French warplanes and UN helicopters have been scouring the north of Mali for the wreckage of an Air Algerie flight after it crashed carrying 110 passengers, nearly half of them French, from Burkina Faso to Algiers.
At least 82 people have been killedin two suicide bombings in
the north Nigerian city of Kaduna, one aimed at opposition
leader and ex-president Muhammadu Buhari and another at a
moderate Muslim cleric about to lead a crowd in prayer.
A powerful Ukrainian rebel leader has confirmed that
pro-Russian separatists had an anti-aircraft missile of the
type Washington says was used to shoot down Malaysia Airlines
flight MH17 and it could have originated in Russia.