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.
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There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the attack.
Former PM and ex-army general Umaro Cissoko Embalo wins vote bagging 53.55 percent of the vote but his opponent Domingos Simoes Pereira complains of fraud and vows to contest the result in court.
Burkina Faso, bordering Mali and Niger, has seen regular militant attacks which have left hundreds dead since the start of 2015 when militant violence began to spread across the Sahel region.
Boko Haram and its Daesh-affiliated Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) faction have recently stepped up attacks on military and civilian targets.
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 joins a tiny group of countries that use armed drones, including the United States.
Mohammed Adoke, who also held the post of attorney general, was one of several high-profile ex-officials wanted over a graft case centred on a $1.3 billion oil deal involving international oil giants Eni and Shell.
Confectioners publicly backed a move by the two countries, which together account for 60 percent of global cocoa supply, to introduce a $400 a tonne living income differential (LID) or premium in July on cocoa sales for the 2020/21 season.
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