Tokyo's new plan for assistance and investment shows its increasing focus on eastern and southern Africa.
Feb 17, 2014 | 06:01 GMT
France, which remains outside the U.N. mandate in northern Mali, will continue to play an active combat role at the request of the United Nations.
Jul 17, 2013 | 08:24 GMT
Recent incidents illustrate the diversity of discontent and security risks in the fractured country.
Apr 15, 2013 | 05:15 GMT