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Mali: tit-for-tat violence

“About 100 unidentified armed men circulating on motos all of a sudden invaded Yoro and fired on the population,” said Issiaka Ganame, the mayor of Yoro. “Then they descended on the village of Gangafani 2, which is about 15km (9 … Continue reading

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Mali: Protests; PM and all other ministers resign

The office of president Ibrahim Boubacar Keita announced the resignation of prime minister Soumeylou Boubeye Maiga and all other ministers late on April 18 2019. Legislators had discussed on April 17 2019 a possible motion of no confidence in the … Continue reading

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Ambush in Niger: report won’t recommend punishment

Poor training, complacency and a culture of excessive risk contributed to the deaths of four U.S. soldiers during an operation in Niger in October, according to a classified Pentagon report. The officials who described the report said it wouldn’t recommend … Continue reading

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Military takeover in Egypt: turning a political dispute into a religious conflict

Referring to Mursi’s year as president,Commander-In-Chief of the Armed Forces of Egypt Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense warned of mixing religion with politics, and of turning a political dispute over a regime that failed … Continue reading

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