Nigeria

Robert Smith offers full scholarships to freed Nigerian schoolgirls. Boko Haram recently released 21 Chibok girls from captivity.

According to police officials, there were 27 shootings that left 12 individuals dead and 48 others wounded.

A newly constructed church in Nigeria collapses. At least 160 people killed.

The Reigners Bible Church International was under construction days before a huge event that attracted hundreds of people.

Williams doesn't leave this year's U.S. Open empty-handed, she broke tennis legend Roger Federer's record, winning an extraordinary 308 Grand Slam matches.

In its early stages, ISIS set up family oriented events in war-ravaged Syria, including street fairs with ice-cream competitions and games. As the organization grew, so did its hold on the youth. The group began opening schools and training camps to instill its doctrine.

Boko Haram released a new video of the abducted Chibok school girls. They're offering to release them in exchange for captured fighters.

Nigerian army officials claim they rescued a second Chibok girl. A Chibok mothers activist group doubts that the rescued victim is one of the Chibok girls.

Activists have identified the victim as Amina ali Darsha Nkeki, the report states. She is the first of the girls rescued from the 2014 mass kidnapping that sparked the hashtag and search movement #BringBackOurGirls.

One in every five "suicide bombers" used by Boko Haram in the past two years has been a child, underscoring the heartless nature of the religious extremist group, according to a report released Tuesday by the United Nations Children's Fund, writes Al Jazeera.