Some of the 276 flowers, placed by the The Christian Defense Coalition during a prayer vigil May 14, 2014 in front of the Embassy of Nigeria in Washington, DC. (AFP PHOTO / Karen BLEIER)
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More than 200 schoolgirls Wednesday began their second month as Boko Haram hostages, as international powers ramped up efforts to track down the group.Lawmakers began debating a request from President Goodluck Jonathan for a six-month extension to a state of emergency first imposed in three northeast states worst affected by the violence exactly a year ago.Specialist U.S., British, French and Israeli teams have been sent to help in the search operation, which Nigeria's military has said is concentrated on the Sambisa forest area of Borno state.Jonathan is facing calls to explore a negotiated settlement with Boko Haram given the apparent lack of progress in curbing the violence after the state of emergency was imposed on May 14 last year.
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