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Five UN peacekeepers killed in Mali attack
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Five UN peacekeepers killed in Mali attack

At least five UN peacekeepers were killed in an ambush in central Mali by suspected militants on Sunday, the UN and police sources said.

More than 75% of Boko Haram's suicide bombers are girls, says a UN report
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More than 75% of Boko Haram's suicide bombers are girls, says a UN report

Nearly one in five suicide bombers used by the terror group Boko Haram, is a child, with more than half of them being girls, according to a UN report

Boko Haram increasing use of child suicide bombers, finds Unicef
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Boko Haram increasing use of child suicide bombers, finds Unicef

Unicef said the number of Boko Haram suicide bombings had increased from 32 in 2014 to 151 in 2015.

United, they stand: Donors at African Union summit promise $250 million to fight Boko Haram
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United, they stand: Donors at African Union summit promise $250 million to fight Boko Haram

Boko Haram, facing the heat of a military onslaught in Nigeria, has in the past year stepped up cross-border attacks in Niger, Chad and Cameroon

30 slaughtered and 20 wounded in Boko Haram attack on 3 villages in Nigeria
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30 slaughtered and 20 wounded in Boko Haram attack on 3 villages in Nigeria

Brutal weekend attacks on three villages by Boko Haram Islamists in the restive northeast of Nigeria have left 30 dead and 20 others wounded

Deadly suicide bomb attack in Cameroon kills seven civilians
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Deadly suicide bomb attack in Cameroon kills seven civilians

At least seven civilians were killed Friday in a suicide attack in Kolofata, northern Cameroon, a region where Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamists are highly active, local officials said.

Market bomb attack kills 50 in northeastern Nigeria: Boko Haram suspected perpetrators
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Market bomb attack kills 50 in northeastern Nigeria: Boko Haram suspected perpetrators

A bomb attack on a packed market in northeastern Nigeria bearing the hallmarks of Boko Haram killed around 50 people on Tuesday, sources said.

Air strikes kill 'large number' of Boko Haram extremists, allege Nigerian Air Force
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Air strikes kill 'large number' of Boko Haram extremists, allege Nigerian Air Force

Nigeria said on Sunday it had carried out air strikes in the northeast of the country to repel an attack by Boko Haram and had killed a "large number" of the Islamist extremists.

Chad reintroduces death penality in face of Boko Haram activity
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Chad reintroduces death penality in face of Boko Haram activity

Chad reintroduced the death penalty just six months after its abolition Thursday, as legislators passed a stringent anti-terror bill in the face of a spate of deadly Boko Haram attacks.

The 'test case' for African Justice: Chadian dictator Habre goes on trial in Senegal
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The 'test case' for African Justice: Chadian dictator Habre goes on trial in Senegal

Chadian dictator Hissene Habre went on trial on Monday in Senegal, a quarter of a century after his blood-soaked reign came to an end, in a prosecution seen as a test case for African justice.

Two female Boko Haram suicide bombers kill 11 in Cameroon
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Two female Boko Haram suicide bombers kill 11 in Cameroon

At least 11 people were killed when two female suicide bombers blew themselves up near an army camp in troubled northern Cameroon in an attack blamed on Boko Haram Islamists.

Nigeria: 3 abducted female suicide bombers die in failed attempt
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Nigeria: 3 abducted female suicide bombers die in failed attempt

Three women wearing explosive vests blew up near Maiduguri in an apparent failed suicide bombing attack against Nigeria's beleaguered northeastern city

Boko Haram threatens to disrupt Nigeria's Presidential elections in video
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Boko Haram threatens to disrupt Nigeria's Presidential elections in video

Islamist group Boko Haram has vowed to make voting impossible in Nigeria's upcoming election after a spate of deadly attacks in the country's violence-wracked northeast.

Five African Nations to deploy 8,700 troops to fight Boko Haram
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Five African Nations to deploy 8,700 troops to fight Boko Haram

Five African nations have pledged to deploy 8,700 troops, police and civilians as part of a regional effort to fight Nigeria's Boko Haram militants.

Nigeria: 200 dead as regional forces battle Boko Haram and Islamist militants
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Nigeria: 200 dead as regional forces battle Boko Haram and Islamist militants

Chad said it inflicted heavy losses on Nigeria's Boko Haram, killing "over 200" Islamist militants in a border town that it wrested from the rebels in a ground offensive.

We killed the people of Baga, as our Lord asked us to: Boko Haram leader's chilling claim
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We killed the people of Baga, as our Lord asked us to: Boko Haram leader's chilling claim

Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau claimed a massive attack on the northeast Nigerian town of Baga and threatened Niger, Chad and Cameroon in a video published online.

Boko Haram is no longer a local terror group: Goodluck Jonathan
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Boko Haram is no longer a local terror group: Goodluck Jonathan

Boko Haram is no longer a local terror group. It is clearly operating as an al Qaeda operation" in central Africa, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan said while speaking at a summit hosted by French President Hollande in Paris yesterday.

Jordan assumes UN Security Council chair as conflicts persist
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Jordan assumes UN Security Council chair as conflicts persist

Jordan takes over the UN Security Council presidency on Wednesday, the first day of its two-year stint on a 15-nation body struggling to cope with conflicts in Syria, South Sudan, Central African Republic, Mali and elsewhere.

Five new countries elected to UN Security Council
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Five new countries elected to UN Security Council

The U.N. General Assembly has elected Nigeria, Chad, Saudi Arabia, Lithuania and Chile to the Security Council

Saudi Arabia, Chad, Nigeria to join UN Security Council today
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Saudi Arabia, Chad, Nigeria to join UN Security Council today

Chad, Saudi Arabia and Lithuania have never served on the UN's most powerful body while Nigeria and Chile have both been on the council four times previously.