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Nigeria sect attacks

Suspected Islamist Boko Haram insurgents stormed northeast Nigerian town of Mubi, killing several people, burning houses and triggering gun battle with security forces, witnesses say - @Reuters

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Boko Haram gunmen kidnapped at least 30 boys and girls from a village in northeast Nigeria during the weekend - @CNN

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Boko Haram has used kidnapped young women and girls on the front lines of its insurgency, Human Rights Watch says - @AFP

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At least 17 killed, dozen abducted in suspected Boko Haram attack in Nigeria, local official says - @Reuters

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Cameroon army kills 39 Boko Haram fighters, defense ministry says - @AFP

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Editor's note: Reports based on eyewitness accounts say suspected Boko Haram militants have kidnapped at least 25 girls from a remote town in northeast Nigeria. We are looking for confirmation from additional sources. - Tricia

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Suspected Boko Haram attacks cast shadow over release of Nigerian schoolgirls - @smh

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Observers urge caution over apparent deal between Nigeria and Boko Haram as plans to release more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls have yet to be confirmed - @dw_english

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Cameroon's defense ministry says 8 of its soldiers, 107 Boko Haram militants killed in fighting in the far north of Cameroon - @Reuters

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Nigerian presidential aide Hassan Tukur says he is 'cautiously optimistic' about developments on a ceasefire agreement with Boko Haram militants, says plan came after 1 month of negotiations mediated by Chad - @BBCNews

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Editor's note: We are aware of reports that Nigeria's military is claiming a truce has been reached with Boko Haram militants that includes the release of the schoolgirls abducted 6 months ago. We are looking for further confirmation on such a deal. - Tricia

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27 hostages seized by suspected militants from Boko Haram in Cameroon, including 10 Chinese workers, have been released, according to the Cameroon presidency - @Reuters

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Editor's note: There are reports that as many as 200 Boko Haram members were killed in clashes with Nigerian troops. These numbers haven’t been confirmed and we are watching for more information. - Jillian

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Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau dismisses claims of his death in new video - @AFP

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#BreakingNews Boko Haram leader dismisses claims of his death in new video http://t.co/r1c2dfEMIf - @AlArabiya_Eng

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UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon met with Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan; discussed Ebola, Boko Haram, abducted schoolgirls - @UN_Spokesperson

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More: Nigerian army spokesman Chris Olukolade did not say how many of the kidnapped girls were now in military custody, saying the exercise was 'ongoing' - @BBCNews

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Some of the 200 girls abducted in Chibok, Nigeria, in April have been freed, Nigeria's defense ministry says - @BBCBreaking

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Nigerian Islamists kill 36 in attacks on northeast town - @Reuters

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Source to @CNN: Boko Haram in talks over release of more than 200 kidnapped girls - @cnnbrk

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