Nigeria's kidnapped are 'all the world's girls'

Hundreds of schoolgirls abducted by Islamic insurgents in Nigeria are the "world's girls", the US Under-Secretary for Political Affairs said after a summit in Paris.

Wendy Sherman told reporters: "Nigeria has had a lot in its hands [...] Boko Haram has been creating havoc for some time".

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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.