Boko Haram: spreading fear and blood in Nigeria and beyond
A mosque attack that killed at least 120 was part of an increasingly familiar pattern that has spread fear even beyond Nigeria's borders.
Multiple bombs, gunfire at crowded central mosque in northern Nigeria
At least 35 people were killed. Authorities fear the death toll could rise dramatically.
Twin bombings kill dozens in Nigeria while Boko Haram seizes another town
Despite claims that they have since retaken a number of towns seized by the militants, soldiers have largely been unable to halt Boko Haram attacks.
Boko Haram seizes Chibok, hometown of kidnapped schoolgirls
Given Chibok's symbolic significance, its fall raises fresh doubts about the Nigerian government's whole approach to the abduction.
10 people feared dead after suspected suicide bombing at Nigerian college
The explosion in Niger state happened just two days after dozens of students were killed in a suspected Boko Haram suicide bomb attack at a school in Yobe.
Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan to seek second term in February 2015 election
Is this good news or bad news for Nigeria?
Since #BringBackOurGirls, Boko Haram has only gotten stronger
The world was outraged by the kidnap of hundreds of schoolgirls, but a spate of attacks in recent weeks shows the Islamist group is growing bolder still.
Suicide bomber kills dozens at school assembly in Nigeria
No one immediately claimed responsibility for the attack in Yobe State.
Suicide blast kills 23 in Nigeria while prison attack frees 144 inmates
President Goodluck Jonathan, who is seeking a second term in elections in February, has faced rising criticism at home and abroad for failing to halt the Boko Haram insurgency.
Boko Haram says kidnapped schoolgirls 'married off'
In the latest message, Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau said while laughing: 'We have married them off. They are in their marital homes.'
Here's how Nigeria successfully curbed its Ebola outbreak
The virus has killed 4,546 people across the three most-affected countries, Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone.
Boko Haram agrees to release kidnapped girls after ceasefire
The break in violence is a relief for Nigeria and for the world, but experts don't expect the peace to last.
Boko Haram says it is ruling the Nigerian town of Gwoza by Islamic law
Local newspaper ThisDay quoted Major-General Chris Olukolade as saying the claim Boko Haram controls Gwoza was 'false and empty.'
Why these young Nigerians aren't waiting for their government to help them
Nigeria is now Africa's largest economy but government corruption and incompetence make life 'impossible' for millions. Young people like Mr. Jobs are working to create possibiliti
American Ebola patient set to arrive in Atlanta
The private jet carrying two American aid workers infected with the disease will land in Georgia later today.
Ebola terror spreads with new victims
An American doctor contracted the disease in Liberia and the first victim died from it in Sierra Leone's capital Freetown.
This chart shows which World Cup teams have been given the most red and yellow cards
Uruguay and Greece, what's the deal?
Boko Haram leaders are being attacked by snakes and bees
Captured fighters report the critters are reincarnations of the people they killed.
This Nigerian pop singer says she will give her virginity to Boko Haram in exchange for the girls
I mean, it's not like #bringbackourgirls is working.
Where watching the World Cup ain't easy
Folks in Jerusalem complain about having to pay to watch on Al Jazeera. Meanwhile, a car bomb exploded south of Beirut last night, wounding at least five soccer fans.
Boko Haram is suspected of abducting at least 20 young mothers in Nigeria
'This is not the first time women are being kidnapped in this area and only released when we pay cattle ransom to the kidnappers.'
Nigeria's military targets newspapers over security fears
Four dailies — The Nation, the Daily Trust, the Leadership and Punch — all said they were affected, while The Nation said soldiers stormed one of its circulation offices.
Hundreds of people are feared dead in 'massive' Boko Haram attacks on villages: Witnesses
Community leaders put the death toll as high as 400 to 500 but there was no independent confirmation.
These maps show where you can still go to jail for apostasy or blasphemy
Nearly a quarter of the globe has anti-blasphemy laws.
Nigeria: Going to work knowing that your government can't protect you
Boko Haram's series of bombings further south have shattered what small sense of security these city-dwellers once felt.
Will Nigeria's girls be recovered before they have been hopelessly brainwashed?
With each day, fears grow that, even in the event of a rescue, the schoolgirls will never be the same.
Explosion in Jos, Nigeria, targets soccer fans
The blast came days after a twin car bomb attack ripped through a crowded market in Jos, killing 118.
Despite #BringBackOurGirls, Boko Haram attacks are escalating
With the spotlight trained on the abducted schoolgirls, towns near to the one where they were captured are being slaughtered — and no one seems to care.
Australia is apparently raising a generation of overweight couch potatoes
The sports-loving nation scored a D- on an international physical activity report card.
Deadly twin blasts in the Nigerian city of Jos kill 118
The blasts occurred 15 minutes apart in the afternoon, burning several shops to the ground, shattering windows and spreading rubble in the road.
A lesson from Nigeria's president: How not to handle a crisis
Goodluck Jonathan has yet even to visit the village of Chibok.