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UN Seeks $174M to Support Refugees Fleeing Boko Haram

The United Nations launched an appeal on Thursday to raise slightly over $174 million to support refugees who have fled to Chad, Niger and Cameroon to escape northern Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamist insurgency. Boko Haram fighters have killed thousands of people in their six-year bid to create an Islamist emirate in northeastern Nigeria. Though a military campaign by Nigeria and its neighbors has driven Boko Haram out of many positions it previously held, the U.N. still expects...

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