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Boko Haram Ranked Ahead of ISIS for Deadliest Terror Group

Thu, 2015-11-19 00:00
A new report tracking terrorist attacks around the world said the Nigerian militant group was responsible for nearly 600 more deaths last year than the Islamic State.

Britain: Couple Found Guilty of Keeping a Nigerian Man Captive Since 1989

Wed, 2015-11-18 00:00
The pair lured the man to Britain with promises of a job, then made him work for free by threatening him with deportation if he tried to escape, prosecutors said.

Boko Haram Is Suspected After Explosion in Nigeria Kills 32

Wed, 2015-11-18 00:00
The blast occurred in the city of Yola on Tuesday night at a market filled with shoppers stocking up on fruit and vegetables for dinner.

Boko Haram Attacks Persist, but Nigerian Officials Say Group Is Losing Ground

Mon, 2015-11-16 00:00
Boko Haram’s capacity to seize and hold entire towns is weakened, according to officials, though the group continues to carry out attacks on public places.

Europe Banks on Incentives and Persuasion to Keep Migrants Home

Thu, 2015-11-12 00:00
African and European leaders meeting in Malta this week are expected to adopt a package of support for countries that take back failed asylum seekers.