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Freed Chibok girls meet families after 3 years in captivity

Freed Chibok girls meet families after 3 years in captivity

The 82 Nigerian schoolgirls recently released after more than three years in Boko Haram captivity reunite with their families in the capital Abuja.

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	Australia trains African troops to fight Boko Haram

Australia trains African troops to fight Boko Haram

Australian soldiers have joined the fight against the sinister Boko Haram terror group who infamously abducted 200 schoolgirls by helping African soldiers fight the bloodthirsty insurgency.

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Some abducted Chibok schoolgirls refuse to be 'freed', says negotiator

Some of the Chibok schoolgirls abducted three years ago by Islamist Boko Haram militants refused to be part of a group of 82 girls freed at the weekend, a mediator involved in the release said on Monday.

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'Welcome our dear girls': Nigeria's Buhari celebrates freed Chibok schoolgirls

'Welcome our dear girls': Nigeria's Buhari celebrates freed Chibok schoolgirls

More than 80 of the Chibok schoolgirls held captive for three years by Boko Haram militants meet Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari a day after they were released in exchange for militant commanders.

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	82 released Boko Haram captives pictured

82 released Boko Haram captives pictured

The 82 Chibok schoolgirls freed from the clutches of Boko Haram have been flown by helicopter to the Nigerian capital of Abuja to meet the president (pictured) after their release was negotiated

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Chibok schoolgirl release shows Boko Haram's weakening position

Chibok schoolgirl release shows Boko Haram's weakening position

By releasing more of the schoolgirls abducted from Chibok in 2014, Boko Haram appears to have lost a crucial bargaining chip. But proclamations the militant group has been defeated are, at best, a little optimistic, writes Christopher Elliott.

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Boko Haram militants release more Chibok schoolgirls

Boko Haram militants release more Chibok schoolgirls

Up to 50 Chibok schoolgirls are released by Boko Haram militants after more than three years in captivity, a Nigerian government spokesman says, making it the largest group yet to be freed after years of tense negotiations.

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	82 Chibok schoolgirls released by Boko Haram in Nigeria

82 Chibok schoolgirls released by Boko Haram in Nigeria

They are the largest group yet to be freed after years of tense negotiations between the Nigerian government and the terrorist group. It follows the release of 21 girls in October.

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Dozens of schoolgirls released three years after Boko Haram kidnapping

Boko Haram militants have released 82 schoolgirls out of a group of more than 200 who they kidnapped from the northeastern town of Chibok in April 2014, officials said on Saturday.

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	Up to 82 Chibok schoolgirls released by Boko Haram

Up to 82 Chibok schoolgirls released by Boko Haram

They are the largest group yet to be freed after years of tense negotiations between the Nigerian government and the terrorist group. It follows the release o 21 girls in October (pictured).

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Girl abducted by Boko Haram tells of kidnapping and escape

The militants came to the town in the dark. The girls, aged between 16 and 18, were at their boarding school, studying for their final exams.

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Cameroon forces free 5000 from Boko Haram

West African forces have freed 5000 people being held in villages by Boko Haram, in an operation that killed more than 60 fighters.

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	Boko Haram hire teenage girl for suicide mission for 40p

Boko Haram hire teenage girl for suicide mission for 40p

In a video, the girl tells Nigerian police she was offered just 200 Naira to detonate a suicide vest in a 'crowded place' in the city of Maiduguri.

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Nigeria's army accused of massacring civilians in hunt for Boko Haram

'I'll show you who's Boko Haram,' said one soldier before making the villagers lie face down on the ground. Then the shooting started.

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Nigerian airstrike mistakenly bombs camp, killing 100 refugees and aid workers

Nigerian airstrike mistakenly bombs camp, killing 100 refugees and aid workers

Relief volunteers are believed to be among the more than 100 dead after a Nigerian Air Force fighter jet mistakenly bombed a refugee camp, while on a mission against Boko Haram extremists.

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More than 100 dead after Nigerian airstrike mistakenly bombs refugee camp: officials

More than 100 dead after Nigerian airstrike mistakenly bombs refugee camp: officials

More than 100 refugees and aid workers are killed when a Nigerian air force fighter jet on a mission against Boko Haram extremists mistakenly bombs a camp for displaced people, officials say.

