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French Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve
23/04/2014 - France

France to clamp down on Syria jihad networks

France’s government this week launches a plan to stop young people going to fight with jihadi groups against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime.

17/04/2014

African press review 17 April 2014

The uncertain fate of Nigeria's abducted schoolgirls, Mugabe's record as Zimbabwe prepares to celebrate 34 years of independence, pay rises for Kenya's teachers and much more in today's African ...

16/04/2014

African press review 16 April 2014

Nigerian schoolgirls are abducted by gunmen. Ugandan troops are court-martialled for training al-Shebab in secret. Nairobi's matatu operators win a court victory.

15/04/2014

African press review 15 April 2014

The ANC's move to delay the probe into the Nkandla scandal in South Africa, Somalians in Nairobi and Egypt's terrorism act all feature in today's African newspapers ..

Mokhtar Belmokhtar,
14/04/2014 - Libya - Mali - Algeria - Chad

Jihadi leader Belmokhtar alive in Libya and plotting attacks, sources

The Sahara jihadi leader behind last year's bloody hostage-taking at the In Amenas gas plant is alive and plotting new attacks in Libya, security sources say, contradicting earlier reports of ...

09/04/2014

African press review 9 April 2014

Good news in SA. Kenyan villagers moourn Barack Obama's aunt. Nigeria's airlines could face an international ban. Sisi may debate with his presidential rivals.

08/04/2014

African press review 8 April 2014

Kenya steps up security. Raila is accused of threatening bloodshed in 2007. SA's Netcare denies it is bankrupting Lesotho's health system. Opposition parties plan to march against Zuma.

French scientific police in Cannes
26/03/2014 - France-Syria

French police thwart alleged Islamist attack by returning jihadist from Syria

France's counter-terrorism unit said on Wednesday it had thwarted an imminent attack by a returning jihadist from Syria, who was preparing to strike in the Southern Côte d'Azur region.

12/03/2014

French press review 12 March 2014

Islamist groups in the Sahel region, Venezuela after Chavez and the sexual assaults in the French army are the main topics in today's French newspapers.

François Hollande meets French troops at Mpoko military base in the CAR capital, Bangui
11/03/2014 - France - Mali - Central African Republic

Al Qaida-linked website calls for Hollande's assassination

An Al Qaida-linked website has called for the assassination of President François Hollande and French soldiers because of France's military interventions in Mali and the Central African ...

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