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World powers back UN force in Mali
Regional powers and representatives from world bodies discuss stabilisation and reconstruction at Brussels conference.
Last updated: 06 Feb 2013 00:47 GMT
Brussels conference focuses on Mali roadmap
Regional powers and representatives from world bodies discuss stabilisation and reconstruction after defeat of rebels.
Last updated: 05 Feb 2013 20:05 GMT
'Al-Qaeda fighters' arrested in northern Mali
Malian forces capture eight suspected al-Qaeda-linked fighters, as French jets target fuel depots near Algerian border.
Last updated: 05 Feb 2013 13:18 GMT
Algeria beefs up army presence on Mali border
Algeria puts more troops on its border with Mali to deter armed groups fleeing from the war in the West African state.
Last updated: 04 Feb 2013 17:07 GMT
Al-Qaeda offshoot claims Algeria attack
Splinter group takes responsibility for wounding dozens of people in suicide assault on military base in Tamanrasset.
Last updated: 03 Mar 2012 20:13 GMT
Sahel army chiefs discuss Al Qaeda
North African army chiefs convene in Algeria in a bid to counter the threat of al Qaeda linked fighters in the region.
Last updated: 26 Sep 2010 16:26 GMT
Al-Qaeda in the Sahel
Jeremy Keenan explains how a Saharan front in the 'global war on terror' was fabricated.
Last updated: 29 Aug 2010 15:30 GMT
Sahara states move against al-Qaeda
Four countries to launch joint command centre in Algerian city to counter growing threat.
Last updated: 21 Apr 2010 17:01 GMT
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