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Stories with place: Dakar
  • Senegal police question 900 in heightened security measures 
    Updated: Jan-26-16 2:52 pm

    DAKAR, Senegal - Senegalese police have questioned about 900 people in two regions in the West African nation as part of heightened security operations after recent attacks in Burkina Faso and neighboring Mali, a justice official said Tuesday.

  • Police arrest anti-gay demonstrators in Senegal 
    Updated: Jan-22-16 5:40 pm

    DAKAR, Senegal - The head of an anti-gay coalition says police have arrested 11 people in Senegal's capital during a demonstration against the release of 11 people accused of homosexual acts.

  • West Africa braces for more attacks after Burkina Faso siege story has photos
    Updated: Jan-20-16 2:13 pm

    DAKAR, Senegal - At the entrance to the King Fahd Palace hotel in Dakar, security guards inspect the trunks of every taxi at the gate, long before the vehicles get anywhere near the building itself.