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Boko Haram kills scores in NE Nigeria, militants amass in Gwoza

Maiduguri - Boko Haram fighters killed 68 people, many of them children, in northeast Nigeria, as militants began amassing in the strategic town of Gwoza against a possible fight-back by military forces.

Military operations force Boko Haram back to urban warfare

Lagos - Bomb attacks in Nigerian towns and cities look likely to increase in the run-up to forthcoming elections, despite the military claiming increasing successes against Boko Haram in captured territory.

Norway arrests radical preacher who praised Charlie Hebdo killers

Oslo - A radical Islamic preacher has been arrested in Norway after praising last month's deadly attack on the Charlie Hebdo satirical weekly in Paris, police said Friday.

Nigeria's president visits massacre site, as 35 killed in bombings

Maiduguri - Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday visited the scene of what is feared to be Boko Haram's worst massacre and vowed that the insurgency would soon be over.

No charges over Dane's 'Je suis' gunman comment

Copenhage - A Danish man whose Facebook comments appeared to back the gunman behind the deadly Copenhagen attacks will not face charges of condoning terrorism, a prosecutor said Thursday.

Danes bid farewell to first shooting victim

Copenhage - Several hundred mourners Tuesday attended the funeral of the first victim of the Copenhagen shootings as reports said the filmmaker died trying to stop his killer from spraying a cultural centre with bullets.

Blasts hit two Nigeria bus stations, at least 27 dead

Kano - Two blasts rocked bus stations in embattled northern Nigeria on Tuesday, killing at least 27 people, as violence continues to rage less than five weeks ahead of general elections.

17 dead in bus blast in northeast Nigeria: witnesses , rescuers

Kano - At least 17 people were killed on Tuesday when a blast ripped through a bus in Potiskum, northeast Nigeria, witnesses and rescue workers said, in the latest violence to hit the troubled region.

Danish Muslims plan peace vigil after shootings

Copenhage - A Danish Muslim group Monday said it was planning a peace vigil in the heart of Copenhagen this week to protest against hate crimes after this month's twin attacks in the city.

Nigerian president admits he underestimated Boko Haram

Lagos - Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan said he underestimated Boko Haram Islamists who have overrun swathes of the country's northeast and defended an election postponement in an interview published Sunday.

Young girl suicide bomber kills seven in Nigeria

Tayo - A girl thought to be as young as seven killed herself and seven others in a suicide bombing in northeast Nigeria as President Goodluck Jonathan conceded his government had initially underrated the Islamist extremist group Boko Haram.

Hundreds attend funeral of Copenhagen gunman

Copenhage - Hundreds of people on Friday attended the Islamic burial of the gunman who killed two people in twin shootings in Copenhagen last weekend.

Boko Haram raids kill 'at least 30' in Nigeria's Chibok

Kano - At least 30 people were killed in Boko Haram raids on two villages in northeast Nigerian Borno state near the town of Chibok, a community leader and resident told AFP on Friday.

Belgium charges Frenchman as accomplice in Jewish museum attack

Brussels - A Frenchman suspected of helping compatriot Medhi Nemmouche, held for killing four people at the Brussels Jewish Museum in May, has been formally charged, the federal prosecutors office said Thursday.

Denmark unveils anti-terror plan

Copenhage - Denmark on Thursday unveiled a 130-million-euro ($150-million) plan to combat terror at home and abroad, after two people were shot dead in attacks in Copenhagen.

Fears grow in Denmark of jails as radicalist breeding grounds

Copenhage - Something happened in prison to Omar El-Hussein, the 22-year-old identified by police as the gunman who killed two people in a weekend shooting spree in Copenhagen.

Danish Jews hit by mounting anti-Semitism

Copenhage - Denmark's small Jewish community, which Wednesday buried a Jewish man shot dead outside the Copenhagen synagogue, has been the butt of mounting anti-Semitism in recent years after centuries of living at peace.

Copenhagen attacks renew debate over Europe integration struggles

Copenhage - A drab collection of four-storey buildings in a rough area of Copenhagen has become a potent symbol of Denmark's struggles with integrating Muslims in the wake of last week's attacks.

Denmark buries Jewish shooting victim

Copenhage - Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt led hundreds of mourners Wednesday at the funeral of a Jewish man who was among two people killed in a shooting spree in Copenhagen that has terrorised the country.

