French far-right leader Marine Le Pen posted graphic images on Twitter of crimes committed by Daesh in late 2015 after a prominent television interviewer compared her party to the terror group.
Open letter by retired generals warned country is headed for "civil war" unless President Macron cracks down on "Islamism and the suburban hordes", a missive supported by the far-right leader Marine Le Pen.
"We have affirmed our availability to observe a truce, a ceasefire ... but this morning we were bombarded again," says Mahamat Mahadi Ali, head of the Front for Change and Concord in Chad.
Deby, a close Western ally, was killed in battle with rebels on Monday, raising concern in the US and France that turmoil and uncertainty following his death will hamper the fight against militants across the Sahel region.
France was involved with regime that "encouraged racist massacres", remained blind to genocide preparation, and protected masterminds in safe zones, historical commission set up by President Macron concludes.
Local officials say France's Operation Barkhane killed six civilians who had gone to hunt birds and rabbits in remote Gao region, but French forces claim they targeted militants.
Foreign Minister Najla al Mangoush tells visiting top diplomats of France, Germany and Italy that an estimated 20,000 mercenaries and foreign fighters must "leave the Libyan lands immediately."
Turkish Foreign Ministry has condemned President Emmanuel Macron's accusation that Ankara was attempting to meddle in the next French presidential election.
Just hours after AstraZeneca released results from its US trials promising high efficacy against Covid-19, the US National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases issued an unusual public statement casting doubts over the recency of the data.
Brussels sells the deal as “a success”, but critics say China has got what it wanted from the EU despite Beijing's despicable human rights records.
Ali Boumendjel, a nationalist and lawyer, was arrested during the battle of Algiers by the French army, "placed incommunicado, tortured, and then killed on 23 March 1957," President Macron tells Boumendjel's grandchildren.
The leaders of the two countries, who've clashed over a range of issues, held discussions over a video call for the first time since September.
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