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Niger detains dozens of cross-Sahara migrants
African nation detains 150 Algeria-bound, a day after it shut camps in wake of 92 deaths.
Last updated: 02 Nov 2013 22:03 GMT
Armed group claims Niger suicide attacks
At least 20 people killed in simultaneous blasts, but group responsible is said to have been "neutralised".
Last updated: 24 May 2013 07:54 GMT
France blames AQIM for Niger deaths
Al-Qaeda's north African branch blamed after French special forces fail to save two nationals kidnapped in Niamey.
Last updated: 10 Jan 2011 20:58 GMT
Osama bin Laden and the Sahel
In one message, bin Laden has propelled the little known crisis in the Sahel to international prominence.
Last updated: 03 Nov 2010 13:18 GMT
Bin Laden in warning to France
Al-Qaeda leader calls abductions of French citizens in Niger a result of "injustices against Muslims" in new audiotape.
Last updated: 27 Oct 2010 19:27 GMT
Al-Qaeda displays French hostages
Al-Qaeda's North African wing releases first images of seven hostages kidnapped in Niger earlier this month.
Last updated: 30 Sep 2010 16:19 GMT
French workers kidnapped in Niger
At least two French nationals among seven workers kidnapped in Niger. All worked for state-owned nuclear giant, Areva.
Last updated: 16 Sep 2010 11:35 GMT
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