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Mali: Targeted attack kills two French soldiers

January 03, 2021 11:59 am

French President Emmanuel Macron expressed grief over the deaths of Sergeant Yvonne Huynh and Brigadier Loic Risser in the Menaka region, his office said in a statement.

French troops stay in Mali after coup, no end in sight

August 25, 2020 6:04 pm

An unflinching Macron is pressing on, refusing to withdraw France's 5,100 troops from West Africa, even though extremist attacks have multiplied and victory looks like a mirage in the crescent-shaped sand dunes for which France's Operation Barkhane is named.

Germany, France, Britain to keep troops in Mali despite coup

August 22, 2020 12:37 pm

German Defense Minister Kramp-Karrenbauer said Sahel terrorism remained a "great threat." Her French coounterpart called Mali part of a "security challenge" across Sahel Africa, impinging on "the whole of Europe."

French and Niger troops kill Islamists holding out at Niger base

May 25, 2013 10:44 am

Islamists involved in two major terror attacks were killed on Friday by French,Niger troops.

French army didn’t fire warning shots,say CAR survivors

April 17, 2013 12:48 am

For the six injured Indians who survived the March 25 firing by the French troops in the strife-torn Central African Republic (CAR),it was sheer miracle

French troops who killed 2 Indians in CAR mistook vehicles for car bombs

March 27, 2013 8:57 am

Six of the 15 Indians in three vehicles were injured in the shooting in CAR’s capital of Bangui.

Hollande faces likely NATO ire on Afghanistan

May 18, 2012 1:22 pm

New prez plans to announce a pullout of all French combat troops from Afghanistan by year's end.


French troops take part in marching practice for Republic Day celebrations

January 18, 2016 3:26 pm

French soldiers on January 18 took part in marching practice at the Rajpath along with Indian soldiers for the Republic Day celebrations next week.