Dec 22nd, 2010
A lawyer acting for more than 60 militants arrested last month said on Wednesday the militant gang leader and two of his followers were removed from prison by the secret service last week. Nigeria’s armed forces on November 20 arrested gang leader Obese, whose real name is Tamunotonye Kuna, and...
Oct 20th, 2010
An al Qaeda-linked militant who threatened France in court is facing the death penalty in the North African country of Mauritania. El Khadim Ould Semane is accused of leading a deadly 2008 shoot-out in the capital, Nouakchott. The action left a police officer dead and wounded other security forces. S...