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

Kidnap ransoms are 'fuelling terrorism', warns Foreign Office

One-Minute Read Fri 13 Dec, AT 10:07

Millions of dollars of ransoms said to be spent on weapons, travel and training camps for terrorists

Divers find man alive in sunken tugboat – video

Video Wed 4 Dec, AT 12:53

Dramatic footage of 'miracle' rescue of ship's cook who survived for days in air pocket

Doctor Who: discovery of nine missing episodes is 'thrilling'

One-Minute Read Fri 11 Oct, AT 11:26

BBC to release 'Web of Fear' and 'Enemy of the World' episodes after Nigeria storeroom find

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?

Child given an oral vaccine

Why is the WHO declaring a polio global health emergency?

Briefing Thu 24 May, AT 11:20

Briefing: Crippling disease is making a comeback – and the World Health Organisation wants money to wipe it out for good

SBS raid: Italians outraged - but are they being disingenuous?

Fri 9 Mar, AT 11:36 Andrea Vogt

‘The UK still moves in the nostalgia of imperial glory’ writes diplomat angered by ‘lack of consultation’

Christopher McManus

Why did the SBS raid fail? And why wasn't Italy informed?

First Post Fri 9 Mar, AT 09:03

Questions in London and Rome after two kidnapped engineers die when Special Forces are 'unlucky' for once

Abubakar Shekau of Boko Haram

Nigeria attack: what is Boko Haram and can it be stopped?

Briefing Mon 17 Feb, AT 10:38

As Boko Haram kills dozens, the Nigerian government appears unable to rein in the Islamist group

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