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May 14, 2017
Italian coastguard rescue 480 migrants from Mediterranean, recover seven bodiesRome: Over 480 asylum seekers and refugees were rescued in the Mediterranean on Saturday as they attempted the perilous crossing from north Africa, with seven bodies also recovered, Italy's coastguard said. Some 484 migrants were plucked from dinghies in four operations involving coastguard boats, an Italian navy ship, the German NGO Sea Eye and the OHIO mercantile ship.
May 08, 2017
Nigeria presidency releases names of 82 freed Chibok girlsNigeria's presidency released the names of the 82 Chibok schoolgirls newly freed from Boko Haram extremists which parents anxiously scoured to see if their daughters were released three years after their capture.
May 07, 2017
At least 80 Chibok girls released from Boko Haram after three yearsScores of Nigerian schoolgirls who were among more than 200 kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014 have been released, multiple sources told AFP on Saturday, with unconfirmed reports that at least 80 have been freed.
May 07, 2017
Chibok missing schoolgirls : A timeline of events after the Boko Haram abductionFollowing is a timeline of events since the Boko Haram jihadist group abducted more than 200 schoolgirls in the remote town of Chibok in northeastern Nigeria in 2014.
May 06, 2017
US, UK say Boko Haram wants to kidnap foreigners in NigeriaAbuja: The United States and British governments are warning that the Boko Haram extremist group is actively planning to kidnap foreigners in northeast Nigeria.
Apr 23, 2017
Boko Haram increasingly using children in suicide attacks, says UNICEF reportThe abduction of 276 Chibok girls by Boko Haram in Nigeria three years ago marked a defining feature in the conflict in the Lake Chad region which has since witnessed an increasing use of children in so-called 'suicide' attacks, says a UNICEF report.
Apr 10, 2017
Boko Haram kills eight, abducts women in Northeast NigeriaBoko Haram's eight-year insurrection in northeast Nigeria, especially in Borno state, has left over 20,000 people dead and displaced 2.6 million.
Apr 04, 2017
African envoys term attacks on Nigerians as 'xenophobic and racial'; India maintains it was criminal actThe UN wants those responsible for attacks on Africans in India to be brought to justice, Stephane Dujarric, the spokesperson of Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Monday.
Apr 02, 2017
Attacks on African nationals: Racist slur could jeopardise relations, impact Indian industryThough attacks on African nationals have been recurrent in India, the timing of latest racist attacks on Nigerian students could jeopardise the latest growth made in India-Africa relations and impact Indian companies who have invested roughly $40 billion in Africa
Mar 30, 2017
Nigeria summons Indian envoy over 'racist' attacks on African students in NoidaNigeria has summoned the Indian envoy in Abuja to express displeasure over the attacks on Nigerian students in India and voiced concern that the incident was not the first of its kind, the country's Foreign Office said.