African forces backing Somali government troops say they have launched a carefully planned operation to bring security and stability to the people of the Afgoye corridor, a rural area where ...
A Franco-Algerian nuclear physicist has been jailed for plotting terror attacks in France.
The fact that very few French journalists work tomorrow, International Workers' Day, means that the papers have to get in ahead of the event.
The seven Algerian diplomats kidnapped in northern Mali have been freed, according to the Algiers-based El Watan newspaper.
Tuareg separatists’ declaration of independence in the north of Mali is “meaningless” unless it is recognised by African countries, French Defence Minister Gérard Longuet declared Friday.
France is ready to back a west African military intervention in Mali but not to send its own force, Foreign Affairs Minister Alain Juppé said Thursday.
Sarkozy calls on mainstream Muslims to control radicals and declares war on segregated swimming. All 10 presidential candidates will get their 20 minutes of TV debate time. And should ...
The 17 alleged Islamists arrested in France on Friday appeared to be plotting a kidnapping, according to France’s intelligence chief.
In Nigeria, authorities have detained five men with alleged links to Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb. Four of the suspects were arrested in the northern city of Kano.
Toulouse killer Mohamed Merah, who died in a shootout with police on Thursday morning, was typical of a new breed of violent Islamist – the “lone wolf” - according to ...