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Wreckage of Algeria airliner found in Mali
French soldiers recover black box from the Air Algerie wreckage site in a desolate region of restive northern Mali.
Last updated: 25 Jul 2014 14:41 GMT
France hunts for wreckage of Algeria airliner
French foreign minister says Air Algerie plane carrying 116 people had "probably crashed" after disappearing over Mali.
Last updated: 24 Jul 2014 20:22 GMT
Tens of thousands attend Burkina Faso protest
Protesters voice opposition to referendum that would allow Blaise Campaore to extend his presidential term.
Last updated: 01 Jun 2014 01:34 GMT
France to 'fight terrorism' from Ivory Coast
Ivory Coast to become France's main hub to combat fighters across the Sahel region, French foreign minister says.
Last updated: 10 May 2014 08:37 GMT
Pope Francis appoints his first new cardinals
Almost half of 19 new "princes of the Church" come from non-European countries, in a gesture to developing world.
Last updated: 22 Feb 2014 23:48 GMT
Mali frees Tuareg rebel-linked prisoners
Government released 23 prisoners in an effort to revive stalled peace process after rebels pulled out last week.
Last updated: 02 Oct 2013 23:44 GMT
Ethiopia qualify at expense of South Africa
Nigeria ease past Malawi to join Ethiopia in the final round of African qualifying for the 2014 World Cup.
Last updated: 07 Sep 2013 20:22 GMT
Mali's ill-timed and inflammatory election
Holding elections in Mali as planned may undermine the legitimacy of the victor and raise tensions in the fragile state.
Last updated: 25 Jul 2013 14:53 GMT
Gunmen abduct election staff in northern Mali
Poll officials were in the northern city of Kidal to plan the distribution of ID cards when they were seized.
Last updated: 21 Jul 2013 05:32 GMT
Songs of Freedom and Exile
Forced to flee their homes, a Tuareg singer and her band reflect on their identity and self-determination.
Last updated: 25 Jun 2013 08:27 GMT
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