Exclusive: U.S. to slap "terrorist" label on Nigerian militants




 
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Exclusive: U.S. to slap "terrorist" label on Nigerian militants
 
June 21st, 2012  
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Exclusive: U.S. to slap "terrorist" label on Nigerian militants
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. government is expected to formally apply a "foreign terrorist" label on Thursday to three alleged leading figures of the violent Nigerian militant group Boko Haram, officials said. The action by the State and Treasury departments follows growing pressure on the Obama Administration to take stronger action against Boko Haram. The group, which says it wants to establish an Islamic caliphate in northern Nigeria, has stepped up attacks on Christian places of worship this year. ...

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