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Islamic State Announces New Leader of Boko Haram, Who Vows War Against Christians

Boko Haram might have a new leader, and he wants to target Christians.

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Beloved Friend, I Am a Nigerian Email Scammer and Interpol Just Arrested Me. Please Help.

A Nigerian man believed to have organized a criminal ring that stole money from businesses around the world was arrested by Interpol.

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Around the World in 40 Books

Headed to Rio, Paris, or Cape Town this summer? We asked distinguished writers and thinkers to pick their favorite books about 20 of the world’s great cities.

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Fragile States Index 2016

In 2015, long-simmering crises crossed borders, even continents, in a reminder that it takes very little for regional instability to go global.

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Trouble Is Brewing in Nigeria’s Oil Country

For years, the government paid militants in the Niger Delta not to blow up oil pipelines. Now it’s cutting them loose — and they’re taking up arms once again.

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Nigeria’s Latest Enemy? Tomato-Eating Moths.

A moth infestation in Nigeria's tomato plants has increased the price of tomatoes by more than 30-fold.

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The Bandits’ Banker

David Cameron is right that Nigeria is “fantastically corrupt.” He just forgot to mention that Britain is making it worse.

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