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After eight years of Mali campaign, France seeks exit strategy

Paris - Eight years after France sent troops to Mali to prevent jihadists from overrunning the country, it faces tough choices over how to keep pursuing Islamist extremists without becoming bogged down in a potentially unwinnable war.

Bomb kills two French soldiers in Mali

Paris - Two French soldiers died when their vehicle hit an improvised explosive device in northeastern Mali on Saturday, just days after three others were killed in similar fashion.

Bomb kills two French soldiers in Mali

Paris - Two French soldiers were killed when their vehicle hit an improvised explosive device in northeastern Mali on Saturday, just days after three others died in similar fashion.

Bomb kills two French soldiers in Mali

Paris - Two French soldiers were killed when their vehicle hit an improvised explosive device in northeastern Mali on Saturday, just days after three others died in similar fashion, the French presidency announced.

Swiss get 24/7 fighter jet protection

Geneva - Switzerland will get round-the-clock airspace protection starting this week, the military said Tuesday, nearly seven years after the country was unable to scramble fighter jets to respond to an hijacking outside of business hours.

WHO chief denies Ethiopia's claims he backs dissident region

Addis Ababa - WHO chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the world's highest-profile Tigrayan, on Thursday denied accusations by Ethiopia's army chief that he was lobbying for and seeking to arm leaders in the conflict-torn dissident region.

African leaders mount effort to mediate Ethiopia conflict

Addis Ababa - African leaders tried Monday to kickstart talks in Ethiopia's escalating internal conflict, two days after rocket strikes on Eritrea's capital highlighted the risk that the fighting could spread.

French army says 30 jihadists killed in Mali

Paris - Forces belonging to France's Barkhane mission in Mali killed around 30 jihadists in the centre of the country, the French army headquarters said on Friday.

As Suu Kyi denies genocide, opponents up anti-Rohingya rhetoric

Nay Pyi Taw - As Aung San Suu Kyi is vilified internationally for denying genocide against the Rohingya, her opponents in Sunday's Myanmar election are ramping up the rhetoric against the Muslim minority.

Two hurt as Greek warship collides with freighter

Athens - Two crew members of a Greek minesweeper were slightly hurt Tuesday after it collided with a Portuguese container ship off Piraeus, the port next to Athens, the navy said.

Russia evacuates thousands as munitions explode in fire

Moscow - Russia on Wednesday evacuated more than 2,000 people from nearby villages after a wildfire set off explosions at a munitions depot in the Ryazan region southeast of Moscow, officials said.

Ukraine leader praises crash survivor as toll climbs to 26

Kiev - Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Saturday praised the only survivor of a military plane crash as the death toll climbed to 26, after another cadet died and three more bodies were found.

Ukraine crash survivor dies as toll climbs to 26

Kiev - One of the two survivors of a Ukrainian military plane crash died in hospital as the death toll climbed to 26 on Saturday after three more bodies were found.

Cadets among 22 dead in 'shock' Ukraine military plane crash

Kharkov - At least 22 people including military cadets were killed and two others were seriously injured on Friday when a Ukrainian air force plane crashed near Kharkiv in the east of the country, the interior ministry said.

Cameroon troops jailed 10 years for murder of four civilians

Yaound - Four Cameroonian soldiers were sentenced Monday to 10 years in prison for the execution-style killings of two women and their children, one of them a baby, in a region where the army is fighting jihadists.A fifth soldier received a two-year sentence.

Mali's ill-equipped army in spotlight after coup

Bamako - Mali's army, which staged last month's coup in the war-torn nation, is taking on a role in politics despite being hamstrung by a crippling lack of resources.

Mali junta opens talks on power handover

Bamako - Mali's military junta began talks with opposition groups on Saturday on its promise to hand power back to civilians, after mounting pressure from neighbouring countries in the weeks since it overthrew the nation's leader.

Niger soldiers executed dozens of civilians, probe says

Niamey - Soldiers in Niger executed dozens of civilians during the counterinsurgency campaign against jihadists in the country's troubled Tillaberi region earlier this year, a probe into the deaths reported.

Image of Palestinian under Israeli soldier's knee sparks outrage

Jerusalem - Footage of an Israeli soldier throwing a Palestinian activist to the ground and kneeling on his neck has sparked outrage in the Palestinian territories and beyond.

Uruguayan army colonel admitted to dictatorship era torture

Montevideo - A retired army colonel arrested over crimes during the Uruguayan dictatorship admitted to murder, kidnapping and torture, according to official documents released on Tuesday.

Mali junta wants three-year military rule, agrees to free president

Bamako - The junta that seized power in Mali wants a military-led transitional body to rule for three years and has agreed to release the ousted president, a source in a visiting West African delegation and the rebel soldiers said Sunday.

Mali junta wants three-year military rule, agrees to free president

Bamako - The junta that seized power in Mali wants a military-led transitional body to rule for three years and has agreed to release ousted president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, a source in a visiting West African delegation said Sunday.

Israeli, German fighter pilots honour Nazi victims with flyover

Munich - Israeli and German fighter pilots on Tuesday carried out their first joint military exercises in Germany, honouring Holocaust victims and the 11 Israelis slain at the 1972 Munich Olympics.

Libya unity govt signs military accord with Qatar, Turkey

Tripoli - Qatar and Turkey have signed an accord to send military advisers and instructors for the armed forces of Libya's Government of National Accord, the UN-recognised GNA said.

In symbolic first, Israeli fighter pilots train in Germany

Frankfurt Am Main - Israeli combat pilots and their German counterparts will on Tuesday honour Holocaust victims with a symbolic flyover of Dachau concentration camp, as they carry out their first joint military exercises in Germany.

Iraq fumes against Turkey over deadly drone strike

Baghdad - Iraq cancelled a ministerial visit and summoned Turkey's ambassador as it blamed Ankara for a drone strike that killed two high-ranking Iraqi officers on Tuesday.

Turkish drone kills 2 Iraqi officers in Kurdish region: army

Baghdad - Two high-ranking Iraqi officers were killed Tuesday in what the army said was a "blatant Turkish drone attack" in the autonomous Kurdish region, where Ankara has for weeks been raiding militant positions.

Bolivia's military, police chiefs call for easing of tensions

La Paz - Bolivia's top military and police chiefs on Monday called on political leaders to hold a dialogue to ease tensions and lift a week-long blockade over postponed elections.

Almost 150 extrajudicial killings by Malian, Burkinabe troops: UN

Bamako - Almost 150 people were extrajudicially killed by Malian and Burkinabe security forces in Mali between April and June, the UN said Thursday.

New Zealand military slammed over 'murky' Afghan raid claims

Wellington - New Zealand ordered the creation of an independent military watchdog Friday after an inquiry found senior officers repeatedly misled government ministers about a special forces raid in Afghanistan.
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