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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.
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There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack.
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Soro was scheduled to return to Ivory Coast from Paris for the first time since May but diverted his private flight to neighbouring Ghana "for security reasons", his adviser, Alain Lobognon, said.
France’s security failure in the Sahel has caused popular anger towards the former colonial power as many chant: 'Get out France, we don’t want to see you here.'
The Sahel region sees a tenfold increase in the number of deaths in militant attacks while France urges other countries to do more.
The former French colony in the Sahel region of Africa, Niger, is looking to rid its national anthem of any remnants of French colonisation.
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