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NATO Studying ‘Options’ to Bolster Africa Anti-Jihadi Force, UN Says

NATO is studying options to bolster support for the multinational G5 Sahel Joint Force in the troubled three-borders region of Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso, where a surge in jihadis violence has cost thousands of lives, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio G…

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NATO Studying ‘Options’ to Bolster Africa Anti-Jihadi Force, UN Says

NATO is studying options to bolster support for the multinational G5 Sahel Joint Force in the troubled three-borders region of Mali, Niger and Burkina Faso, where a surge in jihadis violence has cost thousands of lives, U.N. Secretary-General Antonio G…

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UNICEF: 1 Million Children in Nigeria Could Miss School

The U.N. Children’s Fund in Nigeria said at least 1 million Nigerian children could miss school this year because of insecurity, as schools in the north of the country have been targeted by armed groups in a series of mass kidnappings for ransom.UNICEF…

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Afghan Girls Boarding School Temporarily Relocates to Rwanda

With Afghanistan in the hands of the Taliban, which had banned young women from formal education, the country’s only girls boarding school is temporarily relocating to Rwanda for a “study abroad” session.Shabana Basij-Rasikh, the co-founding president …

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Armed kidnappers in Nigeria have released 28 of the more than 120 students who were abducted at the beginning of July from the Bethel Baptist High School in the northern town of Damishi.Church officials returned those children to their parents at the …

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140 Students Abducted in Northwestern Nigeria?

Armed kidnappers have taken 140 students from their boarding school in northwestern Nigeria, local officials announced Monday. Attackers opened fire on the Bethel Baptist High School in Kaduna state early Monday, abducting most of the 165 pupils boardi…

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Large-Scale Kidnappings in Nigeria’s North Threaten Education

Nigeria has one of world’s highest numbers of out-of-school children, 13.2 million, according to the U.N. Children’s Fund (UNICEF). A wave of school kidnappings has worsened the situation, with some state authorities closing down boarding schools in th…

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Students Become Neighbors Time Zones Apart

WASHINGTON – Relatively few students in the U.S. have opportunities to study abroad, says Mohamed Abdel-Kader, executive director of the Stevens Initiative, a public-private partnership based at the Aspen Institute in Washington, D.C.Some estimates rig…

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