- French president talks Boko Haram in Cameroon Updated: Jul-03-15 4:49 pm
YAOUNDE, Cameroon - French President Francois Hollande promised intensified military cooperation with Cameroon in the fight against Boko Haram during a visit to the West African country on Friday.
- Boko Haram kills 11 'traitors' in northeastern Nigerian town Updated: Jul-03-15 12:11 pm
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria - Boko Haram militants Friday slit the throats of 11 alleged "traitors," witnesses said in the first news of desertions from the Nigerian Islamic extremist group.
- US report finds Iran threat undiminished as nuke deal nears Updated: Jun-19-15 4:01 pm
WASHINGTON - Iran's support for international terrorist groups remained undiminished last year and even expanded in some respects, the Obama administration said Friday, less than two weeks before the deadline for completing a nuclear deal that could provide Tehran with billions of dollars in relief from economic sanctions.
- Cameroon detains 84 children after raiding Quranic schools Updated: Jun-19-15 8:31 am
DAKAR, Senegal - Cameroonian authorities have been holding 84 children - some as young as 5 years old - for months without charge after officials accused their teachers at Quranic schools of running terrorist training camps, Amnesty International said Friday.
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- Suicide car bomber in Nigeria kills 8 soldiers near barracks Updated: Jun-04-15 6:33 pm
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria - A suicide bomber exploded a car at a checkpoint outside a military barracks and killed eight soldiers on Thursday, witnesses said of the latest of daily attacks blamed on Boko Haram in Nigeria's northeastern city of Maiduguri.
- Amnesty slams Nigeria army for abuses in Boko Haram battle Updated: Jun-03-15 12:08 pm