeria to help the government there bring home…

Midday Roundup: White House warns humans are destroying the planet

By Leigh Jones
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Newsworthy | It’s all our fault. The White House issued a report on global warming today that blames burning fossil fuel for an increase in severe weather events like…

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