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Sex abuse case against French soldiers dismissed

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French magistrates dismissed a case brought against a group of French soldiers accused of sexually abusing children while deployed in the Central...

Mali president contradicts French account of military strike

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Malian soldiers killed during a French military strike in northern Mali in October were hostages of Islamist militants, not deserters turned jihadists...

Grenade thrown at French soldiers in Burkina Faso

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A grenade thrown at French soldiers wounded three civilians in Ouagadougou shortly before the arrival of French President Emmanuel Macron, Radio France...

Twenty Mali Islamists killed by French soldiers

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French soldiers killed about 20 Islamic combatants in northern Mali last week in an operation to defend France's troops there, the defence...

French soldier killed in Mali militant clash

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A French soldier was killed in Mali after a clash with armed militants, French President Francois Hollande's office said, highlighting instability in...

French citizen kidnapped in Chad

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A Frenchman was kidnapped in Chad in a remote region near the border with Sudan's Darfur region early on Thursday, France's foreign...

National divide exposed in Cameroon trial

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The trial of three English-speaking protesters facing the death penalty opened at a military court in Cameroon on Monday in a case...

Militant attack behind French soldier’s death in Mali

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A French soldier killed in Mali after an attack by militants on Friday, Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Sunday. "Fabien Jacq...

Algerian forces kill commander of IS affiliate behind French murder

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Algerian soldiers killed two Islamist militants including one who security sources said was a senior commander with an Islamic State-allied group that...

France concerned about safety of nationals in Gabon

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France expressed concern on Monday about the safety of several of its nationals following violence in its former colony Gabon triggered by...

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SANDF missing the communication target

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Former defence and military veterans minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula on a number of occasions said words to the effect South Africans have to decide what...