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Nigeria hit by deadly bomb attack near Cameroon
The attack struck a crowded market on the Nigerian-Cameroonian frontier. Militant groups have long targeted military and civilian sites in the market town and its surrounding areas.
Dutch birdwatcher held hostage by terrorists killed in gun battle with Philippine army
4 Jun 2019
Ewold Horn from the Netherlands was Islamist militant group Abu Sayyaf's longest-held hostage. The military said that it also killed the Abu Sayyaf commander's wife during its raid.
Kashmir: Indian soldiers killed in clashes with militants
18 Feb 2019
A gunbattle with militants in disputed Kashmir has left four Indian troops dead. It comes just days after the worst attack on government forces in the region's history, to which India promised a "jaw-dropping" response.
Belgium trial on Jewish museum terror attack opens
12 Jan 2019
Two men, including a suspected "Islamic State" militant, are on trial for killing four people at a Jewish museum in Brussels. Prosecutors are calling for life sentences.
UN General Assembly rejects US resolution to condemn Hamas
7 Dec 2018
The United Nations General Assembly has voted down a US-proposed resolution to condemn the Islamic militant group Hamas.
Cholera outbreak in Nigeria's northeast kills nearly 100
29 Nov 2018
The United Nations says at least 97 people have died of cholera in northeastern Nigeria over the past two weeks. As well as the outbreak, the region is grappling with attacks by local militant group Boko Haram.
Rep. Ekon urges Nigerian govt. to absorb Akwa Ibom repentant militants
18 Nov 2018
Rep. Ekon urges Nigerian govt. to absorb Akwa Ibom repentant militants.
At least 25 wounded in Israeli retaliation strikes in Gaza
9 Dec 2017
Israel's military says its aircraft bombed militant targets in Gaza and the Palestinian Health Ministry said at least 25 people were wounded in the strikes, including six children.
Niger Delta security - Military commended for neutralising militant leader
15 May 2017
Niger Delta security - Military commended for neutralising militant leader.
Nigerian Navy nabs notorious wanted militant
24 Sep 2016
I did not kill Benue governor's aide, says ex-militant
10 Aug 2016
Impact of pipeline vandalism on Nigeria
21 Jul 2016
The continued onslaught on oil and gas infrastructure by militant groups in the Niger Delta is affecting the Nigerian economy at a time when the government is facing its worst economic crisis in decades.