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Nigeria Won't Swap Boko Haram Prisoners for Girls

Nigeria's government is ruling out an exchange of more than 200 kidnapped schoolgirls for detained Boko Haram Islamic militants, but the government is open to broader talks with the rebels, Britain's top official for Africa said Wednesday. President Goodluck Jonathan is under pressure to crush the rebels who have killed thousands in their campaign for an Islamist state and to free the girls whose abduction a month ago has sparked global outrage. Government officials initially...

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