Al-Qaida frees woman

NIAMEY – An elderly Australian woman kidnapped with her husband last month in Burkina Faso by a group affiliated to al-Qaida has been freed, neighbouring Niger’s President Mahamadou Issoufou said on Saturday. Mr Issoufou presented the woman, Jocelyn Elliott, at a news conference in Dosso, southwestern Niger, and said authorities were intensifying efforts to secure […]

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