World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday January 21, 2014
Five members of the UN mission in Mali were injured on Monday when their vehicle ran over a landmine planted in the northeastern rebel bastion of Kidal, the stabilisation mission said.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 9, 2014
Indian peacekeepers suffered the second highest number of casualties in 2013 as working for the UN became more hazardous, with increased deliberate attacks on its personnel.
World | Reuters | Thursday January 2, 2014
The Italian navy has rescued 233 mostly African migrants from a 10 metre (yard) boat in Mediterranean waters south of Sicily.
Offbeat | Associated Press | Monday December 30, 2013
More than 100 receipts and invoices retrieved from a building occupied by al-Qaeda's North African branch in Timbuktu, Mali show an organization intent on documenting even the most minor expenses.
World | Associated Press | Sunday December 29, 2013
The convoy of cars bearing the black al-Qaida flag came at high speed, and the manager of the modest grocery store thought he was about to get robbed.
Offbeat | Associated Press | Wednesday December 25, 2013
In more than 100 receipts left in a building occupied by al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb in Timbuktu, Mali earlier this year, the extremists assiduously tracked their cash flow, recording purchases as small as a single light bulb.
World | Agence France-Presse | Monday December 16, 2013
Almost two million people are displaced in Darfur, the United Nation's top official in Sudan said on Monday, giving a new figure for the region where violence has worsened this year.
World | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday November 26, 2013
Milk from a variety of animals including camels, llamas and moose should be more widely used to counteract high cow milk prices due to growing demand for dairy in the developing world, the UN food agency said on Tuesday.
World | Reuters | Thursday November 21, 2013
French Special Forces have killed the second-in-command of the veteran Islamist commander Mokhtar Belmokhtar in an operation in Mali's northern region of Tessalit, security sources said on Thursday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday November 17, 2013
On the frontline in Libya and Mali, hawkish on Syria, uncompromising on Iran: France, long critical of the United States' role as the world's policeman, is emerging as the most interventionist of Western states.
World | Associated Press | Thursday November 7, 2013
Al Qaeda's branch in North Africa claimed responsibility Wednesday for the slaying of two French radio journalists, who were kidnapped and killed over the weekend in the northern Malian town of Kidal, according to a statement posted on a portal frequ...
World | Associated Press | Sunday November 3, 2013
Two French radio journalists were kidnapped by gunmen in northern Mali on Saturday and killed hours later, the French Foreign Ministry said.
World | Agence France-Presse | Saturday November 2, 2013
Two journalists with Radio France Internationale (RFI) were kidnapped on Saturday by armed men while working in Kidal in Mali's far northeast, military and security sources said.
World | Associated Press | Monday October 14, 2013
Mahmoudou Ibrahim combed the waters frantically for his family after they and hundreds of other passengers were catapulted into the Niger River when their boat capsized.
World | Associated Press | Saturday October 12, 2013
An overladen boat carrying hundreds of passengers along the Niger River in central Mali capsized at night, and nearly 200 people were missing the following day, the mayor of a nearby town said on Saturday.
World | Agence France-Presse | Sunday September 29, 2013
A suicide bomber was killed instantly when he accidentally detonated his explosives belt in the Malian rebel bastion of Kidal on Sunday, without killing or wounding anyone else, a local government official told AFP.
World | Reuters | Thursday September 26, 2013
US, British and Israeli agencies are helping Kenya investigate an attack claimed by Somali Islamist militants on a Nairobi shopping mall that killed at least 72 people and destroyed part of the complex, officials said on Wednesday.
World | Reuters | Tuesday September 24, 2013
Somalia's al Shabaab Islamist group said today its militants were still holed up in a Kenyan shopping mall they attacked at the weekend and there were "countless dead bodies", raising fears the death toll could be higher than 62.
World | Reuters | Tuesday September 24, 2013
Thick smoke poured from the besieged Nairobi mall where Kenyan officials said their forces were closing in on Islamists holding hostages on Monday, the third day since Somalia's al Shabaab launched a raid that has killed at least 62 people.
World | Reuters | Monday September 23, 2013
Thick smoke poured from the besieged Nairobi mall where Kenyan officials said their forces were closing in on Islamists holding hostages today, three days after a raid by Somalia's al Shabaab killed at least 62 people.