By Ken Dilanian, Associated Press
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is encouraging the main candidates in Nigeria's upcoming presidential vote to accept the results and tamp down potential postelection violence in a country reeling from an al-Qaida linked insurgency.
By PBS NewsHour
In our news wrap Wednesday, senators pushed a bipartisan bill to impose sanctions on Iran unless the country curbs its nuclear program by a July deadline. President Obama has said he would veto such a bill. Meanwhile, House Speaker John…
By Margaret Myers
Before and after satellite photos of two Nigerian towns show the devastation caused by terrorist group Boko Haram, Amnesty International says. The human rights organization says that the images, released Wednesday, show how recent attacks left more than 3,700 structures…
By PBS NewsHour
In early January, Boko Haram militants attacked the remote northern Nigerian town of Baga, but it was days before reports of the massacre got out, with estimated death tolls ranging from 150 to 2,000. Gwen Ifill speaks with Nii Akuetteh…
In our news wrap Monday, social media sites belonging to the U.S. Central Command’s were hacked by a group who said they acted on behalf of the Islamic State. Threats against members of the military were posted on the @CENTCOM…
Two young girls strapped with explosives in northeast Nigeria blew themselves up Sunday, killing three other people in the second apparent attack in two days using child suicide bombers.
By Carey Reed
More than 7,000 people fleeing deadly attacks by Boko Haram in Nigeria have spilled over the border and into neighboring Chad, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees said on Friday.
Boko Haram razed at least 16 villages in northern Nigeria, leaving 2,000 people unaccounted for and feared dead since Monday, Nigerian officials said Thursday.
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