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France to invest $47 million in Sahel counterterrorism training program

France plans to invest 42 million euros ($47 million) to help countries of Africa's Sahel region prepare to face jihadist attacks similar to those...

Al-Qaeda demands 90 million Euros for French hostages

RFI - March 21, 2011 Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (Aqim) is demanding at least 90 million euros ransom for the release of four...

Second Bomb Threat at Eiffel Tower in Two Weeks

September 28, 2010 Tourists are being allowed back inside the Eiffel Tower after it was briefly evacuated following a bomb threat. It was the second...

Al-Qaeda Claims responsibility for kidnapping Canadian diplomats in Niger

Al-Qaeda's North Africa branch claimed yesterday it is holding hostage a senior UN peace envoy, his aide and four tourists kidnapped in the Sahara...