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World Cup: France Beats Nigeria and Enters the Quarter Finals

CNN – France secures a 2-0 victory over Nigeria in Brasilia on Monday ensured its progress to the World Cup quarter finals and a meeting with Germany, which beat Algeria 2-1 after extra time.

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Nigerian Military Raid Boko Haram Camp

BBC – Nigeria’s military says it has raided a Boko Haram intelligence unit thought to be linked to the recent abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls.

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Nigeria Bomb Blast Kill 21 People

BBC – A bomb attack on a busy shopping district in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja, has killed at least 21 people and injured 52 more.

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Nigerian Military Official Claims He Knows Whereabouts of Kidnapped Girls

CNN – A top Nigerian military official believes he knows the whereabouts of the kidnapped girls last month, but he says the nation’s military will not use force to try to rescue them, a state news report said Monday.

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Nigeria – 118 Killed in Market Blasts

CNN – At least 118 people were killed Tuesday in twin blasts at a market in the central Nigerian city of Jos, an official said, warning the toll could climb.

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Africa Leaders Declare War on Boko Haram

BBC – Presidents Goodluck Jonathan and Francois Hollande warned of Boko Haram’s links to other terror organisations; Mr. Hollande has pledged to share intelligence and co-ordinate action against the group.

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Senator McCain Wants U.S Troops to Rescue Nigerian Girls

CNN – Senator John McCain describes the kidnapping of nearly 300 Nigerian girls a crime against humanity and would like to see U.S troops in Nigeria in order to rescue those kidnapped.

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