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UNICEF Urges Action to Prevent CAR 'Catastrophe'

Africa a 'hothouse' for extremist groups: US

France revises counter-terrorism strategy in Africa

UN Security Council urges end to ransom payments to extremists

Tough road for Sahel security

France to bolster military presence in Africa

Desert gives al Qaeda refuge after Mali defeat

The first two of 12 French UAVs have been delivered to Niamey. The Reapers will support French operations in Mali, and are suspected to be earmarked for use in the Central African Republic soon as well.

US adds Belmokhtar's brigades to terrorist lists

Mokhtar Belmokhtar's al-Mulathameen Brigade is behind terror attacks in Niger, Algeria, and Mali. Its "aliases," the al-Murabitoon Brigade and al Mua'qi'oon Biddam, have also been added to the US's lists of terror groups.

Organised crime and terrorism among big threats facing the Sahel

President Issoufou said he would attempt "to lock" his country's borders to combat free access by Islamists and traffickers. He also warned that Libya may become like Somalia.

Niger's president says Libya risks becoming like Somalia

US adds Boko Haram, Ansaru to list of foreign terrorist groups

Boko Haram has adopted al Qaeda's tactics and has communicated with top al Qaeda leaders to coordinate in the global jihad. Ansaru, a Boko Haram splinter group, was also added to the terrorism list.

Boko Haram militants 'Nigeria's problem' for now, say analysts

Four Frenchmen taken hostage in September 2010 in Niger by al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb were freed. The men are thought to have spent most of their captivity in Mali, where they were freed. AQIM has bases in northern Mali. President Hollande of France credited Niger President Mahamadou Issoufou with obtaining their release.

Exclusif : un repenti révèle le vrai visage de Mokhtar Belmokhtar

Multi-national troops strike back against Mali terrorists

France Begins New Anti-Islamist Sweep in Mali

Niger confronts Sahara smugglers

Laaouar turns to propaganda to boost image