Campaigns demand the return of Nigeria's abducted girls

Nigeria kidnappings: will Boko Haram release schoolgirls?

Summary Mon 27 Oct, AT 13:19

Deal to free more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped in April is in doubt after latest abductions and attacks

Charles Laurence

Why are so many US special forces deployed across Africa?

Wed 28 May, AT 10:00 Charles Laurence

'War on terror' changes gear: Obama is due to explain his new foreign policy at West Point today

Previous escapees from Boko Haram

Boko Haram: kidnapped women stage 'bold' escape

One-Minute Read Mon 7 Jul, AT 10:49

More than 60 Nigerian kidnap victims flee their captors during a Boko Haram attack

Nigerian soldiers patrol in the north of Borno

Boko Haram schoolgirl kidnap: rescue 'extremely difficult'

One-Minute Read Wed 16 Apr, AT 13:16

Nigerian troops said to be 'scared' of entering areas in north-east under control by Islamist militants

French family 'kidnapped by Boko Haram' - video

Video Tue 26 Feb, AT 13:25

Footage shows captors threatening to murder family of seven, including four children

Fears Briton is among hostages 'taken by Islamists' in Nigeria

One-Minute Read Mon 18 Feb, AT 11:22

Is capture of seven foreigners the latest example of extremists flexing their muscle in north Africa?

Al-Qaeda alert: tentacles spread despite the killing of Bin Laden

Tue 14 Feb, AT 07:52 Robert Fox

Two massive car bombs in Syria and 100 deaths in Mali show al-Qaeda mean business again

Nigeria's dangerous Islamists are a potential threat to Olympics

Tue 24 Jan, AT 07:41 Robert Fox

Boko Haram are now high on the watch list for both MI5 and MI6 in run-up to London Games

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