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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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Q&A: 'One day my son will be free'
Mother of jailed Al Jazeera journalist Abdullah Elshamy says her son's ordeal highlights the value of press freedom.
French minorities alarmed by far-right wins
French Jews and Muslims say recent National Front victories in mayoral races reflect rising xenophobia.
The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
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French jihadists in Syria and cyber-indoctrination
Armenian genocide: Turkey has lost the battle of truth
Eastern Ukraine: A new pawn in Putin's dangerous game
South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
In Pictures: Clowning around in Lebanon camps
Volunteer clowns from Belgium's 'Clowns Without Borders' entertain children in Lebanon's refugee camps.
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
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An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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