Bоkо Haram Videо Is Said tо Shоw Captured Girls Frоm Chibоk

About a dozen girls, some with faces covered, appear in the video, one of several released in recent days by Boko Haram, the Islamist group terrorizing northern Nigeria in a war that has spilled across borders and raged for nearly nine years.

Tunisia’s Gоvernment Pledges Imprоvements After Prоtests

As still more people gathered on Sunday to mark the seventh anniversary of the Tunisian revolution, a wave that set off the 2011 Arab Spring uprisings, the government said it was taking steps to ease the plight of the poor and the jobless. Among the measures: Government aid to needy families will be increased to $86 a month from $61, with about 120,000 families getting extra help, they said.