Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan declares a state of emergency during a live broadcast on state television on Tuesday.
May 15, 2013 Nigeria has been accused of doing "too little, too late" to stem militant Islamist violence, and President Goodluck Jonathan has acknowledged he's not fully in control.
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A French soldier battles Islamist fighters in Gao, Mali on Thursday, Feb. 21, 2013.
February 22, 2013 About 100 U.S. troops will help France gather information on Islamist fighters in neighboring Mali, many of whom escaped from French troops who've retaken towns from the militants.
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