France launches comprehensive counter-terror campaign in Sahel, claims to have killed more than 150 terrorists in Mali and Niger

France launches comprehensive counter-terror campaign in Sahel, claims to have killed more than 150 terrorists in Mali and Niger

Paris/Niamey/Bamako: While the United States is giving mixed indications regarding the counter-terrorist campaign in Africa, France has made its counter-terror campaign more comprehensive in the Sahel region. Over the last few days, the French military informed that more than 150 terrorists were killed in the Operation Barkhane, in Mali and Niger. It has been revealed […]

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24 soldiers killed in a terrorist attack in the Mali-Niger border region, third major terror attack in the last two months

24 soldiers killed in a terrorist attack in the Mali-Niger border region, third major terror attack in the last two months

Bamako: Twenty-four Mali soldiers were killed in an attack by the terrorists on a military contingent in the Gao Province near the Mali-Niger border. The military sources informed that 29 soldiers were injured during the encounter and 17 terrorists were killed. This is the third major terror attack on the Mali military in the last […]

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US activates its airbase in Niger, in view of the increasing terror attacks in the Sahel region

US activates its airbase in Niger, in view of the increasing terror attacks in the Sahel region

Niamey: Since the last one year, the region known as the Sahel Sector in Africa has been facing a spate terror attacks. Although the African countries have united to fight the Al Qaeda and IS terrorists, the efforts are falling short. In view of this, the United States has activated its first airbase in Niger, […]

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A rise in violence causes 20,000 civilians to flee from Northwest Nigeria to Niger: UN report

A rise in violence causes 20,000 civilians to flee from Northwest Nigeria to Niger: UN report

Niamey/Abuja: Nearly 20,000 Nigerian citizens have taken refuge in the neighbouring Niger, given the ethnic conflicts and attacks caused due to vigilantism. The displacement of this magnitude in just one and a half months has raised serious questions on the Nigerian security agencies and systems, once again. The state government in Nigeria was already in […]

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