The commemoration comes after U.N. envoy Angelina Jolie delivered a speech about a 'global epidemic of violence against women'
Any type of clothing that leaves only the eyes visible is a form of “camouflage” and is now banned in the country
At least 12 people were killed and 40 others injured in northeast Nigeria due to an explosion
The attack happened at about 2:00 pm (1300 GMT) on Monday in Huyum, in the Askira-Uba district of Borno state
The crises in Ukraine and Greece seemed likely to overshadow the discussions at Schloss Elmau, a hotel near the Austrian border
There was no immediate claim of responsibility but fingers will likely be pointed at Boko Haram
Boko Haram attacked the northeastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri
Witnesses said hundreds of Islamist gunmen were trying to advance on the city, which is now home to hundreds of thousands of people displaced by unrest
Hundreds of other Boko Haram captives have been freed by the military in recent weeks
Chadian military planes had been targeting Boko Haram positions on the lake since Thursday
Spain's state prosecutor charged the leader of Nigerian Islamist militant group Boko Haram with terrorism and crimes against humanity
Nigerian President-elect Muhammadu Buhari's promised campaign to defeat Boko Haram could drive more militants over the country's borders
The number of reported suicide attacks has jumped to 27 in the first five months of this year
Soldiers have in recent weeks rescued hundreds of women and children from the forest after they were kidnapped
One soldier died while 10 others were wounded in the assault on rebel bases, according to the statement
A suspected Boko Haram suicide bomber killed at least six people at a cattle market in Nigeria
The insurgents had raided the villages before the foiled assault on the city but the story was slow to emerge
Many of the women and girls rescued from Boko Haram are in need of psychological counselling during their recovery.
Hundreds of girls and women receive food and medical care outsidea of Nigeria's war zone
After a recent mass rescue of women and children from Boko Haram, 234 more have been rescued from a forest stronghold
Nigeria's military has carried out a mass rescue of 293 girls and women, who are now being checked for phsyical and mental health.
Nigeria's military has claimed a series of successes against Boko Haram in an operation launched in February
Boko Haram insurgents have forced hundreds of soldiers to flee Marte, a local official and witnesses said
Armies from Nigeria and neighbors Chad, Niger and Cameroon have in the past two months launched a concerted push to try to crush the insurgents
Children are reportedly being sold off in Nigeria, for prices as low as $500 for two
A march is expected in the capital, Abuja, on Tuesday to mark the one-year anniversary of the mass kidnapping
Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai criticesed Nigerian and world leaders for not helping kidnapped schoolgirls
Seventy-one Chadian soldiers have been killed and 416 injured in two-and-a-half months’ fighting Boko Haram
The insurgents have killed more than 13,000 people since 2009
The unidentified gunmen took off in the direction of the nearby border with Mali
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