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Malian police disperse protest against French military presence

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Malian security forces used tear gas on Wednesday to disperse an unsanctioned protest in the capital Bamako against France’s military presence in the country,...

Royal Air Force Chinooks conduct heavy lift operations in Mali

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An RAF Chinook has delivered heavy equipment to extend French and Malian forces' operational range as part of Op Barkhane, the French counter insurgency...

Four UN peacekeepers killed, five wounded in Mali attack

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Four United Nations peacekeepers were killed and five wounded in central Mali on Wednesday after a convoy struck an explosive device and came under...

Mali receives additional Mi-35 attack helicopters

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Mali’s Air Force has taken delivery of another two Mi-35 attack helicopters from Russia, as part of a 2016 order for four. Photos of the...

Niger village attacks killed 100, says prime minister

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One hundred people were killed on Saturday in attacks on two villages in western Niger, Prime Minister Brigi Rafini said following one of the...

At least 70 killed in suspected militant attacks in Niger –...

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At least 70 civilians were killed in simultaneous attacks on two villages by suspected Islamist militants in Niger, near the border zone with Mali,...

Mali opposition leader and presidential hopeful Cisse dies

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The long-time leader of Mali’s opposition, Soumaila Cisse, has died at the age of 71, his spokesman said on Friday, two months after his...

Two French soldiers killed in Mali – French presidency

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Two French soldiers died in an operation in Mali on Saturday and a third was injured when an improvised explosive device hit their armoured...

Al Qaeda-linked group says it was behind killing of French soldiers...

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Al Qaeda’s North Africa wing has said it was responsible for the killing of three French soldiers in Mali, jihadist monitoring organisation SITE Intel...

Mali coup figure named head of transition council

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One of the army officers behind an August coup in Mali was named on Saturday to lead a new transitional legislative body, a spokesman...

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Armscor in-house expertise can generate revenue

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Sweating Armscor assets, mainly property, was at one stage trumpeted as the way to eventually ensuring financial independence for the State-owned defence and security...
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