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Mali's Timbuktu Fears Jihadis as France Reduces Troops

Many residents of Timbuktu are worried that when French troops pull out of the city in northern Mali, jihadis will return to impose strict Shariah law including public whippings and amputations.
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GOOGLE PIXEL 6 WITH THE NEW TENSOR CHIP & 8G RAM APPEARS ON GEEKBENCH

  In a few days, Google will officially unveil its all-new series, Google Pixel 6 series. According to reports, this flagship series will arrive on October 19th in the U.S. and it will have two models. This series will have the Google Pixel 6 as well as the Pixel 6 Pro. A few days to the official launch of this series, the standard Pixel 6 is now available in Geekbench. As usual, the Geekbench listing reveals some key details about this upcoming flagship smartphone. This series will be th...
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French Soldier Dies in a Maintenance Accident in Mali, Minister Says

PARIS (Reuters) -A French soldier died in Mali on Tuesday in a maintenance accident, armed forces minister Florence Parly said on Wednesday.The...
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French Soldier Dies in a Maintenance Operation in Mali, Minister Says

PARIS (Reuters) - A French soldier died on Tuesday during a maintenance operation in Mali, armed forces minister Florence Parly said on...
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The killing of a terrorist behind the death of 4 US troops sheds light on France's quiet but intense fight in Africa

French President Emmanuel Macron at the "Afrique-France" Summit in Montpellier, France, October 8, 2021. LUDOVIC MARIN/AFP via Getty Images Africa's Sahel region has emerged as a terrorism hotspot, with several groups killing and displacing thousands of people. The US and European countries have contributed troops and resources to fight those groups, but France has taken the lead. A recent French strike in Mali killed an ISIS-affiliated leader responsible for the death of four US troop...
Tags: UK, Isis, Navy, Washington, France, Islamic State, Boko Haram, Africa, US, International, Trends, Paris, Middle East, West Africa, Mali, Chad


Pope meets Colombian nun after Mali kidnap release

Gloria Cecilia Narváez was abducted by Islamist militants in 2017 while working as a missionary.
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Pope Meets Colombian Nun Freed From Mali Kidnapping

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - Pope Francis on Sunday met a Colombian nun who was freed https://www.reuters.com/world/africa/...
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Tottenham reportedly target Pape Sarr’s Metz teammate

Tottenham and Metz firm friends Tottenham Hotspur and Metz have already been in conversations since last summer, with the Lilywhites agreeing a deal to sign Pape Sarr in the transfer window, but with the 19-year-old midfielder having been loaned back to Metz for the 2021-22 campaign. ✍️ Welcome to Spurs, Pape Matar Sarr! pic.twitter.com/JbV5zIgY08 — Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) August 27, 2021 He has impressed too, playing in central midfield for the Ligue 1 outfit and registering 1 assis...
Tags: London, France, Sport, Soccer, Tottenham Hotspur, Tottenham, Newcastle, Daniel Levy, Mali, Metz, Ligue, Traore, Sarr, Fabio Paratici, Boubacar traoré, Pape Matar Sarr


Tottenham reportedly target Pape Sarr’s Metz teammate in double swoop

Tottenham and Metz firm friends Tottenham Hotspur and Metz have already been in conversations since last summer, with the Lilywhites agreeing a deal to sign Pape Sarr in the transfer window, but with the 19-year-old midfielder having been loaned back to Metz for the 2021-22 campaign. ✍️ Welcome to Spurs, Pape Matar Sarr! pic.twitter.com/JbV5zIgY08 — Tottenham Hotspur (@SpursOfficial) August 27, 2021 He has impressed too, playing in central midfield for the Ligue 1 outfit and registering 1 assis...
Tags: London, France, Sport, Soccer, Tottenham Hotspur, Tottenham, Newcastle, Daniel Levy, Mali, Metz, Ligue, Traore, Sarr, Fabio Paratici, Boubacar traoré, Pape Matar Sarr


POTD: Mali – “Speak Softly & Carry A Big Stick”

Hille James Combat Photographer appears again in our Photo Of The Day, a welcome return. We’re used to seeing his great photos from Afghanistan, but this time he appears from an unexpected place: Mali, a landlocked country in the Saharan and Sahelian regions. Above we can see two Dutch Special Forces soldiers. The shooting position […] Read More … The post POTD: Mali – “Speak Softly & Carry A Big Stick” appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
Tags: Guns, Defense, Afghanistan, Mali, Sniper, Photo of the Day, Heckler & Koch, HK417, Sahelian, Hille James Combat Photographer


Colombian nun kidnapped in Mali in 2017 is freed

Gloria Cecilia Narváez was kidnapped by Islamist militants while working as a missionary.
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Colombian nun kidnapped by jihadists in Mali in 2017 is freed

