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The monk who saved ancient manuscripts from IS jihadists

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Nigeria currency scam: Anti-corruption agency arrests 20 bankers

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Women bare their legs in Algeria, and a suicide bomber attacks Shiites in Saudi Arabia

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Chinese tour guide goes on angry rant, and bees die en masse in Morocco

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Latest update : 2012-04-05

Crisis in Mali: Could the Sahara become a haven for al Qaeda?

A caliphate in West Africa? Doubtful. But François Picard’s panel fears the Islamist push in Mali’s lawless north will only trigger more chaos after a coup in that landlocked West African state.

  • Jeremy KEENAN, Professor of African studies at SOAS, University of London;
  • Akli SH'KKA, Imuhagh International Youth Organization for Justice and Equality;
  • Thomas DEMPSEY, Chair of Security Studies, Africa Center for Strategic Studies;
  • Vincent FLOREANI, Deputy Spokesperson, French Ministry of Foreign Affairs;
  • Cyril VANIER, France 24 senior correspondent.

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    Program prepared and produced by Christopher Davies, Anelise Borges and Mary Colombel

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