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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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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
Ministers and MPs caught on camera sleeping through important speeches have sparked criticism that they are not working.
Are UK banks targeting Muslim charities?
Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
Italy struggles to deal with growing flood of migrants willing to risk their lives to reach the nearest European shores.
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Backing the Kurds will stabilise Iraq
Military injustice: Both US and India 'left in the dark'
Women architects: Building change
The real threat from the Islamic State is to Muslims, not the west
In Pictures: Gaza celebrates long-term truce
Palestinians welcomed a long-term ceasefire deal between Israel and Hamas, which put a stop to seven weeks of bombings.
In Pictures: Kashmir's spinning trouble
Traditional art suffers as widows in Kashmir conflict are paid by the government at less than the cost of wool.
Rehabilitating South Africa's ex-prisoners
For many former prisoners, life outside of prison is fraught with difficulties, including joblessness and social stigma.
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