The third mass kidnapping in three weeks in northwest Nigeria, attributed to armed bandits seeking ransom payments
No groups have claimed responsibility for the attacks
Rise in abductions is fuelled in part by sizeable govt payoffs in exchange for children, officials say
State governor orders immediate closure of boarding schools in the area
The boys were held for six days before security services rescued them on Thursday from Rugu forest
It was not immediately clear whether all the missing boys had been recovered
Several people were abducted while at least 110 people were killed in the attack
HRW says without mental health support or awareness, families or institutions often shackle people against their will
1 injured person rescued, rushed to hospital, says official
Part of a broader trend across Africa which has seen people worshipping remotely following the virus outbreak
Pakistan has decided it will not evacuate its citizens from China to counter the threat of the fast-spreading corona virus. Do you agree with the decision?
Polls are non-scientific, reflect only the online audience and can be manipulated.
US forces are set to withdraw from Afghanistan after long weary war without achieving the avowed aims
Pakistan, its economy and its citizens continue to suffer the consequences of the backlash of the Afghan War
Abdul Sattar Edhi dedicated his entire life for the sake of humanity
Not many realise that last year Eid ul-Adha was celebrated rather differently due to the advent of the Covid-19 pandemic
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