Nigeria election boss rules out poll delay as army claims gains

Abuja - Nigeria's elections chief Wednesday ruled out any further postponement to upcoming presidential and parliamentary polls, despite Boko Haram vowing to stymie the ballot.

Boko Haram threatens Nigerian elections after fresh violence

Kano - Islamist group Boko Haram has vowed to make voting impossible in Nigeria's upcoming election after a spate of deadly attacks in the country's violence-wracked northeast.

4 Tunisian police killed in 'terrorist' attack: government

Tunis - Four Tunisian police were killed on Tuesday in what the government labelled a "terrorist attack" in a region known as the base for the country's most dangerous Islamist group.

Copenhagen police confirm identity of attacks gunman

Copenhage - Copenhagen police late Tuesday confirmed the identity of the suspected gunman behind the weekend's double shooting as 22-year-old Omar El-Hussein.

Suicide attacks kill 38 as Boko Haram threatens Nigeria vote

Kano - Two suicide attacks in northeast Nigeria killed at least 38 people Tuesday, less than six weeks from elections, as the leader of Boko Haram vowed to disrupt the vote.

11 killed in suicide attack in northeast Nigeria

Kano - Eleven people were killed in a suicide bomb attack on a checkpoint near the town of Biu in northeast Nigeria on Tuesday, a vigilante and a resident said.

Danish police underestimated threat, says hunted cartoonist

Stockholm - A Swedish cartoonist believed to have been the target of one of the deadly Copenhagen shootings said Tuesday that Danish police had underestimated the terrorist threat since January's Paris attacks.

Danish intelligence knew gunman 'at risk of radicalisation'

Copenhage - Danish security agencies were under scrutiny Tuesday over the weekend shootings that sent jitters through Europe, after intelligence officials acknowledged the suspected gunman had been flagged up as being at risk of radicalisation.

Copenhagen police lift cordon after finding no explosives

Copenhage - Copenhagen police Tuesday cordoned off an area around the site of a deadly weekend attack after discovering a "suspicious" letter but later said no explosives had been found."Investigation finished. No explosives.

Cameroon army kills 86 Boko Haram militants

Yaound - Cameroon's army says it has killed 86 Boko Haram militants and detained 1,000 people suspected of links to the Islamist group, as central African leaders held talks on how to combat its bloody insurgency.

Central African leaders talk strategy against Boko Haram

Yaound - Central African leaders met in Cameroon's capital Yaounde on Monday to discuss a joint strategy to tackle the Nigeria-based Boko Haram group, which has widened its attacks into neighbouring nations.
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Students of Cairo University, who are supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood and ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, shout slogans against the military and interior ministry during a demonstration in front of riot police at the main gate of the university around Al Nahda square in Cairo November 24, 2013, to commemorate the passing of 100 days since security forces cleared the vigils in support of ousted President Mohamed Morsi at Rabaa al-Adawiya and Nahda squares
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Students of Cairo University  who are supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood and ousted Egyptian Presi...
Students of Cairo University, who are supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood and ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, shout slogans against the military and interior ministry
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Students of Cairo University  who are supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood and ousted Egyptian Presi...
Students of Cairo University, who are supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood and ousted Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi, shout slogans against the military during a demonstration in front of the university in Cairo
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Islamists supported by Turkey execute Armenian Christians near Kessab  Syria in April  2014  echoing...
Islamists supported by Turkey execute Armenian Christians near Kessab, Syria in April, 2014, echoing the Armenian Genocide
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Mothers of the missing Chibok school girls abducted by Boko Haram Islamists gather to receive inform...
Mothers of the missing Chibok school girls abducted by Boko Haram Islamists gather to receive informations from officials on May 5, 2014
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Main City University building in Northampton Square, London
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Mothers of the missing Chibok school girls abducted by Boko Haram Islamists gather to receive inform...
Mothers of the missing Chibok school girls abducted by Boko Haram Islamists gather to receive information from officials on May 5, 2014
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Armed Iraqi tribesmen trying to retake Anbar province from a mixture of Islamist and tribal foes bat...
Armed Iraqi tribesmen trying to retake Anbar province from a mixture of Islamist and tribal foes battled al Qaeda fighters in Ramadi
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