Face to Face with a Boko Haram Escapee: A Christian Boy Tells His Story

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In my years of working with victims of Boko Haram terrorism in northern Nigeria, I have never seen anyone like him. After the mass abduction of 276 Chibok schoolgirls, I have worked closely with about 20 who escaped, half of whom I have placed in US schools. Although it is now nine months since the April attack, not one of them escaped after that first week.

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Mark Steyn Pushes Back on the Media’s Denial of ‘No-Go Zones’

When the mayor of Paris threatened to sue Fox News for "slandering" her city by reporting on Muslim-dominated "no-go zones," liberal media outlets forgot their own years of reporting on those zones to bash their hated right-leaning cable news adversary. Among the longtime observers who pushed back against no-go zone denialism is author Mark Steyn, who has mentioned these hostile, unassimilated communities in his columns and books for years.
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Venezuela Heads for a Breaking Point

The shortages in Venezuela have become so severe that even long-time Chavistas--supporters of the socialist government of the now deceased Hugo Chavez--are reaching a breaking point.
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New Saudi King Announces Major Government Shake-Up

Riyadh (AFP) - Saudi Arabia's new King Salman further cemented his hold on power, with a sweeping shakeup that saw two sons of the late King Abdullah fired, and the heads of intelligence and other key agencies replaced alongside a cabinet shuffle.
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Venezuela Authorizes Use of Lethal Weapons on Civilian Protesters

With the anniversary of the arrest of opposition party leader Leopoldo López approaching, the Venezuelan government has approved new legislation which would allow the Bolivarian National Guard to use "potentially lethal force" against protesters calling for the fully free exercise of the freedoms of expression and assembly.
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Teen Gunman Storms Dutch TV Station Demanding Airtime

Dutch authorities have released few details about the bizarre case of 19-year-old Tarik Zahzah's attack on the main news studio of television station NOS on Thursday. To get the obvious question out of the way first, the police say there is no evidence that Zahzah, who is half-Egyptian, acted on behalf of organized terrorism.

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