Twin explosions kill two, hurt four in Northern Cameroon

January 29, 2016 by · Comments Off on Twin explosions kill two, hurt four in Northern Cameroon 

MOSCOW, Jan. 28 — Two explosions were heard on school grounds in the town of Kerawa in northern Cameroon, according to media reports.

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At least 14 killed in Boko Haram Christmas Day attack in Nigeria: report

December 27, 2015 by · Comments Off on At least 14 killed in Boko Haram Christmas Day attack in Nigeria: report 

ABUJA, Dec. 27 — At least 14 people were killed and several others injured in an attack launched by Boko Haram gunmen on Christmas Day in a village in Nigeria's Borno State, a report said on Saturday. (PNA/Xinhua)

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Nigerian troops rescue 338 hostages from Boko Haram

October 29, 2015 by · Comments Off on Nigerian troops rescue 338 hostages from Boko Haram 

ABUJA, Oct. 28 — A total of 338 hostages held by militant group Boko Haram have been rescued by troops who raided enclaves of the rebels near the Sambisa Forest located in Nigeria' s northeastern state of Borno, the army said on Wednesday.

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1st LD: At least 9 killed, 45 injured in Nigeria blasts

September 22, 2015 by · Comments Off on 1st LD: At least 9 killed, 45 injured in Nigeria blasts 

ABUJA, Sept. 21 — Fresh multiple blasts in Nigeria's northeastern state of Borno have killed at least nine people and injured 45 others, an attack suspected to be perpetrated by Boko Haram, locals said on Monday.

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Nigerian troops rescue women, children kidnapped by Boko Haram

September 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Nigerian troops rescue women, children kidnapped by Boko Haram 

ABUJA, Sept. 15 — Nigerian troops have rescued a dozen of women and children earlier kidnapped by Boko Haram in the northeast region of the country, the army headquarters said on Tuesday.

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Suicide blasts, nightmare hovering over ordinary Nigerians

June 24, 2015 by · Comments Off on Suicide blasts, nightmare hovering over ordinary Nigerians 

ABUJA, June 24 — For Omokola Kolajo, a resident in Nigeria's northeastern state of Borno, the memory of losing a dear friend in the latest suicide bomb attack would linger for a long time.

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Security Council slams deadly terrorist attacks in Chadian capital

June 16, 2015 by · Comments Off on Security Council slams deadly terrorist attacks in Chadian capital 

UNITED NATIONS, June 15 — The UN Security Council on Monday condemned "in the strongest terms" the deadly terrorist attack in Chadian capital of N'Djamena, which killed at least 25 people and injured more than 100.

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UN chief urges united efforts against extremism

April 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on UN chief urges united efforts against extremism 

UNITED NATIONS, April 23 — UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Wednesday said the world must be united against extremism to get at the roots of what fuels it.

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Thousands of Nigerians flee fight to Cameroon: army

March 10, 2015 by · Comments Off on Thousands of Nigerians flee fight to Cameroon: army 

YAOUNDE, March 9 — Thousands of northeast Nigerian residents took refuge in the Cameroonian Far-North region to flee Sunday's fight between the militant group Boko Haram and coalition of Chadian and Nigerian armies, a Cameroonian military source said Monday.

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Oratio Imperata for Peace to be prayed in Pangasinan for 28 days

February 24, 2015 by · Comments Off on Oratio Imperata for Peace to be prayed in Pangasinan for 28 days 

DAGUPAN CITY, Feb. 23 — Archbishop Socrates Villegas of the Lingayen Dagupan archdiocese has enjoined all priests in the archdiocese to lead in praying the Oratio Imperata for Peace from March 1 to 28 as a post communion prayer in all churches and chapels of the archdiocese.

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