The small village of Balambouk is just off the dusty desert road some 20 kilometres outside of Agadez. It’s bustling - it is the fourth, and final food distribution during the lean season.
French police have stormed the Toulouse bank where a man claiming to be an Al-Qaeda member was holding hostages.
A man claiming to be a member of Al-Qaeda has taken four hostages in a bank in Toulouse, the city where Mohamed Merah launched a deadly attack on a Jewish school.
There is a risk of "terrorist" groups setting up in the deserts of northern Mali, French President Francois Hollande warned on Monday, after talks with Niger's President Mahamadou ...
Prime Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault on Monday condemned a weekend assault on three Jewish youths, as Jewish organisations warned of an increase in anti-Semitic attacks in France.
There's no getting away from the financial crisis in the eurozone this morning.
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.