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#Insurgency: Cameroon students caught in Boko Haram crossfire

Stray bullets regularly whizz through the courtyard of the Fotokol highschool in northern Cameroon, a terrifying reminder of the Boko Haram gunmen carrying out deadly raids just across the border with Nigeria. Their insides cramped with fear, pupils…
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#Insurgency: Cameroon sends troops north to take on Boko Haram

"Everyone out! Hold onto your belongings, we're going to conduct a search," yells a Cameroonian soldier as he inspects bus passengers already wearied by dusty hours on a bumpy northern road. "We're everywhere in the area," said the soldier in Dabanga…
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#Insurgency: In Cameroon, suspected Boko Haram members turn tourist hotspot into a ghost town

With a famous nature reserve, elephant safaris, and a reputation as a peaceful haven, the small town of Waza in the far north of Cameroon used to buzz with tourists. Today, it is like a ghost town. The walls of the hotels are crumbling and guest bedrooms…
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France’s foreign minister offered China help with Boko Haram hostages

France's foreign minister offered China his country's help on Sunday in locating 10 workers feared kidnapped by Boko Haram militants, as African leaders joined forces to fight the terrorist group. "We have already told our Chinese friends that we were…
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Cameroon says abducted Chinese workers likely in Nigeria

The 10 Chinese workers abducted by Boko Haram gunmen in Cameroon have most likely been taken back across the border to the Nigerian Islamist group's strongholds, a police official said Sunday. "We are almost certain that the 10 Chinese have been kidnapped…
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Boko Haram militants killed one Chinese, 10 missing in Cameroon

A Chinese national was killed and 10 others were feared kidnapped after an overnight attack in northern Cameroon believed to have been carried out by Boko Haram militants from Nigeria, a police said on Saturday. "Boko Haram Islamists attacked a camp…
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Cameroon forces search region where priests, nun kidnapped

Cameroon's security forces Sunday were sweeping the remote northern region where two Italian priests and a Canadian nun were kidnapped by suspected Boko Haram gunmen, a local government official said. "We are everywhere. We have been on the ground since…

Two priests and a Canadian nun kidnapped in Cameroon

Two Italian priests and a Canadian nun have been kidnapped by gunmen in northern Cameroon, Italy's foreign ministry and media reports said on Saturday. The attack occurred overnight in the north of the west African country, which borders violence-wracked…
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Kidnapped French priest freed in Cameroon

French President Francois Hollande announced Tuesday the release of a Roman Catholic priest who was abducted by Islamic militants in Cameroon six weeks ago. Georges Vandenbeusch, 42, was kidnapped in the far north of the central African country on November…
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Seven die in Cameroon clash between army and C.Africa gunmen

Seven people, including two Cameroonian soldiers, have been killed in an attack on eastern Cameroon by an armed group from the Central African Republic, a security official said on Thursday. The raid took place on the village of Ondiki, close to the…