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ReutersNIAMEY (Reuters) - Islamist suicide bombers struck a barracks and a French-run uranium mine in Niger on Thursday, officials said, killing 20 people and wounding dozens in attacks that showed armed unrest spreading across West Africa. In Agadez, the...
Tags: Nigeria, Bombings, Wars and Interventions, Chad, Africa
Reuters* EU team will advise and train Libyan officials * Worries that militants, guns cross borders freely BRUSSELS, May 22 (Reuters) - European Union governments agreed on Wednesday to send advisers to Libya to help improve border security in response to...
Reuters* EU team will advise and train Libyan officials * Worries that militants, guns cross borders freely BRUSSELS, May 22 (Reuters) - European Union governments approved a mission on Wednesday to help Libya improve its border security in response to...
ReutersNIAMEY/MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Nigeria has asked its northern neighbor Niger for help in an offensive against Boko Haram insurgents, as West African states try to cooperate against a spread of Islamist violence. An intelligence source in Niger...
Tags: Nigeria, Wars and Interventions, Chad, Niger, Islam
Reuters* Mali army has headed toward Kidal, French oppose it entering town * Kidal, last rebel-held town in Mali, is central for July elections * French position is stirring frustration in army, on Bamako streets * Mali's interim president backs secretive...
ReutersNIAMEY, May 16 (Reuters) - U.S. military instructors in Niger will train African forces participating in a U.N.-backed offensive against al Qaeda-linked Islamist militants in neighbouring Mali, senior military officers said on Thursday. The United States...
ReutersBy Michelle Nichols UNITED NATIONS, May 15 (Reuters) - Former Dutch development minister Gerard Koenders will be named U.N. special envoy for Mali and head of the U.N. peacekeeping mission in the West African country, where Islamist militants hijacked...
ReutersBAMAKO, May 12 (Reuters) - Malian troops approached the remote northeastern town of Kidal on Sunday ahead of a mid-May deadline set by the government to wrest it from the control of Tuareg separatist rebels. French forces which swept Islamist...
Reuters* EU, France organising donor conference in Brussels next week * Mali trying to rebuild after French offensive drove out Islamists By Adrian Croft BRUSSELS, May 10 (Reuters) - Mali will ask international donors for nearly two billion euros ($2.6...
Tags: Paris (France), Francois Hollande, Politics, France, Renovation
Reuters* Jihadist recruiting behind bars a worry amid Mali crisis * Overcrowding, intelligence lapses, lack of chaplains weigh * Petty offenders easily lured into radicalism By Alexandria Sage VILLEPINTE, France, May 7 (Reuters) - In France, the path to...
Tags: Algeria, Islam, Paris (France), Crime, Law and Justice, Jihad
Reuters* Editor published open letter criticising coup leader * Charged with inciting revolt * Arrest showed junta's lingering influence BAMAKO, April 30 (Reuters) - A court in Mali threw out a case against a newspaper editor who was arrested after publishing...
BAMAKO, Mali — Homemade twig pens stand like off-duty soldiers in a jar on Boubacar Sadeck's worktable. The morning sun steals into a room stuffed with a jumble of papers, ink bottles and stretched animal hides. He sits thoughtfully before a blank...
Tags: Religion and Belief, Africa, Islam, Bamako (Mali), Germany
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