A photograph posted to social media of a man sleeping in uniform while on break has caused a national scandal in France.
Armed men on motorbikes, wearing garb of traditional hunters known as Dozo, attack Siba village in central Mali, killing 13 men and one girl, UN says.
France and five Sahel region nations agree to combine forces against militants in volatile region, leaders say after a summit in Pau, southwest France, with President Macron pledging 220 more troops to reinforce Barkhane operation.
The withdrawal of US troops from West Africa will affect the region as well as the militarisation in Africa
"Heavily-armed terrorists" target convoy in western region of Tillaberi, killing seven police personnel and seven national guards, interior ministry says.
France joins a tiny group of countries that use armed drones, including the United States.
The Var and the neighbouring Alpes-Maritimes region are on red alert for floods which disrupted train services and cut the A8 motorway for four hours Sunday evening. At least two people have been killed by floods in the French Riviera.
French Defence Minister Florence Parly said an investigation has been opened to determine the exact circumstances of the accident.
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Mostafa Mohamed has earned rave reviews for his performances with top Egyptian club Zamalek at home and in Africa, with some pundits comparing him to legendary forward Hossam Hassan.
Mali was hit by two large-scale attacks on the country's military on Friday, in which at least 54 people have been killed. Another attack on a French army convoy in the Indelimane area on Saturday left one French soldier dead.
The attack deals another blow to the West African country's military, which is still reeling from deadly raids in late September in which 38 soldiers were killed.
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