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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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Ellen DeGeneres joins Nigerian schoolgirls campaign

Oscars host Ellen DeGeneres has tweeted a picture supporting the campaign to find the kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls.

DeGeneres, whose Oscars "selfie" became the most retweeted Twitter post of all time, wrote:

Her #BringBackOurGirls post already has more than 17,000 retweets.

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