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The president of Nigeria for weeks refused international help to search for more than 300 girls abducted from a school by Islamic extremists

 

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Western experts say they are working with government to defeat Boko Haram and end terror campaign

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Nigerian president’s wife has girls advocate jailed 

 

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UN Security Council condemns ethnic violence in South Sudan in wake of massacre of hundreds in Bentiu

 

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Two gunmen shot and killed a Somali legislator on Tuesday as he stepped out of his home in the capital, the second fatal attack on a member of parliament in as many days

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The president will visit Oso Tuesday to view damage from the mudslide before going on to Japan for trade talks

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Portland-based international aid nonprofit  Mercy Corps was among groups victimized by armed men in uniform in South Sudan.

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New law makes Nigeria one of the least safe place in the world to be gay.

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U.S. law enforcement considers invasive strip searches standard procedure. But in other countries, India in particular, they are a profound violation of personal integrity. The dislocate has resulted in an international incident.

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A soldier sheds tears for Nelson Mandela as his funeral casket passes. Photo by George Curry 

Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s first democratically elected president, was buried Sunday in the village of his youth, culminating 10 days of national mourning.

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