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FILE- In this Thursday, June. 6, 2013 file photo, Young women stand in front of a school in Maiduguri, Nigeria.  About 50 young women remain missing Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2018, after Boko Haram extremists attacked a town in northern Nigeria that is home to a boarding school for girls, provoking fear that they may have met the same fate as those kidnapped from Chibok nearly four years ago. (AP Photo/Jon Gambrell, File)
Nigerian government acknowledges 110 girls still missingNigeria's government is acknowledging that 110 girls remain missing nearly a week after Boko Haram militants attacked their town
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Nigeria's government acknowledges 110 girls still missing after Boko Haram militants attacked town nearly a week ago.Nigeria's government acknowledges 110 girls still missing after Boko Haram militants attacked town nearly a week ago.
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UN peacekeepers in South Sudan accused of paying for sexUN peacekeepers in South Sudan accused of paying local women in protection camp for sex
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A soldier climbs over destroyed vehicles near following a twin bomb attack in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018. Two car bomb blasts rocked Somalia's capital Friday evening, followed by gunfire, police said, and an ambulance service said more than a dozen had been killed. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
Death toll from twin blasts in Somalia's capital rises to 21Death toll from twin explosions in Somalia's capital rises to 21, authorities say
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FILE - In this Thursday, June 8, 2017 file photo, from left to right, South Sudanese refugees Thomas Wani, 12, brother Peter Lemi, 14, mother Rose Sunday, and father Julius Lezu, cross a wooden bridge from South Sudan to Uganda at the Busia crossing, near Kuluba, in northern Uganda. The latest report on human rights abuses in South Sudan's five-year civil war, released by a United Nations commission Friday, Feb. 23, 2018 says it has identified more than 40 senior military officials "who may bear individual responsibility for war crimes." (AP Photo/Ben Curtis, File)
Gang rapes and beheadings: UN reveals new South Sudan abusesGang rapes, beheadings and blindings: UN reveals new South Sudan abuses amid civil war
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Relatives and medical staff wait by arriving ambulances at Medina hospital, following a twin car bomb attack in the capital Mogadishu, Somalia Friday, Feb. 23, 2018. Two car bomb blasts rocked Somalia's capital on Friday evening, followed by gunfire, police said, and an ambulance service said more than a dozen had been killed and many injured, with responsibility claimed by the Somalia-based extremist group al-Shabab. (AP Photo/Farah Abdi Warsameh)
18 killed as 2 blasts, gunfire rock Somalia's capitalAt least 18 killed as 2 blasts, gunfire rock Somalia's capital, shattering months of calm
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The Latest: Al-Shabab claims Somalia blasts that kill 18The Latest: Al-Shabab claims twin blasts in Somalia's capital that kill at least 18
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At least 18 people killed in pair of explosions in Somalia's capital, ambulance service saysAt least 18 people killed in pair of explosions in Somalia's capital, ambulance service says
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Singapore-flagged tanker attacked off Somalia but escapesSingapore-flagged tanker attacked off Somalia but escapes unharmed after shots exchanged
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8 charged in murder of wildlife conservationist in Tanzania8 charged for murder of South African wildlife conservationist in Tanzania
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This image taken from video shows the exterior of Government Girls Science and Tech College in Dapchi, Yobe State, Nigeria on Thursday Feb. 22, 2018. Parents in northern Nigeria say more than 100 girls are still missing three days after suspected Boko Haram extremists attacked their school. The announcement comes after government officials in Yobe state acknowledged that some 50 young women remained unaccounted for in the Monday evening attack. (AP Photo)
Parents fear worst for missing girls after Nigeria attackParents fear worst for missing 101 girls after Nigeria attack; echoes of Chibok mass abduction
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Somali police official says 2 car bomb blasts rock Mogadishu, following by sustained gunfireSomali police official says 2 car bomb blasts rock Mogadishu, following by sustained gunfire
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South Sudan sentences South African rebel adviser to deathSouth Sudan sentences South African rebel adviser to death by hanging
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5 Congolese refugees killed in protests, Rwandan police sayRwandan police say 5 Congolese refugees killed in protests; UN says police fired at them
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Parents: 101 Nigerian girls missing after Boko Haram attackParents say 101 Nigerian girls still missing days after suspected Boko Haram attack
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