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Nigeria: More than 100 kidnapped, Boko Haram suspected

In a kidnapping similar to that of 200 girls taken from their school by Boko Haram, more than 100 people have been taken into a forest in Nigeria.

Army says it has killed 53 Boko Haram fighters

The Nigerian military said it had killed 53 fighters from Boko Haram in northeasterly Borno state on Saturday.

Boko Haram massacre more civilians

In what has become a deadly pattern of violence, gunmen have killed another 28 people in Nigeria.

Protesters plead for global help to find abducted Nigerian girls

Demonstrators outside Nigeria's Parliament have urged the government to seek international assistance to find schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram.

Gunmen kill 28 in attack on Nigeria school

Suspected Islamist gunmen killed 27 students and a teacher in a boarding school in the north-east Nigerian town of Potiskum on Saturday.

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