The British prime minister called for tighter cooperation on security following the hostage crisis in Algeria earlier this month that left 37 foreign hostages dead, including as many as 6 Britons.
A scammer is reportedly calling up businesses to request ransom money on behalf of Germany's Foreign Ministry. Authorities are worried the fraud could undermine the government's diplomatic efforts.
Berlin is under pressure to deport refugees from so-called "safe countries of origin" back to their homelands. But a country like Algeria has other challenges to overcome before it takes back its people.
As the bodies of Japanese victims of the recent terror attack in Bangladesh return home, questions are raised about the protection of development experts employed in overseas hot spots. Julian Ryall reports from Tokyo.
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