Nigeria: Captured girls 'face rape danger'

The Nigerian schoolgirls who remain captives of Boko Haram militants "definitely" face the danger of being raped, a senior United Nations official has said.

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Michelle Obama adds voice to schoolgirls campaign

US First Lady Michelle Obama has tweeted a picture in support of the Nigerian schoolgirls abducted by Islamist militants three weeks ago.

The United States yesterday announced it would send a support team to the country as the search continues for more than 200 still missing.

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