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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 Dec. 18.
KHARTOUM - Agence France-Presse
A Sudanese Christian woman detained when she tried to travel to the United States after her release from death row was freed June 26 and took refuge at the US embassy
KHARTOUM - Reuters
A Sudanese court on June 23 ordered the release of a 27-year-old woman who was sentenced to death last month for converting from Islam to Christianity
RABAT - Agence France-Presse
Moroccan women protested outside parliament on Tuesday demanding the resignation of Islamist premier Abdelilah Benkirane after he urged women to stay at home and look after their families
NAIROBI - Agence France-Presse
The Kenyan government on Friday urged football fans to watch World Cup matches at home rather than in public places, less than a week after attacks left nearly 60 dead.
ISTANBUL – Anadolu Agency
The first group of Turkish nationals who were evacuated from Libya returned to Turkey after they were threatened with arrest on spying claims
Dozens of extremists wielding automatic weapons attack a small Kenyan coastal town for hours, assaulting the police station, setting two hotels on fire, and government offices. At least 49 people were killed
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria - Agence France-Presse
Suspected Boko Haram militants have abducted more than 60 women and girls, some as young as three, in the latest kidnappings in northeast Nigeria
The Turkish government has blacklisted Nigeria’s fundamentalist militant group Boko Haram in line with a recent UN Security Council decision
BANGUI, Central African Republic - Agence France-Presse
Gunmen have killed 17 Muslims at a camp in the centre of the strife-torn Central African Republic in the latest sectarian violence to wrack the impoverished country, peacekeepers said on Tuesday.
Hundreds of people are feared dead in a suspected Boko Haram attack on four villages in northeast Nigeria, in the latest upsurge in violence claiming increasing numbers of civilian lives.
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