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Boko Haram links to IS alarm UN

The UN Security Council has said it is alarmed by ties between Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamist militants and the Islamic State (IS) group.

January 5, 2017
January 5, 2017

Mahrez tipped for top Africa award

Algeria forward Riyad Mahrez is favourite to be crowned African Footballer of the Year for 2016 on the back of his contribution to Leicester City's shock English Premier League title win.

May 14, 2016
May 14, 2016

Boko Haram links to IS alarm UN

The UN Security Council has said it is alarmed by ties between Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamist militants and the Islamic State (IS) group.

October 3, 2015
October 3, 2015

Blasts in Nigeria capital kill 18

A series of explosions on the outskirts of the Nigerian capital Abuja kills at least 18 people, officials say.