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  1. African nations pledge 8,700 for anti-Boko Haram forceRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2015 | UAport

    African nations pulling together a regional force to fight Nigeria's Boko Haram militants on Saturday pledged 8,700 soldiers, policemen and civilians, an increase from earlier estimates for the mission.

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  2. Nigeria postponing Feb. 14 vote amid Boko Haram violenceRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2015 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the issue. A major offensive with warplanes and ground troops from Chad and Nigeria already has forced the insurgents from a dozen towns and villages in the past 10 days. Even greater military ...

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  3. 8,750-strong against Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | Castanet.net

    ... read out by officials, including Issaka Souare, African Union adviser for Mali and the Sahel. The plans call for Chad and Nigeria to contribute 3,500 troops each, while Cameroon and Niger would contribute 750 each and Benin would contribute 250. The ...

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  4. Niger forces kill 109 Boko Haram militants in battle -state TVRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | AlertNet

    ... on our website. By continuing to browse our site, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies. People cross Lake Chad in canoes in Ngouboua, Chad, January 19, 2015. Boko Haram attacks may force even more people to flee, both internally and to ...

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  5. Nigeria, Chad Reaffirm Commitment To Eradicate Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    Nigeria's Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh and his Republic of Chad counterpart, Major General Ibrahim Mahamat, Friday met in Abuja to fine-tune strategies on how to stamp out Boko Haram from both countries. The Defence Chiefs signed an addendum to an existing Memorandum of Understanding to wipe out Boko Haram after 8 hours of closed door meeting, which had in attendance Nigeria's Service Chiefs, the Ambassador of Chad to Nigeria and other military top brass from Chad.

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  6. Chad: Security Council, Once Again, Condemns Boko Haram Attacks Along Chad-Cameroon BorderRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    ... sympathy to all those injured in these heinous attacks, as well as to the people and the Governments of the Republic of Chad and Cameroon. Recalling its Presidential Statement of 19 January, the Council reiterated its deep concern that the ...

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  7. Boko Haram attacks towns in Niger after assault on CameroonRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | Concord Monitor

    ... part in the military effort to subdue their insurgency, blamed for 10,000 deaths over the past year. Cameroon, Niger, Chad and Benin all have pledged to send troops to fight Boko Haram, which has waged a five-year rebellion against the Nigerian ...

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  8. A man holds a sign that reads "Stop Boko Haram" at a rally to support ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | The Star Online

    ... Minister Karidio Mahamadou on state television. General Yaya Doud, commander of Chadian forces deployed north of Lake Chad, was shot in the stomach in Bosso, a Chadian security source said. He has been evacuated to hospital in N'Djamena for ...

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  9. Austin Peay State University to host Spring 2015 International Francophone Film FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | Clarksville Online

    ... grows only more inexorable. (Room: UC 303) "Grisgris" by Mahamat-Saleh Haroun In a disco in N'Djamena, the capital of Chad, Souleymane, a man with a paralyzed leg nicknamed "Grigris" dazzles the crowd with his spectacular dance moves. (Room: Clement ...

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  10. Nigeria, Chad reaffirm commitment to fight Boko HaramRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2015 | Vanguard

    Nigerian and Chadian Armed Forces on Friday in Abuja further reaffirmed their countries' commitment to end the Boko Haram insurgency in the sub-region. The commitment was made when the Chief of Defence Staff of Chad Republic, Maj.-Gen.

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  11. UN urges more regional military coordination against Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | AlertNet

    ... that reads "Stop Boko Haram" at a rally to support Chadian troops heading to Cameroon to fight Boko Haram, in Ndjamena, Chad, January 17, 2015. REUTERS/Emmanuel Braun UNITED NATIONS, Feb 5 (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council urged West ...

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  12. Fighters rampage in CameroonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | Recordpub.com

    ... Cameroon, the latest bloodshed came after the group warned Nigeria's neighbors against uniting against it. Cameroon and Chad joined Nigeria in launching an air and ground offensive against the insurgents on at least two fronts this week. Military ...

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  13. Security Council condemns Boko Haram attacks along Chad-Cameroon borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2015 | Newkerala.com

    ... sympathy to all those injured in these heinous attacks, as well as to the people and the Governments of the Republic of Chad and Cameroon. Recalling its Presidential Statement of 19 January, the Council reiterated its deep concern that the ...

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  14. Security Council, in second statement this week, condemns Boko Haram...Read the original story

    Feb 5, 2015 | United Nations

    Nigerian refugees fleeing attacks by insurgents on Baga town and surrounding villages, wait to be registered by UNHCR in Ngouboua, western Chad. Photo: Chadian Red Cross/Hachim Abdoulaye 5 February 2015 – The United Nations Security Council today condemned "in the strongest terms" the escalation of attacks perpetrated by Boko Haram terrorists along the border between Cameroon and Nigeria, including back-to-back attacks this week that killed Chadian and Cameroonian troops, as well as "a sizeable number of civilians."

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  15. Nigerian extremists kill dozens of civilians in CameroonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | The Ashland Daily Tidings

    ... about funding. The AU last week authorized a 7,500-strong force from Nigeria and its four neighbors, Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Benin. Senior officers from the U.N. peacekeeping department are attending the meeting in Yaounde, Cameroon's capital, ...

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  16. Boko Haram, hit by 3-nation offensive, goes on bloody rampage in CameroonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... comes after the group warned other nations against uniting against it and appears to be a direct result of Cameroon and Chad launching an offensive this week with aircraft and ground troops. This new military involvement by other African nations in ...

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  17. Boko Haram, hit by 3-nation offensive, turns fury on Cameroonian civiliansRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | The Globe and Mail

    ... the world is not doing enough to end the wanton killings by Boko Haram. Scores of Nigerian refugees are crossing Lake Chad to find safety from Boko Haram violence but countries like Chad are struggling with the refugee influx. Mana Rabiee reports. ...

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  18. AU calls for 7,500-strong force to fight Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Ghanamma.com

    The African Union has called for a regional five-nation force of 7,500 troops to defeat the "horrendous" rise of the Nigerian armed group Boko Haram, AU Commission Chief Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma has said. The statement on Friday came after Boko Haram increased cross border raids in recent weeks, in neighbouring countries such as Cameroon and Chad, as it continued to take over more territory in Nigeria.

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  19. Nigeria: Communique of the 484th Meeting of the PSC On the Boko Haram Terrorist GroupRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    The Peace and Security Council of the African Union , at its 484th meeting held on 29 January 2015, at the level of Heads of State and Government, adopted the following decision on regional and international efforts to combat the Boko Haram terrorist group and the way forward: Takes note of the report of the Chairperson of the Commission on regional and international efforts to combat the Boko Haram terrorist group and the way forward [PSC/AHG/2 ], as well as of the statements made by the representatives of the Member States of the Lake Chad Basin Commission - LCBC and by Ghana, as the Chair of the Economic Community of West African States ; Recalls its earlier pronouncements on the activities of Boko Haram and the efforts to be undertaken to neutralize this terrorist group, including communiqu PSC/PR/COMM/2.

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  20. Troops reclaim town from Boko HaramRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Iol.co.za

    A Chadian soldier poses with locals near the Place de La Nation in N'Djamena. Troops from Chad have reclaimed a Nigerian town from Boko Haram gunmen.

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