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Investigating the ‘War on Terror’ programme in Africa‏

CALL FOR STORY PROPOSALS: The ‘War on Terror’ (WoT) programme purports to sniff out, hunt and neutralise perpetrators of armed non-governmental attacks in countries such as Nigeria, Mali, Kenya and Somalia. Among  known movements who have claimed responsibility for such attacks are Boko Haram in Nigeria, AQIM and Salafists in Mali, and Al Shabaab in Kenya and Somalia. Continue reading Investigating the ‘War on Terror’ programme in Africa‏

UK journalists accused of spying in Libya

Tripoli – Two British journalists working for Iran’s Press TV who were detained late last month in Libya are suspected of being spies, the head of the militia which is holding them said on Sunday. Faraj al-Swelhi, commander of the Swelhi brigade, said they had found among the journalists’ possessions official Libyan documents, equipment used by the Israeli military and footage of them firing weapons.

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