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Boko Haram and defining the 'al-Qaeda network'
The presence of a British-born man in Boko Haram's ranks proves that the group's appeal is not confined to Nigeria.
Last updated: 06 Jun 2014 11:58 GMT
Mali leader calls for ceasefire with Tuaregs
President makes plea after Tuareg fighters say three armed groups now control Kidal after clashes kill several soldiers.
Last updated: 22 May 2014 12:19 GMT
Al-Qaeda group kidnaps Mali Red Cross staff
Member of group calls team of five workers "enemies of Islam" but says they are alive and in good health.
Last updated: 11 Feb 2014 05:59 GMT
UN troops killed in Mali suicide attack
Armed fighters attacked army positions in northern Mali, killing at least two soldiers and a civilian.
Last updated: 23 Oct 2013 16:02 GMT
International praise for Mali elections
Voting passed without incident in first election since military coup threw country into turmoil.
Last updated: 29 Jul 2013 15:41 GMT
Malians vote amid threats of violence
Millions set to exercise their ballot to choose new president nearly a year after military coup and subsequent war.
Last updated: 28 Jul 2013 18:50 GMT
US announces bounty for African group leaders
Government offers unprecedented $23m reward for heads of ultra-conservative armed groups in West Africa.
Last updated: 04 Jun 2013 03:47 GMT
Niger says 'terrorists escaped' in jail raid
Officials say about 22 inmates, including some convicted of terrorism, missing after Saturday's incident in Niamey.
Last updated: 03 Jun 2013 02:16 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 begins withdrawing troops from Mali
First batch of 100 soldiers departs as France prepares to hand over operations to a UN-mandated African force.
Last updated: 09 Apr 2013 23:59 GMT
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Voting in the 'world's social media capital'
Indonesia's digerati could be crucial to success in the country's upcoming presidential election.
Socrates and the Corinthians' Democracy
How Brazil's football legend turned every Corinthians' match into a political meeting for democracy.
Thousands flee Pakistan's Waziristan conflict
As the Pakistani army battles Taliban forces, civilians in North Waziristan face an arduous escape for relative safety.
Gold rush for Nepal's ‘Himalayan Viagra’
Nepalese trade in a libido-boosting fungus is booming but experts warn over-exploitation could destroy ecosystem.
JOURNALISM UNDER FIRE
The Gaza conundrum: To invade or not to invade
US complicity in Israel's attack on Gaza
Nora Lester Murad
Riada Asimovic Akyol
Modernity according to the Islamic State, Boko Haram, the Taliban et al
'Nazis rape Brazil': The World Cup according to Twitter
The slow death of Turkish higher education
A Kadir Yildirim
In Pictures: Assault on Gaza continues
Israeli air strikes continue as the Palestinian death toll has reached more than 100, and several hundred more injured.
In Pictures: Lyari trades guns for football
World Cup fever grips southern Pakistani town notorious for gang wars and drug peddling.
In Pictures: S Sudan's joyless anniversary
On the third anniversary of South Sudan’s independence the country’s humanitarian crisis is spiraling out of control.
Three years since the start of the uprising, nine million people have been displaced by fighting.
Egypt in Turmoil
An in-depth look at Egypt's ongoing political crisis.
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