03 May '11, 11am

Bin Laden death raises Al-Qaeda threat in Africa. via @Mali #OBL

Bin Laden death raises Al-Qaeda threat in Africa. via @Mali #OBL

This Al-Andalus image grab taken on September 30, 2010 from a video shows hostages seized in Niger by Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (Aqmi), among whom are five French, after been were kidnapped in the northern mining town of Arlit on September 16. -- PHOTO: AFP PARIS - OSAMA bin Laden's killing risks fuelling the threat of Islamic militancy in north Africa, the scene of kidnappings and attacks by loyalists of his Al-Qaeda network, Mali's foreign minister warned on Tuesday. The minister, Soumeylou Boubeye Maiga, was quoted by French daily Le Monde as saying that the killing of the figurehead was a blow to the Islamist network but could also boost support for Al-Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb (AQMI). 'The event raises the risk in the short term of a headlong rush' by the movement, Mr Maiga said. AQMI declares itself the north African branch of Al-Qaeda and has claimed severa...

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Factbox: Who was Osama bin Laden?

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In this file photo, Osama bin Laden is seen at an undisclosed location in this television image broadcast. -- PHOTO: AP HE...