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Nigerian soldiers find Chibok girl kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014

Nigerian soldiers find Chibok girl kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014

Nigeria's army says another of the missing Chibok schoolgirls has been found, nearly three years after being kidnapped by Boko Haram.

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Nigerian schoolgirl kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014 found by soldiers

Nigerian soldiers have found a schoolgirl who was one of more than 200 pupils kidnapped by Islamist militant group Boko Haram from their school in the northeastern town of Chibok in April 2014, an army spokesman said on Thursday.

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	Schoolgirl kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014 is rescued after she was spotted wandering in bushland near terror group

Schoolgirl kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014 is rescued after she was spotted wandering in bushland near terror group's forest stronghold

More than 200 schoolgirls were kidnapped by the jihadist group in Chibok, north-east Nigeria, in 2014. Twenty-one girls were released in October in a swap for detained leaders of Boko Haram.

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Nigerian army captures key Boko Haram stronghold

Nigerian army captures key Boko Haram stronghold

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari says Boko Haram has been "crushed", with soldiers flushing out the militant group's last enclave in the vast north-eastern Sambisa forest.

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Nigerian army captures one of Boko Haram's key strongholds

Nigerian army captures one of Boko Haram's key strongholds

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari says the army has captured a key Boko Haram stronghold, with soldiers flushing out the militant group's last enclave in the vast north-eastern Sambisa forest.

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Nigerian girls 'aged 7 or 8' stage suicide attack in Boko Haram

The attack in the Maiduguri, which lies in the Boko Haram stronghold of Borno state, killed both the girls and one other person, while 18 were left injured.

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This city is where women fleeing Boko Haram go, and it is struggling

"Being a woman in the world is not easy. In Nigeria ... I think there is no word to describe what has been going on there for years."

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Major famine imminent in Nigeria as Boko Haram attacks cripple economy

Major famine imminent in Nigeria as Boko Haram attacks cripple economy

The United Nations believes as many as 75,000 people could die in north-eastern Nigeria in the next 12 months unless there is a renewed contribution from the international community.

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Nigerian troops find kidnapped Chibok schoolgirl with baby

Nigerian troops find kidnapped Chibok schoolgirl with baby

Nigerian army troops rescue one of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram extremists more than two years ago, with a 10-month-old son born to a Boko Haram fighter.

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Abducted Nigerian schoolgirl found with baby by army

One of more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by jihadist group Boko Haram from their school in northeast Nigeria's Chibok in 2014 has been found by soldiers, a Nigerian army spokesman said on Saturday, weeks after the militants released 21 of the girls.

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Female suicide bombers kill nine in Nigeria

Twin explosions from female suicide bombers suspected to be with Boko Haram kill nine people and injure 24 in Nigeria's north-eastern city of Maiduguri, officials and witnesses say.

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Over 100 Chibok schoolgirls unwilling to leave Boko Haram: community leader

Over 100 Chibok schoolgirls unwilling to leave Boko Haram: community leader

Nigeria's Government is negotiating the release of another 83 Chibok schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram in 2014, but more than 100 others appear unwilling to leave their Islamic extremist captors, a community leader says.

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Freed Chibok girls tell how they endured two years of slavery for Boko Haram

Taken deep into the Sambisa Forest to Boko Haram's stronghold, the more than 200 schoolgirls from Chibok were offered a choice: Join the militants, or become their slaves.

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Joy as families of 21 Chibok girls wait to be reunited after Boko Haram release

Relatives of one of the 21 Chibok schoolgirls freed by Islamist militant group Boko Haram after two-and-a-half years in captivity in north-east Nigeria said on Friday they could not wait to be reunited.

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Boko Haram frees 21 kidnapped Chibok girls, says Nigerian government

Around 270 girls were taken from their school in Chibok by the jihadist group in 2014.

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Nigeria confirms release of 21 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram

Nigeria confirms release of 21 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram

Boko Haram extremists releases 21 of the more than 200 girls kidnapped by the hard-line Islamist group in 2014 in the northern town of Chibok, the Nigerian Government says.

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