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Boko Haram denies truce, kidnapped girls married

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MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — The leader of Nigeria's Islamic extremist group Boko Haram has denied agreeing to any cease-fire with the governme... Full Story

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  • Boko Haram denies truce, kidnapped girls married
    Boko Haram denies truce, kidnapped girls married

    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — The leader of Nigeria's Islamic extremist group Boko Haram has denied agreeing to any cease-fire with the government and said more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls all have converted to Islam and been married off.

  • Iraqi peshmerga fighters prepare for Syria battle
    Iraqi peshmerga fighters prepare for Syria battle

    MURSITPINAR, Turkey (AP) — Iraqi peshmerga fighters prepared Saturday to battle Islamic State group militants in the Syrian border town of Kobani, just hours after they arrived in a town that's become a focal point in the battle against the extremists.

  • Iraqi officials: IS extremists line up, kill 50
    Iraqi officials: IS extremists line up, kill 50

    BAGHDAD (AP) — Islamic State group extremists lined up and shot dead at least 50 tribesmen and women in Iraq's Anbar province, officials said Saturday, the latest mass killing committed by the group.

  • Hong Kong protests promise political game change
    Hong Kong protests promise political game change

    HONG KONG (AP) — Like thousands of young people from all over Hong Kong, secondary school teacher Li Hiu Fung had come out to the streets of this anxious city every night to demand that his government give him a real voice in choosing his leaders. He helped build a sprawling protest camp on one of he city's busiest thoroughfares.

  • 2nd soldier claims presidency in Burkina Faso
    2nd soldier claims presidency in Burkina Faso

    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — A largely unknown military colonel emerged early Saturday to say he had taken the helm of Burkina Faso, hours after an army general had made a similar declaration following the ouster of the country's president of 27 years.

  • Mexico orders immediate release of Marine veteran
    Mexico orders immediate release of Marine veteran

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — A Mexican judge ordered the immediate release of a jailed U.S. Marine veteran who spent eight months behind bars for crossing the border with loaded guns.

  • Ukraine rebels to hold election, despite criticism
    Ukraine rebels to hold election, despite criticism

    DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — Rebel-held territories in eastern Ukraine prepared Saturday to elect legislators and executives in a vote that has been roundly condemned by the international community but backed by Russia.

  • Blackout hits Bangladesh as line from India fails
    Blackout hits Bangladesh as line from India fails

    DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh was hit by a nationwide blackout on Saturday after a transmission line bringing electricity from neighboring India failed, but power was restored to many parts of the country within a few hours, an official said.

  • Cruise ship stuck off Norway, no damage

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Norwegian rescue officials say a Bahamas-registered cruise liner with more than a thousand people on board has run aground in northern Norway, in sight of the pier where it was to be moored.

  • Amid Ebola scare, Canada restricts visas
    Amid Ebola scare, Canada restricts visas

    TORONTO (AP) — Canada's Conservative government said it is suspending visa applications for residents and nationals of countries with "widespread and persistent-intense transmission" of the Ebola virus.

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