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Algeria abandons hundreds more African migrants in desert
Algeria abandons hundreds more African migrants in desert
A rescue official in neighbouring Niger said on Sunday that nearly 600 African migrants in Algeria were abandoned in the desert with hardly any...
AU summit host warns of 'security failings' in Sahel after Mali attacks
AU summit host warns of 'security failings' in Sahel after Mali attacks
Security is set to top the agenda at an African Union summit on Monday, after host Mauritania warned of regional security failings in the face of...
Using UN troops to make countries more stable can be a risky business
Using UN troops to make countries more stable can be a risky business
In 2017 56 UN peacekeepers were killed in malicious acts such as when they were deliberately attacked, the most fatalities of that kind since 1994. All but one...
Algeria abandons 13 000 refugees in the Sahara
Algeria abandons 13 000 refugees in the Sahara
Algeria has abandoned more than 13 000 people in the Sahara Desert over the past 14 months, including pregnant women and children, expelling them...
Paris Spiderman shows the superhuman demands placed on migrants to earn citizenship
Paris Spiderman shows the superhuman demands placed on migrants to earn citizenship
Video footage of a man in Paris scaling four floors of a building to save...
Spiderman's French fairy tale sparks migrant pride and envy
Spiderman's French fairy tale sparks migrant pride and envy
At the French migrant workers' hostel where "Spiderman" Mamoudou Gassama was sleeping on a floor before becoming a folk hero for saving a child, his...
The soldiers who won’t fight
The soldiers who won’t fight
In a church in San, a town in central Mali, the priest is delivering his sermon. It’s the summer of 2017, and it is stiflingly hot.
Mali farmers plant seeds of hope
Mali farmers plant seeds of hope
In N’Gountjina, a village in the Koutiala region of eastern Mali, a group of farmers sit under a tree, their pickaxes resting on the ground.
Attacks target French embassy, military HQ in Burkina capital
Attacks target French embassy, military HQ in Burkina capital
The capital of Burkina Faso came under multiple attacks on Friday which targeted the French embassy, the French cultural centre and the country's...
For displaced Malians the Mauritanian desert is a haven
For displaced Malians the Mauritanian desert is a haven
It is hardly the most inviting place to call home -- a sprawling tent city in a sea of reddish sand in southeastern Mauritania.
Europe is training military forces in weak states – and that’s risky
Europe is training military forces in weak states – and that’s risky
Within hours of the death of Guinea’s president in 2008, four officers trained by the German military launched a coup d’état. Led by Captain...

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