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Brave schoolgirls swim the Channel to raise £18,000 for Camden School For Girls

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Six 13 and 14-year-olds negotiated freezing water, jellyfish and dangerous ships as they completed the 21-mile challenge to raise funds for new facilities at Camden School for Girls in Sandall Road, Kentish Town. 343 more words

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Alicia Keys Holds Protest And Shines Light On Missing Nigerian Schoolgirls

Music Superstar Alicia Keys held a protest in NYC earlier this month to shine a light on 200-plus Nigerian schoolgirls that are still missing after being kidnapped by Boko Haram militants. 39 more words


In video, Boko Haram rejects truce, says girls have been married off

In a new video Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau says the issue of the missing schoolgirls has been forgotten because he ‘married them off.’ The video discredits the Nigerian government’s claim that they negotiated a ceasefire with the Islamic extremist group. 554 more words


Red letters in Kim Il Sung square

PyongYang, the city that the north korean regime tries to keep as a symbol of the success of the country, should really be considered apart from other cities. 194 more words

Militant Attacks Cast Doubt on Nigeria's Alleged Truce with Boko Haram

Originally published on VICE News Oct. 18, 2014.

Suspected Boko Haram militants carried out two deadly attacks on villages mere hours after Nigerian officials claimed they negotiated a ceasefire deal with the Islamist group. 643 more words


Kidnapped schoolgirls' freedom delayed

NIGERIA (TAB, BP) — Disheartening reports recently surfaced related to the announced coming release of the kidnapped schoolgirls in Nigeria. Nigeria’s military announced the agreement with Boko Haram in which the jihadists agreed to release the girls Oct. 59 more words


Ceasefire agreement could mean release of more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls

ABUJA, Nigeria (TAB) — After more than six months in captivity, the more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls will soon be released, according to a Nigerian presidential spokesman Oct. 74 more words