Boko Haram ‘slits throats of 10 fishermen’ near Lake Chad

A Boko Haram flag flutters from an abandoned command post in Gamboru deserted after Chadian troops chased them from the border town on February 4, 2015 (AFP Photo/Stephane Yas)

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With rescue near, Boko Haram stoned Nigerian girls to death

Women and children who were rescued by Nigerian soldiers from Boko Haram extremists at Sambisa Forest register their names upon their arrival at a refugee camp in Yola, Nigeria, Saturday May 2, 2015. They were among a group of 275 people rescued from Boko Haram extremists, the first to arrive at the refugee camp Saturday after a three-day journey to safety. Nigerian military said it has rescued more than 677 girls and women and destroyed more than a dozen insurgent camps in the past week. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba)

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Islamic State hails Boko Haram allegiance, threatens Jews and Christians

Nigeria's Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau in a video from May 12, 2014 (Photo credit: AP Photo/File)

Nigeria’s Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau in a video from May 12, 2014 (Photo credit: AP Photo/File)

In new tape, IS spokesman Adnani announces ‘good news’ of caliphate expansion to West Africa, urges Muslims to join

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Chad and Niger troops move to attack Boko Haram

Nigerian special forces run past Chadian troops in an hostage rescue exercise at the end of the Flintlock exercise in Mao, Chad, Saturday, March 7, 2015. The U.S. military and its Western partners conduct this training annually and set up plans long before Boko Haram began attacking its neighbors Niger, Chad and Cameroon. (AP Photo/Jerome Delay)

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Nigeria’s Boko Haram pledges allegiance to Islamic State

FILE -This Monday, May 12, 2014, file photo taken from video by Nigeria’s Boko Haram terrorist network, shows their leader Abubakar Shekau speaking to the camera. Shekau has allegedly made a formal allegiance to the Islamic State on Saturday, March 7, 2015, in an Arabic audio message with English subtitles and was posted on Twitter, according to the SITE Intelligence monitoring service. (AP Photo, File)

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Nigeria’s ‘Boko Haram’ militants attack Chad for first time

Screen grab from Boko Haram video

Nigeria’s Boko Haram has intensified its attacks against neighbouring countries in recent weeks

Nigerian Boko Haram militants have carried out an attack on Chad overnight, the first such assault on Chadian soil, officials say

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