Strategy Against Nigeria's Boko Haram Adopted

African and Western leaders have agreed to combine their intelligence information and defence mechanisms in a bid to reduce the security risk posed by Boko Haram and other terrorist groups.

West African presidents meet at the invitation of President Francois Hollande of France.

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