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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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Abandonment of 'Bring Back Our Girls'
Six months on, outrage and sorrow over the mass schoolgirl abduction has disappeared - except for families in Nigeria.
A soft approach to returning British fighters
ISIL combatants seeking an 'exit strategy' from Mideast conflict need positive reinforcement back home, analysts say.
Austrian youth flocking to ISIL
European nation hit by a wave of Islamophobia as many young fighters join ISIL in Syria and Iraq.
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Libya: The war nobody can win
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