Nigerian officials reportedly reached a cease-fire with the insurgent group. The agreement would reportedly allow for the release of 219 girls that the group abducted earlier this year — but some experts cautioned that the government’s claims could be politically motivated.
It was a real #MalalaDay.
“I hope the kidnapped Chibok girls will take courage from my story and know more of what God says and know what it means to stand strong in the face of bad people.”
The 80 members of the military will assist in the hunt for more than 200 schoolgirls abducted by Boko Haram, President Obama said. The force will stay in Chad until its support is no longer necessary, he said.
A local Nigerian official addresses some of Nigeria’s most pressing questions. And dodges others.
“I can’t feel that it is her. But I think — I think it could be.”
“We both have a shared enemy.”
Many ask: What about child victims of U.S. drone strikes?