World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday July 25, 2015
At least 25 people were killed in new suspected Boko Haram attacks in north eastern Nigeria, with many villagers also forced to flee their homes, residents said today.
World News | Reuters | Friday July 24, 2015
The United States today condemned Boko Haram suicide attacks in Cameroon and Nigeria as "horrific and indiscriminate" and deplored the militant group's use of children as bombers.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday July 17, 2015
At least 13 people were killed in the Nigerian city of Damaturu today in three suicide attacks carried out by girls as residents prepared for the Eid festival at the end of Ramadan, police said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday July 14, 2015
The United States on Monday roundly condemned Boko Haram's "horrific and indiscriminate" attack targeting civilians in Chad, as well as recent assaults elsewhere in Africa by the radical militants.
World News | Reuters | Sunday July 12, 2015
Suspected Boko Haram militants launched an attack on the prison in the southern Niger town of Diffa late on Saturday, military sources said, in an apparent bid to free fellow members of the Nigerian Islamist group held there.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday July 12, 2015
A Boko Haram suicide bombing in a crowded market in Chad's capital killed 15 people on Saturday, just days after the militant group claimed a previous bombing in the city that left 38 people dead.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday July 11, 2015
At least 15 people were killed in a suicide bomb attack at a crowded market in Chad's capital on Saturday just days after Boko Haram claimed a previous bombing in the city that left 38 people dead.
World News | Reuters | Saturday July 4, 2015
Suspected Boko Haram insurgents attacked the outskirts of a state capital in northeastern Nigeria on Friday, escalating their attacks after a week of bloodletting in which more than 150 people were killed, military sources said.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday July 3, 2015
Suspected Boko Haram militants have killed nearly 150 people in northeastern Nigerian villages, mowing down men and children while they prayed in mosques and shooting women preparing food at home, witnesses said on Thursday.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday June 24, 2015
At least 42 people were shot dead by suspected Boko Haram gunmen in attacks on two villages in Biu and Hawul districts of northeast Nigeria's Borno state, a police officer said today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday June 24, 2015
A girl thought to be aged just 12 detonated explosives she was carrying at a market in northeast Nigeria on Tuesday, killing 10 people and injuring dozens, a relative of one of the injured told AFP.
World News | Reuters | Tuesday June 16, 2015
Suspected Islamist suicide bombers killed at least 27 people in the Chadian capital N'Djamena on Monday in what appeared to be retaliation by Nigerian militant group Boko Haram for Chad's leading role in a regional offensive against it.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday June 10, 2015
Fifteen people were killed when Boko Haram attacked a remote village in northeast Nigeria, opening fire and burning homes to the ground, three residents told AFP today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday June 9, 2015
Military top brass from Nigeria and surrounding countries met today to thrash out plans to take on Boko Haram, as new Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari takes early steps aiming to defeat the militants.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Monday May 25, 2015
Boko Haram fighters hacked to death 10 people in remote northeast Nigeria, a local government official said on Monday, as the military claimed to have thwarted a fresh attack.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Saturday May 23, 2015
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday called on Nigeria to step up medical and psychological aid to survivors of Boko Haram attacks and victims of rape.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Friday May 8, 2015
A gunman opened fire today outside a school in northeast Nigeria's city of Potiskum, seriously wounding 12 students in an area repeatedly targeted by Boko Haram, a police officer and witnesses said.
World News | Reuters | Friday May 1, 2015
A regional governor in southern Niger on Thursday ordered the evacuation of the West African nation's inhabited islands on Lake Chad following a deadly attack there by Boko Haram militants last week.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday April 28, 2015
Nigeria's president-elect Muhammadu Buhari on Monday denounced Boko Haram's claim to be a religious group, slamming its attacks on civilians and vowing a hard line against the Islamist militants.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Thursday April 9, 2015
The United Nations launched an appeal on Thursday for $174 million in what it called "life-saving aid" for almost 200,000 Nigerians who have fled brutal attacks by Boko Haram jihadists.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday April 1, 2015
The international community must step up to support countries facing attacks by Boko Haram militants, accused of a litany of atrocities, African nations told the UN Human Rights Council today.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Sunday March 29, 2015
Nigerian troops battled scores of Boko Haram fighters outside the northeastern city of Bauchi on Sunday, residents and a military source told AFP.
World News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday March 25, 2015
Boko Haram militants have kidnapped more than 400 women and children from the northern Nigerian town of Damasak that was freed this month by troops from Niger and Chad, residents said on Tuesday.
World News | Reuters | Monday March 23, 2015
Two Chadian army helicopters bombed Nigerian Boko Haram positions on Sunday, killing several dozen militants near a village on the border with Niger, a senior Niger military official told Reuters.