Libyan man inside the US compound in Benghazi

Get out of Benghazi, Brits told - but Libya queries terror alert

One-Minute Read Fri 25 Jan, AT 08:38

Schools or gas facility among mooted targets as westerners are urged to leave 'lawless' city now

'It was like The Great Escape': how Scot fled terrorists - video

One-Minute Read Mon 21 Jan, AT 08:38

Algerian workers helped disguise Alan Wright, cut the perimeter wires and led him to freedom

Tigantourine, Algeria hostage crisis

23 hostages and 32 terrorists dead as dust settles in Algeria

Summary Sun 20 Jan, AT 10:28

Bloodbath at gas plant leads to fears that Sahara could become a terrorist haven like Afghanistan

Hostage crisis: Algeria ignored captives' plea to withdraw

Summary Fri 18 Jan, AT 09:06

Algeria's zero-tolerance policy towards insurgents led to troops going in 'with all guns blazing'

Lionel Messi

Lionel Messi record 'belongs to Zambia's Godfrey Chitalu'

One-Minute Read Wed 12 Dec, AT 12:18

Messi has 86 goals, but the great Zambian striker scored 107 times in one year

Nelson Mandela at World Cup closing ceremony

Nelson Mandela responds to treatment but 'sparkle fades'

One-Minute Read Tue 11 Dec, AT 15:33

South African government former president is suffering from recurrent lung infection

Congo: threat of civil war after M23 rebels seize city of Goma

Briefing Wed 21 Nov, AT 11:07

Militia group takes DR Congo city, prompting fears of further conflict in this 'haunted, blood-soaked' country

Somali terrorists al-Shabaab threaten 7/7 style attack on UK

One-Minute Read Tue 23 Oct, AT 12:11

Group linked to al-Qaeda makes series of threats on Twitter – but is on the retreat in Somalia

Libya's 'second revolution' in danger as militias fight back

First Reaction Mon 24 Sep, AT 14:27

Attempts to crack down on Islamist militias in Libya could backfire

People power drives Islamist militias out of Libyan towns

First Post Sun 23 Sep, AT 13:38

Libyan interim leader demands the break up of all militias not under the control of the government

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