This week marks one year since the #bringbackourgirls social media campaign, a global movement to free hundreds of schoolgirls kidnapped in Nigeria.
Nigeria is marking the first anniversary of the abduction of 219 schoolgirls by the Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram. Amnesty International says the group has kidnapped thousands of other girls and women as well. (14.04.2015)
One year has passed since the kidnapping of 276 schoolgirls by Boko Haram in northeastern Nigeria. A UNICEF report released on the anniversary estimates 800,000 children have been displaced by the terror group. (13.04.2015)
One year ago, more than 200 schoolgirls from Chibok were kidnapped by Boko Haram militants. Parents of the missing girls told DW's correspondent in Nigeria, Adrian Kriesch, that they remain optimistic. (13.04.2015)
Nigeria's president-elect Muhammadu Buhari has promised to defeat Boko Haram in six months. DW asked Nigerians forced out of their homes by the Islamist insurgency whether they believed in a swift victory. (06.04.2015)
Everyone in Germany has heard the jokes and seen the social media memes about Berlin's BER airport. But the Stuttgart 21 railway project has also developed into a logistical nightmare — and a sinkhole for public money.
Rights activists in Pakistan have launched a campaign to recover peace campaigner Raza Khan, who was allegedly abducted in Lahore. Civil society groups say progressive activists are routinely "kidnapped" in the country.
The Bundestag's new speaker, Wolfgang Schäuble, has asked lawmakers not to tweet during sessions. The call has been met with resistance and raised questions about social media's role in German politics.
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