Northern Mali

Al-Qaeda takeover of northern Mali See summary

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12/10 'French hostage in Mali is freed' 12/09 French president says hostage held since 2011 freed by al-Qaida's North African branch. 12/09 Hollande says last French hostage freed 12/09 Last French hostage Serge Lazarevic freed by Al Qaeda's north African arm 12/09 Last French hostage kidnapped in Mali released 12/09 Last French hostage freed by Al Qaeda's north African arm: Hollande 12/09 Serge Lazarevic, French Hostage Held By Al Qaeda In Africa, Is Released 12/09 Last French Hostage Freed by Al-Qaida's North African Arm 12/09 French hostage in Mali released, Hollande announces 12/09 Last French hostage held globally is freed in Mali 12/09 France's last hostage Lazarevic freed in Mali after 3 years 12/09 France's last hostage freed in Mali after three years 12/09 French hostage freed in Africa after 2 al-Qaida figures are released 12/09 France's last remaining hostage freed from al Qaeda 12/09 French Hostage Released by Al-Qaeda in Northern Africa After 3 Years 12/09 French hostage held by Al Qaeda is freed in Mali after three years (+video) 12/09 French hostage Serge Lazarevic freed three years after capture by al Qaeda in Mali 12/09 French hostage freed in Mali 12/09 Last French hostage freed by al Qaeda begins his long journey home 12/09 Hollande: French hostage held in Mali is freed 12/09 Arabs, Tuaregs Return to Timbuktu Under Cloud of Suspicion 12/08 A fierce battle for control in Libya's desert 12/06 North Africa: AQIM Partners With Colombian Drug Cartel 12/06 Meet the Journalist: Joshua Hammer on Mali 12/05 A fierce battle for control in Libya's desert 12/05 AQIM partners with Colombian drug cartel 12/04 Algerian army arrested foreign smugglers south of the country 12/03 Algerian army says captures foreign smugglers on Niger border 12/02 Diop: "Mali is a unitary state" 12/01 IMF unfreezes aid for Mali 12/01 French soldier dies in helicopter crash in Africa 11/30 Helicopter crash kills French soldier in training for counterterrorism mission in Burkina Faso 11/30 Burkina Faso: French Soldier Dies in Helicopter Accident 11/30 French soldier dies in Burkina Faso helicopter crash 11/30 Mali and rebels fail to reach deal in third round of peace talks 11/28 38 UN peacekeepers deserted post in Mali, complaining about conditions, but will return 11/27 Mali and rebels fail to reach deal in third round of peace talks 11/27 Mali Sexual Abuse Survivors Seek Justice 11/25 Roadside bomb hits minister's convoy in northern Mali, killing 2 soldiers 11/25 Two Malian soldiers killed in landmine explosion 11/25 Bomb kills 2 soldiers in northern Mali 11/25 LEADERSHIP: The French Show The Americans How It Is Done 11/23 Suspected terrorists kidnapped 10 children and killed two others in Mali 11/23 French PM Valls arrives in Chad on regional trip 11/22 Suspected Islamist fighters in Mali kill two children, abduct 10 11/22 Children 'killed and snatched by Mali rebels' 11/22 In Mali's desert French troops hunt al Qaeda well by well 11/21 Mali, rebels start third round of peace talks 11/20 UN Security Council adds Libyan group to terror list 11/20 Niger Sends Helicopters to Border After Militants Attack 11/19 Niger sends helicopters to Mali border after militant attack 11/19 Mali hostages in jihadist video 11/18 French, Dutch hostages in Mali plea for help 11/18 African militants release hostage video 11/18 Al Qaeda branch releases new video of French, Dutch hostages 11/18 Videos of Europeans Show Two Faces of Terrorism 11/18 Algerian troops kill seven militants near border 11/17 African Militants Release Hostage Video 11/17