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More than a dozen people were killed in a Boko Haram attack on a fishing village in western Chad on Tuesday, a government official has said.
Suspected Boko Haram jihadists have killed four Chadian troops in a newly established military outpost on Lake Chad, the military and local officials said.
Human Rights Watch urged Nigeria to release thousands of children detained by the military over suspected links with Boko Haram.
Nigeria's presidency claimed Boko Haram's 10-year-old insurgency had been "defeated" but admitted that international jihadists posed a growing threat.
A decade later, one of the world's most dangerous armed groups is still wreaking havoc in the region it sprouted from.
Local hunters and militia recovered nearly two dozen bodies after survivors returned to the village and alerted them.
Thousands of people displaced by Boko Haram violence poured into the streets of the Nigerian city Maiduguri to vent their anger over food and medicine shortages in their camp.
Five Nigerian soldiers have been killed and a number are missing after an ambush by Boko Haram's Islamic State-backed faction.
Tens of thousands of women have been freed from Nigeria's brutal Boko Haram fighters, but providing a safe future for them is critical to winning the war, analysts warned.
Boko Haram and its affiliated groups have been waging war against the Nigerian government since 2009.
Sudan's army says it has caught six Chadians accused of belonging to Boko Haram, in the country's first such arrests of suspected members of the jihadist group which originated in Nigeria.
At least 10 Nigerian soldiers have been killed and nine severely injured in an ambush by jihadists in restive northeast Nigeria, military sources say.
At least 66 civilians were kidnapped in July in southeastern Niger near the border with Nigeria where the jihadist group Boko Haram is active, a UN source says.
How the death of one man 10 years ago sparked an unending campaign of terror in Nigeria and beyond.
An attack this weekend by Boko Haram fighters on a funeral in the northeastern state of Borno in Nigeria has left 65 people dead, almost three times the initial toll, a local official said.
More than 100 women are working with security agents in Borno state to thwart Boko Haram attacks.
Nigerian soldiers have repelled an attack by Boko Haram jihadists on the northeast city of Maiduguri, security sources and residents say.
Four Chadian soldiers and a television reporter were killed when their vehicle hit a mine on a road in eastern Chad, security sources said Sunday.
Authorities in Niger have foiled a "terrorist" attack on a high-security prison near the capital Niamey, Interior Minister Mohamed Bazoum says on Twitter.
At least 276 girls were taken from the government secondary school in Chibok town by Boko Haram in 2014.
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