Mali Conflict Stokes New Terrorism Fears in West Africa

As France warns its citizens in Cote d'Ivoire that "Mali war may spill over into neighbouring countries", gunmen have reportedly raided a prison in Niger, killing two people.
  • Niger:   Unidentified Gunmen Attack Prison

    Deutsche Welle, 1 June 2013

    Local witnesses have reported gun fire and explosions at a prison in Niger's capital. It was not immediately clear whether the assault was linked to unprecedented twin bombings… Read more »

A commander of the Movement for Unity and Jihad in West Africa (file photo).

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