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Senegal investigation sparks fear of violence
Scrutiny of corruption allegations immersing son of former president stokes fears of violent retribution.
Last updated: 03 Dec 2012 16:52 GMT
ECOWAS call on ICC over 'war crimes' in Mali
West African body says court should probe destruction of shrines, and urges Mali to call for UN intervention in north.
Last updated: 07 Jul 2012 21:41 GMT
ECOWAS to convene Mali meeting
West African leaders aim to install unity government in Bamako, as new footage emerges of Timbuktu shrine destruction.
Last updated: 07 Jul 2012 07:00 GMT
Belgium takes Senegal to court over fugitive
Bid pursued at highest UN court for West African nation to turn over former Chad president for crimes against humanity.
Last updated: 12 Mar 2012 19:11 GMT
Clashes in Senegal ahead of presidential poll
Police clash with demonstrators for a fifth day of protest against the candidacy of incumbent President Abdoulaye Wade.
Last updated: 19 Feb 2012 14:33 GMT
Senegal's top court upholds Wade poll bid
Court confirms ruling declaring president's bid for third term valid and bars musician Youssou Ndour from standing.
Last updated: 30 Jan 2012 20:37 GMT
Is Senegal sliding into chaos?
The president's decision to run for a third term has been met by anger in one of Africa's most mature democracies.
Last updated: 30 Jan 2012 11:12 GMT
Senegal 'arrests' suspected coup plotters
The arrests came hours before a protest rally against the government scheduled for Saturday in the capital Dakar.
Last updated: 19 Mar 2011 02:00 GMT
Osama bin Laden and the Sahel
In one message, bin Laden has propelled the little known crisis in the Sahel to international prominence.
Last updated: 03 Nov 2010 13:18 GMT
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The white 'saviours' of the Arabs
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
Pakistan mulls tighter controls on madrassas
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
Unravelling culture in Iraq's Kurdish region
Weaving and handicrafts are being re-taught to a younger generation of Iraqi Kurds, but not without challenges.
Surviving the post-employment economy
The author argues that in the new economy, it's people, not skills or majors, that have lost value.
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South Sudan's massacre among many
Marx's last stand: Eastern Ukraine
Libya and the ICC: Courting chaos and confusion
Crimea, Nagorno-Karabakh and the Gordian Knot
Diba Nigar Goksel
Antagonising Iran: A strategic miscalculation?
Seyed Mohammad Marandi
Spain's rightward plunge
In Pictures: Myanmar's opium hotspot
A rebel militia in Myanmar's Shan state has been cracking down on drug production.
In Pictures: The Boston Marathon
Runners compete in race where last year a bombing left three dead and more than 260 people injured.
In Pictures: Recounting horror of Rana Plaza
Suffering continues for survivors and victims’ families a year after the building collapsed in Dhaka.
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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