Thursday, June 5, 2014

Boko Haram Attack in Nigeria Killed 400, Official Says

From Bloomburg-

The U.S. is among several countries to send advisers and military personnel to help with the search for the missing girls.

President Goodluck Jonathan, whose government has come under fire for failing to crush the insurgency or prevent the kidnapping of the girls, has sought to highlight ties between Boko Haram and al-Qaeda, and call it a continent-wide threat. His critics say it’s mostly an internal Nigerian issue.

Jonathan prayed yesterday with Justin Welby, the Archbishop of Canterbury, who visited the capital, Abuja.

The Archbishop, the most senior bishop in the Anglican denomination of Christianity, “paid a pastoral call on President Goodluck Jonathan in Abuja to express his personal pain and condolence about the ongoing terrorism affecting parts of North Nigeria,” Welby said on his website.

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