The students — some as young as five years old — were detained after their Quranic schools in northern Cameroon were raided, Amnesty International said on Friday.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack in N'Djamena but suspicion fell on Islamic militant group Boko Haram. At least 23 people were killed in the two explosions.
My dad was a journalist when he was kidnapped by Islamic militants in Beirut in 1985, three months before I was born. But it's American laws that have made figuring out what happened a nightmare.
The gunman who seized a cafe in downtown Sydney has reportedly been killed by police, but not before two hostages were killed (and four wounded). Here's how it played out online.
Residents of the Borno State capital expect an attack soon in what could be the largest and most symbolic seizure yet by the group.
The Nigerian military has recanted claims that it rescued over 100 schoolgirls kidnapped by an islamic terrorist group.