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Nigerien soldiers patrol outside the Diffa airport in southeast Niger, near the Nigerian border. File photograph: Issouf Sanogo/AFP via Getty Images

One hundred people were killed on Saturday in attacks on two villages in western Niger, prime minister Brigi Rafini said following one of deadliest da(...)

Schoolboys sit together at the Government House with other students from the Government Science Secondary School, in Kankara, Katsina State, Nigeria, after being released. Photograph: Stringer/EPA

More than 300 schoolboys have been released after being kidnapped and held for days by armed bandits in a forest in northwest Nigeria, the Nigerian go(...)

Shane O'Brien in action for Fermanagh in 2009, trying to hold off the challenge of Monaghan's Dick Clerkin. Photograph: Inpho

Fermanagh GAA has expressed its “deep sense of shock and sadness” at the death of former player Shane O’Brien (35) in a car crash at Pretoria in South(...)

Supporters of Ivory Coast’s president Alassane Ouattara celebrate his re-election in Abidjan on Tuesday. Photograph: Leo Correa/AP

Ivory Coast president Alassane Ouattara has been re-elected to a third term in the world’s largest cocoa producer, claiming a landslide 94.27 per cent(...)

Matthew McConaughey: ‘Could this actually be a banner year, where things got started? A little evolution would be nice.’ Photograph: Devin Oktar Yalkin/The New York Times)

The actor on his life philosophies, securing roles, and his new memoir Greenlights Would it surprise you to learn that more than 30 years ago, b(...)

French president Emmanuel Macron and foreign affairs minister Jean-Yves Le Drian stand next to French aid worker Sophie Petronin (L) who was freed from captivity in the hands of Islamist insurgents. Photograph: Gonzalo Fuentes/EPA

A 75-year-old French aid worker held hostage for four years by Islamic extremists in Mali has arrived home – and said she wants to return to her aid w(...)

A soldier stands next to supporters of the CNSP celebrating during a gathering at the start of two days of talks aimed at validating the terms of reference for a transitional government in Mali. Photograph: Michele Cattani/AFP via Getty

Mali’s new military rulers have been given a deadline of September 15th to appoint a civilian president who can lead a transition period, following la(...)

Police officers stand guard outside a Paris courthouse where 14 suspected accomplices in the Charlie Hebdo killings are on trial. Photograph: Thomas Coex/AFP via Getty Images

Daily challenges to rules on social distancing and face masks in court have struck some of the participants in the Charlie Hebdo trial as absurd and s(...)

Ladj Ly was born to parents from Mali and grew up in Montfermeil during the economic turmoil of the 1980s. Photograph: Gregg DeGuire/Getty Images

About 14 months ago, Ladj Ly’s Les Misérables premiered to something like a sensation at the Cannes film festival. Only obliquely related to the Victo(...)

A Somali baby receives a polio vaccine in Mogadishu, Somalia, back in 2013:  Eradicating polio requires more than 90 per cent of children to be immunised. Photograph: Ben Curtis

Africa was declared free of wild polio on Tuesday, leaving Pakistan and neighbouring Afghanistan as the only countries thought to still have the highl(...)

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