Boko Haram

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    At least 12 soldiers killed, 10 hurt in Niger Boko Haram attack

    Agence France-Presse . Niamey | Updated at 02:11pm on May 20, 2020

    Twelve soldiers have been killed in a Boko Haram attack on an extremist outpost in Niger’s Diffa region, scene of recent clashes with jihadist fighters,...

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    52 troops, 1,000 jihadists killed in Chad offensive

    Agence France-Presse . N’Djamena, Chad | Updated at 10:41pm on April 10, 2020

    The Chadian army said Thursday it had wound up an offensive against Boko Haram jihadists in the Lake Chad border region in which 52 troops...

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    50 Boko Haram jihadists killed in Niger

    Agence-France-Presse . Niger | Updated at 11:54pm on March 17, 2020

    Fifty fighters of Nigeria’s Islamist group Boko Haram were ‘neutralised’ during an overnight clash in the southeast of neighbouring Niger, the government said on Monday....

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    Bolivia president asks all ministers to resign

    Agence-France-Presse . Bolivia | Updated at 04:37pm on January 27, 2020

    Bolivia’s interim president Jeanine Anez has asked all her ministers to resign a little more than three months before a general election. The news Sunday...

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    IS-aligned jihadists release 5 kidnapped NGO workers in Nigeria

    Agence France-Presse . Kano, Nigeria | Updated at 04:42pm on January 16, 2020

    Islamic State-aligned jihadists have released five local aid workers abducted last month in violence-wracked northeastern Nigeria, security sources and one of those freed said Thursday...

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    71 soldiers killed in extremist attack on Niger military camp

    Agence France-Presse . Niamey | Updated at 01:58pm on December 12, 2019

    Hundreds of extremists attacked a Niger military camp near the border with Mali with shelling and mortars, killing 71 soldiers, the defence ministry said on...

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    At least 17, including 3 soldiers, killed in Niger camp assault

    Agence France-Presse . Niamey | Updated at 01:32pm on December 11, 2019

    Three soldiers and 14 attackers died in an assault earlier this week on an army camp in western Niger near the border with Mali, the...

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    Edna O’Brien picks up French prize for Boko Haram book

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:00am on November 08, 2019

    Veteran Irish writer Edna O’Brien was honoured with a special prize Tuesday after her latest novel narrowly missed out on France’s Femina award for foreign...

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    Six Cameroonian soldiers killed in jihadist attack

    Agence France-Presse . Yaound | Updated at 03:06pm on September 16, 2019

    Six Cameroonian soldiers were killed Friday in an attack by Boko Haram jihadists in the far north of the country, authorities said on Sunday...

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    Nigerian soldier killed, three hurt in extremist attack

    Agence France-Presse . Kano | Updated at 01:40pm on September 07, 2019

    At least one soldier was killed and three others injured when suspected Islamic State-affiliated jihadists ambushed a military convoy in northeast Nigeria’s Borno state, according...