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'Mama Boko Haram' grasps for peace in Nigeria
A lawyer close to the armed group tries to negotiate for peace, and the return of hundreds of abducted girls.
Last updated: 22 Jun 2014 10:33 GMT
Boko Haram and defining the 'al-Qaeda network'
The presence of a British-born man in Boko Haram's ranks proves that the group's appeal is not confined to Nigeria.
Last updated: 06 Jun 2014 11:58 GMT
Westgate Mall crackdown brings fear and anger
Controversial police crackdown on 'terrorist' suspects has many concerned on Kenya's coast.
Last updated: 24 Dec 2013 08:18 GMT
Somalis in Kenya fear revenge attacks
Three days after the Nairobi mall siege began, Somalis in the capital say they fear retaliation.
Last updated: 23 Sep 2013 18:37 GMT
Deaths reported in Nigeria shootout
Witnesses dispute official account of clash with Boko Haram fighters, just days after deadly attack by group in Borno.
Last updated: 21 Sep 2013 08:27 GMT
Scores 'killed' in Boko Haram raid in Nigeria
Officials say attack in country's northeast by fighters disguised in army uniforms left 87 people dead.
Last updated: 20 Sep 2013 06:35 GMT
Profile: Boko Haram
Group believed to have a number of factions with differing aims, including to launch an Islamic state in the north.
Last updated: 18 May 2013 17:20 GMT
Will Nigeria violence spiral out of control?
We ask if Boko Haram is to be blamed for renewed sectarian violence in the wake of more killings in the country's north.
Last updated: 22 Jun 2012 08:47 GMT
US adds Boko Haram leaders to terrorist list
Washington designates three leaders of the African armed group as "terrorists" in bid to halt violence in Nigeria.
Last updated: 21 Jun 2012 23:59 GMT
Nigerian sect storms police station in Kano
Northern state shaken by more than hour of gun battles after suspected armed members of Boko Haram attack police.
Last updated: 28 Jan 2012 13:07 GMT
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