Boko Haram

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Boko Haram killed 'at least 60' in NE Nigeria: Amnesty

02 Feb 2019

Boko Haram killed 'at least 60' in NE Nigeria: Amnesty

Boko Haram, an armed group, killed at least 60 civilians in an attack on the remote town of Rann in northeast Nigeria earlier this week, Amnesty International said yesterday.

India abstains from voting on UNGA resolution over Hamas activities

07 Dec 2018

India abstains from voting on UNGA resolution over Hamas activities

India abstained from voting on a US-sponsored UN General Assembly draft resolution that would have condemned, for the first time, the activities of Hamas and other militant groups in Gaza.

175 dead, over 10,000 affected by cholera outbreak in Nigeria

13 Nov 2018

175 dead, over 10,000 affected by cholera outbreak in Nigeria

Suspected cholera cases have jumped in northeast Nigeria, where Boko Haram violence has forced tens of thousands of people to seek refuge in crowded camps, the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) said yesterday.

Nigeria: 86 killed in herder-farmer violence; President calls for calm

25 Jun 2018

Nigeria: 86 killed in herder-farmer violence; President calls for calm

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has called for calm after 86 people were killed in an attack by suspected nomadic herders against farming communities in the restive center of the country.

Nigeria: Twin bomb blasts, rocket-propelled grenade explosions kill 31

17 Jun 2018

Nigeria: Twin bomb blasts, rocket-propelled grenade explosions kill 31

Suspected Boko Haram jihadists killed at least 31 people in twin suicide bomb attacks and rocket-propelled grenade explosions in Damboa of northeast Nigeria last night when people were returning from the celebrations of Eid al-Fitr, said militia leader Babakura Kolo.

Nigeria: Twin suicide attacks kill over 60 in Mubi

02 May 2018

Nigeria: Twin suicide attacks kill over 60 in Mubi

A day after US President Donald Trump pledged greater support to fight the Islamist militants, suicide bombers killed over 60 people at a mosque and a market in northeast Nigeria on Tuesday, in a twin attack bearing the hallmarks of Boko Haram.

Nigeria: 18 killed, 84 injured in Boko Haram attack

02 Apr 2018

Nigeria: 18 killed, 84 injured in Boko Haram attack

At least 18 people were killed and 84 wounded when Boko Haram jihadists clashed with Nigerian soldiers near the northeastern city of Maiduguri overnight, the country's State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) said.

How a Sikh organization brings relief to the world's needy

08 Sep 2017

How a Sikh organization brings relief to the world's needy

Khalsa Aid, an international Sikh relief organization, has set an example by helping those in need, whether its refugees in Greece, flood-hit civilians in Gujarat or Yazidis escaping ISIS in Iraq.

How a Sikh organization brings relief to the world's needy

06 Aug 2017

How a Sikh organization brings relief to the world's needy

Khalsa Aid, an international Sikh relief organization, has set an example by helping those in need, whether its refugees in Greece, flood-hit civilians in Gujarat or Yazidis escaping ISIS in Iraq.

India is third largest target for terrorism: US State Department

23 Jul 2017

India is third largest target for terrorism: US State Department

New data from the US State Department ranks India third behind Iraq and Afghanistan as a terrorist target.

Drugs being smuggled from India to IS terrorists intercepted

11 May 2017

Drugs being smuggled from India to IS terrorists intercepted

A shipload of tramadol, 37 million pills worth $75mn, was on its way from India to Islamic State terrorists in Libya, when it was intercepted by the Italian police.

Chibok abduction: Boko Haram exchanges 82 girls for its prisoners

07 May 2017

Chibok abduction: Boko Haram exchanges 82 girls for its prisoners

The Nigerian government announced that Islamist militant group Boko Haram freed 82 girls kidnapped in 2014 following a lengthy negotiation process.

Akshay Kumar donates Rs.1.08 crore to martyrs' kin

17 Mar 2017

Akshay Kumar donates Rs.1.08 crore to martyrs' kin

Actor Akshay Kumar has donated Rs. 1.08 crore to the families of twelve jawans of the Central Reserve Police Force who were killed by Naxals in Sukma.

Maoists ambush CRPF in Sukma, 12 killed

12 Mar 2017

Maoists ambush CRPF in Sukma, 12 killed

12 CRPF personnel were killed in an ambush attack by Maoists in Sukma, Chhattisgarh.

UN warns of largest humanitarian catastrophe

12 Mar 2017

UN warns of largest humanitarian catastrophe

The United Nations humanitarian chief Stephen O'Brien said that the "world is facing its largest humanitarian crisis since the end of second world war in 1945."

Nigerian military bombs refugees by mistake, 100 dead

18 Jan 2017

Nigerian military bombs refugees by mistake, 100 dead

A Nigerian state official revealed that an Air Force fighter jet mistakenly bombed a refugee camp resulting in the death of 100 refugees and injuring aid workers in northeast Rann, near the border with Cameroon.

Boko Haram says the group is still strong

31 Dec 2016

Boko Haram says the group is still strong

Refuting rumors that Boko Haram has been decimated by security forces, Boko Haram's elusive leader Abubakar Shekau appeared in a video saying "We are safe. We have not been flushed out of anywhere."

World Bank study of ISIS militant group has surprising conclusions

07 Oct 2016

World Bank study of ISIS militant group has surprising conclusions

The World Bank conducted a study (WB Study) into the backgrounds, education levels and other socio-economic factors of Islamic militant recruits.

Maoists are the fourth deadliest terror outfit world over

16 Sep 2016

Maoists are the fourth deadliest terror outfit world over

According to the US sponsored START study, India is the fourth worst affected by terror after Iraq, Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Islamic State appoints new leader for Boko Haram

04 Aug 2016

Islamic State appoints new leader for Boko Haram

According to IS' newsletter Al-Naba, Sheik Abu Musab al-Barnawi was recently assigned as the new 'Wali' of the Nigerian terror-group.