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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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Nigerian Government to 'negotiate' with Boko Haram

The Nigerian Government has said that a "window of negotiation" with Boko Haram rebels, who abducted more than 200 girls a month ago from their school in the northeast of the country, is open, the Minister of Special Duties has said.

Minister of Special Duties Tanimu Turaki, who would head the negotiation committee, said: "The window of negotiation is still open. The government had set up a committee to negotiate with Boko Haram so if they have any negotiation to make it should be channeled through the committee."

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