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Rukmini Callimachi

Rukmini Callimachi

    $0.60 for cake: al-Qaeda records every expense
    $0.60 for cake: al-Qaeda records every expense
    The convoy of cars bearing the black al-Qaeda flag came at high speed, and the manager of the modest grocery store thought he was about to get...
    CAR army thwarts attack on presidential palace, home
    CAR army thwarts attack on presidential palace, home
    Assailants armed with heavy weapons attempted late on Thursday to attack the presidential palace as well as the residence of the Central African...
    Al Jazeera crew detained in Niger on assignment
    Al Jazeera crew detained in Niger on assignment
    Niger's government spokesperson said the group was filming illegally, having entered the country with only a visa. Journalists in Niger...
    How the people of Timbuktu saved the treasured manuscripts
    How the people of Timbuktu saved the treasured manuscripts
    For eight days after the Islamists set fire to one of the world's most precious collections of ancient manuscripts, the alarm inside the...
    The 'purest apprentices' caught up in Mali's dirty war
    The 'purest apprentices' caught up in Mali's dirty war
    The boy sits with his knees tucked under his chest on the concrete floor of the police station here, his adolescent face a tableau of fear....
    Senegal's Wade in the running for third term
    Senegal's Wade in the running for third term
    Senegal's presidential candidates held their final rallies and protesters marched in the streets as a respected African statesperson shuttled...
    Protests intensify ahead of Senegal presidential elections
    Protests intensify ahead of Senegal presidential elections
    Protesters demanding the departure of Senegal's aging president on Sunday seized control of a three-block stretch in the heart of the capital,...
    Senegal protests claim another life
    Senegal protests claim another life
    Police fired tear gas at demonstrators and killed at least one person on Tuesday in Senegal's capital, where hundreds had gathered to protest a...
    Stay out of Africa, AU chair warns 'foreign military'
    Stay out of Africa, AU chair warns 'foreign military'
    Foreign military intervention -- even when undertaken on humanitarian grounds -- has caused too much suffering in Africa, the African Union's chair...
    Mass grave found on Côte d'Ivoire soccer pitch
    Mass grave found on Côte d'Ivoire soccer pitch
    UN investigators in Côte d'Ivoire have determined there were at least 68 bodies spread out across 10 burial mounds in a mass grave recently...
    Final battle rages in Côte d'Ivoire
    Final battle rages in Côte d'Ivoire
    Côte d'Ivoire strongman Laurent Gbagbo is negotiating his surrender, a diplomat said on Tuesday after United Nations and French forces bombarded...
    Côte d'Ivoire rebels seize control of 50km strip
    Côte d'Ivoire rebels seize control of 50km strip
    The government of the democratically elected president of Côte d'Ivoire confirmed on Monday that rebels allied with their leader had seized...