Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Nigeria Asks UN al-Qaida Committee to Blacklist Boko Haram

Nigeria has formally asked the U.N. Security Council al-Qaida sanctions committee to blacklist the Islamist militant group Boko Haram after the kidnapping of hundreds of schoolgirls, U.N. diplomats said on Tuesday.     If there is no objection by the 15-member council committee, which operates by consensus, Boko Haram will be sanctioned at 3:00 p.m. EDT (1900 GMT) on Thursday, the council diplomats said, speaking on condition of...

Read complete article
© Voice of America -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter