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Bombs in north Nigeria bus station, market kill 27

Dec 23, 2014

Bombs in north Nigeria bus station, market kill 27

ABUJA/MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Two bomb attacks at a bus station and a market in north Nigeria on Monday killed at least 27 people and wounded around 60, officials said. #Business #United States #China #Brazil #Technology #France #markets #Argentina #Nigeria #Latin America #Mexico #opinion
Twin bomb blasts in northeast Nigeria bus station kill 20

Dec 22, 2014

Twin bomb blasts in northeast Nigeria bus station kill 20

ABUJA/MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Two bomb explosions at a bus station in the northeast Nigeria on Monday killed at least 20 people and wounded 40, an emergency services official said, and witnesses said many of the victims had rushed in to help those wounded in the first blast. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack in the city of Gombe. Boko Haram insurgents have repeatedly set off bombs targeting civilians, especially in the northeast where they are trying to carve out an Islamic state. #Business #facebook #United States #Technology #Arabic #Middle East #markets #Argentina #Nigeria #United Kingdom #Mexico #article
Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kidnap 100 women, children in Nigeria

Dec 19, 2014

Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kidnap 100 women, children in Nigeria

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kidnapped more than 100 women and children and killed 35 other people on Sunday during a raid on the remote northeast Nigerian village of Gumsuri, a security source and resident said on Thursday. Although no one has claimed it yet, the attack bore the hallmarks of Boko Haram, which abducted more than 200 women in April from a secondary school in Chibok, only 24 km (15 miles) from this latest attack #China #France #Arabic #Argentina #Nigeria #Latin America #Entertainment #author #opinion
Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kidnap 100 over women, children in Nigeria

Dec 19, 2014

Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kidnap 100 over women, children in Nigeria

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kidnapped more than 100 women and children and killed 35 other people on Sunday during a raid on the remote northeast Nigerian village of Gumsuri, a security source and resident said on Thursday. #United States #India #Brazil #Technology #France #Russia #Argentina #Nigeria #Mexico #opinion
Boko Haram kills 32, kidnaps 185 people in Nigeria

Dec 18, 2014

Boko Haram kills 32, kidnaps 185 people in Nigeria

Boko Haram has kidnapped at least 185 people, including women and children, from a Nigerian village, carting the hostages away on trucks towards Sambisa Forest, a notorious rebel stronghold, two local officials and a vigilante leader said Thursday. #World #Terrorism #NewsTracker #Nigeria #Boko Haram #rebels #Borno #Gumsuri #Sambisa Forest
France tries to rally mistrustful African states against Boko Haram

Dec 17, 2014

France tries to rally mistrustful African states against Boko Haram

DAKAR (Reuters) - France will step in to help coordinate a regional taskforce against Nigeria's Islamist group Boko Haram, amid signs of mistrust among West African neighbours, Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Tuesday. Boko Haram has stepped up attacks across much of Nigeria's north ahead of presidential elections in February. Their operations have spilled over Nigeria's borders into Niger to the north and Cameroon to the east, and stirred fears that Chad could be dragged into the conflict #Japan #Technology #France #Arabic #Russia #markets #Italy #Nigeria #Latin America #author #opinion
Man who returned to Hyderabad from Nigeria tests negative for Ebola

Dec 03, 2014

Man who returned to Hyderabad from Nigeria tests negative for Ebola

A man from Hyderabad, whose samples were sent for testing as a measure of caution against Ebola after his return from Nigeria, tested negative for the disease, an official said on Tuesday. #India #NewsTracker #WHO #Nigeria #Ebola #Gandhi Hospital #National Centre for Disease Control
Blasts kills 35 at Nigeria mosque: Is Boko Haram the mastermind behind the attack?

Nov 29, 2014

Blasts kills 35 at Nigeria mosque: Is Boko Haram the mastermind behind the attack?

Multiple explosions tore through the central mosque in Nigeria's second-largest city on Friday, killing 35 people, police said. #Boko Haram #Kano #central Nigeria #Nigeria blast #Militancy in Nigeria
Glaxo's experimental Ebola vaccine passes early safety test

Nov 27, 2014

Glaxo's experimental Ebola vaccine passes early safety test

Researchers assess the effectiveness of candidate vaccines by whether they trigger production of anti-Ebola antibodies and immune-system T cells. #NewsTracker #Glaxo #Nigeria #Vaccine #GlaxoSmithKline #Liberia #West Africa #Congo #Sierra Leone #Ebola #Experimental drugs #Viral Haemorragic Fever
Pakistan: WHO team to assess arrangements made to tackle Ebola

Nov 25, 2014

Pakistan: WHO team to assess arrangements made to tackle Ebola

A World Health Organization (WHO) mission arrived in Pakistan to assess arrangements made by the government to keep Ebola virus out of the country, a media report said on Tuesday. #Pakistan #NewsTracker #Spain #World Health Organization #WHO #Nigeria #Liberia #Senegal #Mali #Sierra Leone #Ebola #Guinea #Deadly virus #the US