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French soldiers die in Mali mine explosion

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Two French soldiers have died in Mali after their heavy armoured vehicle hit a land mine, taking the number of people killed...

France says killed two Islamist chiefs in Sahel region

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French special forces operating in Africa's Sahel region have killed two senior Islamist militant commanders, a defence ministry statement said on Wednesday. The...

French patrol boat rescues 297 migrants off Italian coast

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A French Navy patrol ship rescued 297 migrants from a fishing boat in the southern Mediterranean on Wednesday, French police said, the...

Proposed US, UK, French visit to Darfur “odd”

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Sudan's UN mission on Wednesday criticised a proposed visit to its conflict-torn Darfur region earlier this year by senior US, British and...

French troops kill around a dozen Islamist militants in Mali

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French forces in northern Mali have killed around a dozen Islamist militants in the region of the Adrar des Ifoghas mountains, France's...

French troops battle Muslim rebels in Central African Republic town

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French peacekeeping troops in Central African Republic used helicopter gunships and mortars on Saturday to fight Muslim rebels at a bridge in...

Three killed in Central African Republic as French troops clash with...

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Three civilians were killed in Central African Republic on Thursday as hundreds of Muslims armed with rifles and machetes clashed with French...

French, Mali troops kill 10 suspected Islamist militants

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French and Malian forces have killed about 10 suspected Islamist fighters during an operation in northern Mali's mountainous Adrar des Ifoghas region,...

French army kills 11 suspected militants in northern Mali

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French forces killed at least 11 suspected Islamist fighters and seized large amounts of weapons and ammunition during an operation in Mali's...

Central African Republic humanitarian crisis mounts even as attacks ease

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As the base for French forces in Central African Republic, Bangui airport is one of the safest places in town. It is...

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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...