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The girls from the Government Girls Science and Technical College Dapchi who were kidnapped and set free are photographed during a hand over to government officials in Maiduguri, Nigeria, Wednesday March 21, 2018. Witnesses say Boko Haram militants have returned an unknown number of the 110 girls who were abducted from their Nigeria school a month ago. (AP Photo/Hamza Suleiman)
March 22, 2018 - 3:20 pm
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — The mother of the only Nigerian schoolgirl still in Boko Haram captivity after the extremists released 104 classmates said Thursday her daughter was blocked from boarding the vehicle to freedom and told to convert to Islam. Fifteen-year-old Leah refused, Rebecca Sharibu told...
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The girls from the Government Girls Science and Technical College Dapchi who were kidnapped and set free are photographed during a hand over to government officials in Maiduguri, Nigeria, Wednesday March 21, 2018. Witnesses say Boko Haram militants have returned an unknown number of the 110 girls who were abducted from their Nigeria school a month ago. (AP Photo/Hamza Suleiman)
March 22, 2018 - 12:59 pm
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Just one Nigerian schoolgirl is still held by Boko Haram after the extremists released 104 classmates seized in a mass abduction and she "will not be abandoned," President Muhammadu Buhari said Thursday, with no word on five girls still unaccounted for who are said to be dead...
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The girls from the Government Girls Science and Technical College Dapchi who were kidnapped and set free are photographed during a hand over to government officials in Maiduguri, Nigeria, Wednesday March 21, 2018. Witnesses say Boko Haram militants have returned an unknown number of the 110 girls who were abducted from their Nigeria school a month ago. (AP Photo/Hamza Suleiman)
March 22, 2018 - 12:43 pm
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — The Latest on mass abduction and release of Nigerian schoolgirls (all times local): 5:45 p.m. Nigeria's president says the only schoolgirl remaining in Boko Haram captivity after the extremists released 104 classmates seized in a mass abduction "will not be abandoned."...
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A man holds flags and a sign as members of the Cambodian community gather in Hyde Park to protest against Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen in Sydney, Friday, March 16, 2018. Hun Sen is in Australia to attend the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, ASEAN, special summit. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)
March 17, 2018 - 4:36 am
SYDNEY (AP) — Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak says the displacement of Rohingya Muslims is no longer solely a domestic issue for Myanmar, as Southeast Asian nations signed a counterterrorism cooperation agreement at a regional leaders' conference. Najib made his comments on Saturday at a...
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March 16, 2018 - 12:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Two Muslim women who say the New York Police Department forced them to remove religious head coverings after they were arrested have sued the city to force a change to the practice. The women and an advocacy group are seeking class action status with the lawsuit filed Friday in...
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March 16, 2018 - 12:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Two Muslim women who say the New York Police Department forced them to remove religious head coverings after they were arrested have sued the city to force a change to the practice. The women and an advocacy group are seeking class action status with the lawsuit filed Friday in...
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FILE - In this March 14, 2018 file photo German Interior Minister Horst Seehofer, left, talks to German Chancellor Angela Merkel in the German parliament in Berlin. Germany’s new interior minister is positioning himself to the right of Chancellor Angela Merkel on migration, telling a newspaper Islam is not a part of Germany Friday, March 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Markus Schreiber,file)
March 16, 2018 - 9:26 am
BERLIN (AP) — Germany's new interior minister said Friday he doesn't consider Islam to be a part of Germany, a position that puts him at odds with Chancellor Angela Merkel on the central question of migration. Horst Seehofer, the country's top security official, told the Bild newspaper that "Islam...
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FILE - In a Aug. 30, 2016, file photo, U.S. Central Command Command Commander, Army Gen. Joseph Votel, speaks to reporters at the Pentagon. U.S. military leaders are considering new guidelines for the use of helmet cameras on the battlefield after Islamic State-linked fighters in Niger exploited footage taken by a fallen American soldier to make a propaganda video that highlighted the killing of four U.S. forces. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
March 13, 2018 - 1:14 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. military leaders are considering new guidelines for the use of helmet cameras on the battlefield after Islamic State-linked fighters in Niger exploited footage taken by a fallen American soldier to make a propaganda video that highlighted the killing of four U.S. forces...
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Tunisian women with placards during a protest seeking equality between men and women in Tunis, Tunisia, Saturday, March 10, 2018. (AP Photo/Hassene Dridi)
March 11, 2018 - 10:28 am
TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — Tunisian women have demonstrated to demand equal inheritance rights, amid national debate over the issue that has reverberated around the Muslim world. Under a heavy police presence, they marched to parliament Saturday in Tunis to demand a law guaranteeing equal inheritance...
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The Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby, greets the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, Mohammed bin Salman, at a private meeting at at Lambeth Palace, London Thursday March 8, 2018. (Yui Mok/PA via AP)
March 08, 2018 - 1:17 pm
LONDON (AP) — The leader of the Anglican church says Saudi Arabia's crown prince is committed to the flourishing of different faiths in his strict Sunni Muslim kingdom. Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby met Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman Thursday in London. The archbishop's Lambeth Palace...
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