Mali president’s office pays tribute to the courage of Gloria Cecilia Narváez as it confirms her release A Franciscan nun from Colombia kidnapped by jihadists in Mali in 2017 has been freed, Mali’s presidential office said.The statement on the presidential Twitter account paid tribute to the courage of Gloria Cecilia Narváez, who was held for four years and eight months. Continue reading...
Tags: Africa, World news, Colombia, Mali, Gloria Cecilia Narvaez


Colombian Nun Held Hostage in Mali Since 2017 Has Been Freed, Presidency Says

BAMAKO (Reuters) -A Colombian nun who was kidnapped in 2017 by Islamist militants in Mali has been freed, Mali's presidency said on Saturday.Gloria...
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Colombian Nun Held Hostage in Mali Since 2017 Has Been Freed

BAMAKO (Reuters) -A Colombian nun who was kidnapped in 2017 by Islamist militants in Mali has been freed, Mali's presidency said on Saturday.Gloria...
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Death Toll From Militant Attack Against Malian Soldiers Rises to 16

DAKAR (Reuters) - The death toll from Wednesday's attack by Islamist militants on soldiers in central Mali has risen to 16, the army said on...
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Ambush Attack in Central Mali Kills 9 Soldiers, Wounds 11

Mali's army has said that gunmen ambushed army troops in the West African country’s central region, killing at least nine soldiers and wounding 11 others.
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Islamist Militants Kill at Least Five Mali Soldiers, Toll May Rise

BAMAKO (Reuters) -Islamist militants killed at least five soldiers and wounded at least eight more in central Mali on Wednesday, the army said,...
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New European Taskforce Takes on Mali's Elusive Militants

By Paul LorgerieANSONGO, Mali (Reuters) - When the soldiers reached the end of the road, they descended from their trucks and motorbikes and...
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Mali Summons French Ambassador Over Macron Comments

BAMAKO (Reuters) - Mali's foreign ministry summoned France's ambassador to Bamako on Tuesday over comments by President Emmanuel Macron that it...
Tags: France, Mali, Bamako, Emmanuel Macron, Reuters Mali


UN Says 1 Peacekeeper Killed, 4 Injured in Mali Bomb Attack

The United Nations says a U.N. convoy in Mali’s northern Kidal region was attacked by improvised explosive devices which killed one peacekeeper from Egypt and seriously injured four others.
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One U.N. Peacekeeper Killed, Four Wounded in Mali

BAMAKO (Reuters) - One U.N. peacekeeper was killed and four more were severely wounded when their convoy hit an improvised explosive device in...
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Mali's plan for Russia mercenaries to replace French troops unsettles Sahel

Many Malians want Russians to replace French troops fighting jihadists but others are less pleased.
Tags: News, Russia, Mali, Sahel


Mali Receives Four Helicopters and Weapons From Russia

BAMAKO (Reuters) - A cargo plane delivered four helicopters, weapons and ammunition from Russia to Mali late on Thursday, Malian interim defence...
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UK joins calls on Mali to end alleged deal with Russian mercenaries

Mali’s military leaders under pressure to pull back from suspected agreement with Wagner GroupThe UK has joined a mounting international campaign of pressure on Mali’s military leaders to step back from a suspected deal with a Russian mercenary company, amid fears that the agreement will further complicate insecurity in the region. Mali’s leaders, battling a jihadist insurgency – and amid a fragile political transition following multiple coups – have been coy on details of a reported deal with t...
Tags: UK, France, Russia, Africa, World news, Mali, Sergei Lavrov, Wagner, UN General Assembly, Wagner Group


International Community Will Stop Supporting Mali if It Brings in Mercenaries - France

PARIS (Reuters) - France warned Mali on Thursday that it would lose the support of the international community if it agreed a deal with Russian...
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It's Storytime! READ: Mali's Friend (Available for download in English, isiXhosa and isiZulu) - News24

It's Storytime! READ: Mali's Friend (Available for download in English, isiXhosa and isiZulu)   News24
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Mali Junta Wiping Its Feet on Blood of French Soldiers, Says Angry France

By John IrishPARIS (Reuters) - France's Armed Forces Minister defended her country's counter-terrorism role in Mali and accused the military junta...
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The 10 best translated books on the National Book Awards' 2021 longlist

When you buy through our links, Insider may earn an affiliate commission. Learn more. The National Book Awards' longlist for best translated books includes international titles that were originally published in Spanish, Chinese, French, Korean, Arabic, German, and Russian. Amazon; Rachel Mendelson/Insider The National Book Awards translated literature longlist for 2021 was recently announced. The books were originally published in 7 different languages including Spanish, French, and ...
Tags: Amazon, South Korea, North Korea, China, Russia, Trends, Syria, Rome, Chile, Korea, Mali, Kim, Pacific, Jewish, Damascus, Haiti


Mali Could Delay Post-Coup Elections, Interim PM Says

DAKAR (Reuters) - Mali could push back presidential and legislative elections from late February to avoid their validity being contested, its prime...
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Nigeria win third straight Women's AfroBasket title

Nigeria become only the second side to win three straight African women's basketball titles after beating Mali 70-59 in Sunday's final in Cameroon.
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