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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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Rising tide of UK anti-immigrant sentiment
Swathes of the British electorate continue to show discontent with all things European, including immigration.
A glimpse into the universe's oldest galaxies
Astronomers have captured images of primordial galaxies that helped light up the cosmos after the Big Bang.
The photo controversy over indigenous people
Critics assail British photographer's portrayal of indigenous people, but he says he's highlighting their plight.
'We got this, Bob Geldof, so back off'
As Western stars re-release 1980s charity hit, many Africans say it's a demeaning relic that can do more harm than good.
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'One black, one white, separate and unequal'
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Does Uhuru Kenyatta know Kenya is burning?
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