Troops battling Islamic militants led a deadly attack on a police station in northern Nigeria killed at least 25 of the militants.
Col. Ayo Olaniyan, an Army spokesman, also said the self-styled "Taliban" militants had crossed into Nigeria from neighboring Chad. "At least 25 of the Chadian Talibans have been killed," he said.
According to a source in the Russian Defence Ministry, Russia started deploying elite commando units in eastern Libya. Russian GRU officers, mercenaries and advisors have arrived in Libya