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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
French strike 'kills Mali rebel commander'
Omar Ould Hamaha, known as 'Red Beard' and the subject of a $3m US bounty, reportedly one of 10 fighters killed.
Last updated: 14 Mar 2014 14:26 GMT
Malian refugees face difficult choices
About 50,000 Malians fled to Niger in 2012 and still have not been able to return home despite the French intervention.
Last updated: 02 Mar 2013 13:01 GMT
Making sense of Mali's armed groups
Al-Qaeda gets the most attention, but local groups and ethnic fighters are part of a complicated mix of instability.
May Ying Welsh
Last updated: 17 Jan 2013 10:19 GMT
What is France risking in Mali?
We ask if there is French support for the campaign in West Africa amid rebels' warning it could be France's Afghanistan.
Last updated: 14 Jan 2013 09:08 GMT
Mali: The 'gentle' face of al-Qaeda
An exclusive report from inside northern Mali.
May Ying Welsh
2012 Year in Review
Last updated: 30 Dec 2012 12:29 GMT
An increasingly disarrayed al-Qaeda is taking advantage of the Arab Spring and sowing chaos - even among themselves.
Last updated: 08 Nov 2012 14:18 GMT
A military solution for Mali rebellion?
As northern towns suffer increasing repression by rebels we ask if regional military intervention can stop the violence.
Last updated: 27 Sep 2012 11:04 GMT
Mali Islamist group 'kills Algerian diplomat'
Separatists take strategic town of Douentza in northern Mali and say they have executed Algerian diplomat.
Last updated: 02 Sep 2012 17:22 GMT
Mali Islamist group seizes key town
Movement for Unity and Jihad in West Africa takes strategic town of Douentza, moving closer to military-held territory.
Last updated: 02 Sep 2012 15:32 GMT
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3D printing and the future of disaster relief
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Protecting Mongolia's parent-less children
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