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France Sends Agents to Nigeria, Boosts Ties to Fight Boko Haram

France said on Wednesday it was boosting intelligence ties with Nigeria and sending security service agents there to tackle Boko Haram after more than 200 girls were kidnapped by the Islamist group.   President Francois Hollande's office said after he spoke by telephone with Nigerian leader Goodluck Jonathan that Paris would dispatch a specialized team in the coming hours to Abuja to help find the girls.   With more than 4,000 troops operating between Mali to the west and...

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