Obama says fight against Islamic State will take time

...from the Iraqi leader, who sought more help against IS in his country, and learned from Obama that three more countries - Nigeria, Tunisia and Malaysia - were added to the coalition fighting the group.In other events at the annual gathering of world...
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In year of diplomatic wins, Obama still dogged by Syria the U.N. yielded some tangible signs of progress on Syria. They point to new commitments from Malaysia, Tunisia and Nigeria in the campaign to defeat the Islamic State, bringing the total number of countries to 65. The U.S. was also encouraged...
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Day of extremist violence in Nigeria kills more than 60

JOS, Nigeria - A day of extremist violence against both Muslims and Christians in Nigeria killed more than 60 people, including located in the center of the country where Nigeria's majority Muslim north meets the mainly Christian...
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Over 700 killed in crush of hajj pilgrims

...many were stunned by the tragedy instead of jubilant at completing the pilgrimage.A visibly shaken Ismail Hamba, 58, of Nigeria, said he was on his way to cast stones when he suddenly became dizzy and fell down."By the special grace of God ... a...
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Scores more women, girls freed in Nigeria from Boko Haram

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria - Scores more women and children have...extremists in the remote Sambisa Forest, Nigeria's military said amid reports that leader from the area of northeast Nigeria said Thursday that a senior army officer...
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Wambach gives USA 1-0 win over Nigeria

...women's national team went on to beat Nigeria 1-0 on Tuesday night for a first-place...The opponent has not been determined.Nigeria, which has won seven of nine African...S. goalkeeper Hope Solo dove to stop Nigeria forward Asisat Oshoala's attempt.Nigerian...
Razor-lined boxcar marks Hungary's new border

...instructions in Hungarian or rudimentary English or German.Asked where he thought the train was going, Wale Nuru Deem from Nigeria said: "Sweden." He then asked a reporter how long the journey would take.Austria bore the brunt of the human crush Monday...
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Residents: 50 bodies found in Nigeria violence

BAUCHI, Nigeria - Residents of a Nigerian town attacked...attack on Gamboru, in remote northeastern Nigeria near the border with Cameroon, is part...the vast Sambisa Forest in northeastern Nigeria.The death toll from the Monday afternoon...
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Nigerian army rescues 293 women

LAGOS, Nigeria - Nigeria's military says it has rescued 200 girls and 93 women from Boko...Nearly 300 schoolgirls were kidnapped from Chibok in northeastern Nigeria by the Islamic extremist group Boko Haram in April 2014. The militants...
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A year after kidnap of schoolgirls, hope fades

LAGOS, Nigeria - They have been gone a year now, the...militants from their school in northeastern Nigeria.And while the cry to "Bring Back Our...from the Boko Haram extremist group. In Nigeria's capital of Abuja, 219 girls paraded...
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