The UN refugee agency said 65,000 had been displaced since mid-January
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Technical fault delays British military plane bound to assist French efforts to halt al-Qa’ida-linked rebels in Mali, just minutes after David Cameron hails its capabilities
Monday 14 January 2013
Downing Street said UK troops will not engage in combat operations in Mali but transport planes will provide logistical assistance
Thursday 03 January 2013
An al-Qa'ida suspect accused of masterminding a plot to detonate bombs in Manchester and New York has been extradited to the US.
Tuesday 01 January 2013
Disappearance of Ibrahim Magag puts pressure on Home Secretary's latest anti-terror measures
Monday 17 December 2012
Cameron said Britain was leading the way among international efforts as the second-largest donor to humanitarian aid.
Sunday 09 December 2012
A US drone strike in Pakistan has killed three suspected militants near the Afghanistan border, according to intelligence officials.
Thursday 06 December 2012
US military planners have begun to help organize a multinational proxy force to intervene next year in Mali, the famine-stricken, coup-wracked African country that has become a magnet for Islamist extremists, US officials said Wednesday.
Tuesday 04 December 2012
Terror groups operating in Mali, Nigeria and elsewhere in northern Africa are collaborating among themselves and receiving training from al-Qaida affiliates in the region, according to the head of the U.S. Africa Command.
Thursday 29 November 2012
Gunmen killed a Saudi diplomat and his Yemeni bodyguard on a busy street in the capital here Wednesday, the latest in a string of assassinations of government figures in this impoverished Middle Eastern country.
Monday 26 November 2012
Rebels claim strike on school playground is proof of regime's use of controversial munitions
Debate: Sod human rights, radical cleric Abu Qatada should be kicked out of the country on the next plane
Wednesday 14 November 2012
Sunday 11 November 2012
At least 20 Syrian soldiers were killed yesterday when suicide car bombers struck at a military base in Dara'a, the southern city where the uprising against President Bashar al-Assad began 20 months ago.
Umer Farooq admits possession of terrorist documents containing details of how to make explosives, poisons and mines
Friday 02 November 2012
A 34-year-old man has admitted possession of terrorist documents containing details of how to make explosives, poisons and mines.
Saturday 27 October 2012
White House counterterrorism chief John O. Brennan said Friday that European failure to join the United States in designating the Lebanon-based militant group Hezbollah a terrorist organization is undermining international counterterrorism efforts.
Wednesday 24 October 2012
Foreign Jihadists join al-Qa'ida militants as battle over former French colony looms
Tuesday 23 October 2012
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Theresa May says migrants should be banned from entering the UK unless they have jobs lined up
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