Photo Gallery: The Troubling Rise of Boko Haram
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Photo Gallery: The Troubling Rise of Boko Haram

Suicide Attacks in Nigeria Islamist Terror Network Gains Strength in Africa

On Christmas Day, the extremist Muslim sect Boko Haram carried out a suicide attack on a church in Nigeria that killed dozens. By allying itself with groups such as al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb, it has been gaining in strength and is threatening to spark a religious war in Nigeria.
Translated from the German by Jan Liebelt
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