After Islamic militants tied to al-Qaida took hostages at a natural gas plant in Algeria as retribution for France's strikes in Mali, the Algerian government launched an assault to free those held, including some Americans. Jeffrey Brown reports on conflicting…
A group of French paratroopers was ambushed by a group of 100 Taliban-linked insurgents outside Kabul late Monday, killing 10 soldiers and wounding 21 others as a wave of attacks against foreign forces continues to rock Afghanistan.
By PBS NewsHour
Congolese residents greeted French troops with cheers of "liberated, liberated" as a U.N. contingent arrived Friday in the town of Bunia, the first wave of an armed U.N. deployment aimed at quelling the country's violent tribal warfare.
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