It's been days coming. Algeria's government kept quiet while its army took back the gas plant from jihadists. Dozens of foreign nationals died in the operation.
UN experts have found the second black box of an Air Algerie plane that crashed in northern Mali, killing 118 people, nearly half of whom were French. Three days of national mourning have been declared in France.
Mali's president has said that wreckage in the north of the country is believed to be from a missing Air Algerie flight from Burkina Faso. The cause of the plane's disappearance remains a mystery.
Bad weather has been cited as a likely cause of the crash of Air Algerie flight AH5017, which killed at least 116 people. French troops have secured one of the plane's black boxes, to be examined by investigators.
An Air Algerie flight that went missing over Mali has most likely crashed, according to officials. A search has been launched for the plane, which went missing on a flight from Burkina Faso across the Sahara to Algiers.
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