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Official: Nigeria Mistakenly Bombs Camp, Kills More Than 100

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — A Nigerian air force fighter jet on a mission against Boko Haram extremists mistakenly bombed a refugee camp on Tuesday,...

3 Girl Suicide Bombers Gunned Down in Northeastern Nigeria

YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — Self-defense fighters Wednesday killed three girl suicide bombers targeting a bustling market in northeastern Nigeria, civilian and military officials said....

Timeline: Nigeria’s Chibok Girls, Kidnapped by Boko Haram

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — It has been nearly three years since Boko Haram extremists abducted almost 300 Chibok schoolgirls in northeastern Nigeria, shocking the...

Nigeria Finds Chibok Girl Kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Nigeria's military says soldiers have found one of the Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram nearly three years ago wandering...

At Least 60 Inmates Killed in Prison Riot in Northern Brazil

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — At least 60 inmates died during a prison riot in the northern state of Amazonas, including several who were...

Dirty Job Shows Why Cholera Still Kills in Haiti

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — The men strip off their clothes, wrap themselves in rags and plug their nostrils with tobacco to hide the stench....

Nigeria Officials Stop Free Chibok Girls Being Home for Xmas

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Kidnapped girls freed from more than two years of captivity by Boko Haram Islamic extremists were prevented by Nigerian officials...

Nigeria’s President: Boko Haram is Crushed, Forced Out of Last Enclave

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — The Boko Haram extremist group has finally been crushed — driven from its last forest enclave with fighters on the...

Street Dancing as UK Court Orders Nigerian Governor Freed

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — People danced in the streets in southern Nigeria on Wednesday, celebrating news that a British court has ordered the release...

Gunman Kills Russian Ambassador to Turkey at Photo Exhibit

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Shouting "Don't forget Aleppo! Don't forget Syria!" a Turkish policeman in a suit and tie fatally shot Russia's ambassador to...

Witness to an Assassination: AP Photographer Captures Fatal Shooting of Russian Ambassador

Associated Press photographer Burhan Ozbilici was covering a photo exhibition in Ankara when a gunman opened fire, assassinating Russia's ambassador to Turkey. He recounts...

Wonder Woman Dumped as a Special UN Ambassador after Uproar

NEW YORK (AP) — The comic book heroine Wonder Woman has been abruptly fired from her honorary ambassador job at the United Nations following...