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‘Hundreds’ found dead as fresh Boko Haram violence hits Nigeria

‘Hundreds’ found dead as fresh Boko Haram violence hits Nigeria

Apr 28, – Reports of decomposing bodies littering the streets of Damasak came as president Muhammadu Buhari denounced the Islamists as a bogus religious group and vowed a hard line against them when he comes to power at the end of next month. Hundreds of people have been found dead in the northeast Nigerian town […]

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NATO prepares expert mission to Libya

NATO prepares expert mission to Libya

June 4, BRUSSELS (AP) — Security experts worry that the al-Qaida-linked militants — pushed out of Mali after French military intervention — may be trying to establish a safe haven in southern Libya. The mission “will go as soon as possible and, together with the Libyans, identify the areas in which the Libyans think they […]

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EU starts Mali donor bidding with half a billion

EU starts Mali donor bidding with half a billion

May 15, AP – The European Union made the first major pledge ahead of Wednesday’s international donor conference, aiming to drum up funds for war-torn Mali. After talks with Mali’s interim president, Dioncounda Traore, European commission President Jose Manuel Barroso told reporters about the bloc’s plans. The European Union has pledged more than half a […]

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