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Alfred De Montesquiou

Alfred De Montesquiou

    Taliban code seen as bid to spruce image
    Taliban code seen as bid to spruce image
    A Taliban code of conduct that pledges to limit attacks on civilians and curb suicide bombings appears aimed at mustering support among the Afghan...
    Algerian army kills seven in raid on militant camp
    Algerian army kills seven in raid on militant camp
    The Algerian army killed seven Islamist militants during a raid on a secret base in mountains near the Algerian capital, a security official and...
    Al-Qaeda in North Africa issues new threats
    Al-Qaeda in North Africa issues new threats
    The leader of al-Qaeda in North Africa has called for Muslims to unite in holy war against the region's governments and issued new threats against...
    Moroccan security forces break up terrorist cells
    Moroccan security forces break up terrorist cells
    Moroccan security forces foiled a terrorist plot to attack tourists this summer, in what has become a "near-daily" struggle to root out extremist...
    Fire in Casablanca kills up to 55
    Fire in Casablanca kills up to 55
    A fire roared through a mattress factory in a poor section of Casablanca, killing up to 55 workers and injuring at least 12 others. A rescue chief...
    Sudan army denies attacking UN peacekeepers
    Sudan army denies attacking UN peacekeepers
    Sudan on Wednesday strongly denied that its army had opened fire on a United Nations convoy that was attacked in Darfur days after peacekeepers...
    Darfur mediators vow to go ahead with talks
    Darfur mediators vow to go ahead with talks
    Darfur peace mediators said they will press on with negotiations due to start Saturday in Libya despite the decision by two main rebel groups to...
    Sudan rebel chief threatens to boycott peace talks
    Sudan rebel chief threatens to boycott peace talks
    A key Darfur rebel leader warned on Saturday his movement will not attend peace talks this month in Libya unless the United Nations and the African...
    Elder statesmen kick off tour of Darfur
    Elder statesmen kick off tour of Darfur
    A group of elder statesmen, including former US president Jimmy Carter and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Desmond Tutu, urged all sides in Darfur's...
    UN peacekeeper killed by gunmen in Darfur
    UN peacekeeper killed by gunmen in Darfur
    A United Nations peacekeeper was killed in Darfur, the first UN casualty since the world body began sending small reinforcements to a beleaguered...
    Hu tells al-Bashir to give UN bigger role in Darfur
    Hu tells al-Bashir to give UN bigger role in Darfur
    Chinese President Hu Jintao told Sudan's leader he must give the United Nations a bigger role in trying to resolve the conflict in Darfur and also...
    AU confirms Darfur air raids
    AU confirms Darfur air raids
    Sudan's air force bombed Darfur villages in violation of a recent ceasefire, hindering African and American attempts to unite rebel groups under a...