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The commander who ordered the murders of RFI journalists Claude Verlon and Ghislaine Dupont has been killed by French special forces in Mali
21/05/2015 - Mali - France

Two jihadist chiefs killed in French raid in Mali

French special forces have killed two jihadist leaders in Mali, including the commander who claimed the execution of two Radio France Internationale journalists in the remote northern town of Kidal ...
21/05/2015

African press review 21 May 2015

More than 500 pending cases in Nigeria's military courts, the South African government's U-turn on Gauteng's toll road system, East Africa as the hub for illegal wildlife trade on the continent and ...
Members of the CMA, the Coordination of Azawad Movements gather in Algiers during  a preliminary peace agreement, 14 May 2015
15/05/2015 - France-Mali-Algeria

Mali signs half-baked peace deal without main ingredients: Tuareg rebels

Mali's government and allied fighters signed a long-awaited peace deal on Friday in a ceremony attended by numerous heads-of-state but boycotted by the country's main Tuareg-led rebel groups.
Gilles Le Guen in the Aqmi video, October 2012.
15/05/2015 - France - Mali

French jihadist jailed for eight years

Jihadist Gilles Le Guen, arrested in April 2013 by French special forces in Timbuktu, Mali, was jailed for eight years by a Paris court on Friday.
Bilal Agh Cherif, secretary general of The Coordination of the Movements of Azawad (CMA), signs a preliminary peace agreement in Algiers, 14 May 2015.
14/05/2015 - Mali - France - ALGERIE

France’s Hollande welcomes Tuareg rebels initial Mali peace deal

French President François Hollande welcomed on Thursday Mali’s main Tuareg-led rebel alliance initialling a peace document and signing a comprehensive agreement in Algiers.

TV5Monde's Facebook hacked by individuals claiming to belong to the Islamic State group. Screen capture.
09/04/2015 - FRANCE

French broadcaster TV5Monde hacked by Islamic State supporters

A cyber attack by an "Islamist State armed group" knocked a French television network off the air on Wednesday night.
French President François Hollande welcomes Morocco's King Mohammed VI to the Elysée presidential palace in February 2015
27/03/2015 - France

Morocco deports three French nationals for terrorism

Morocco on Friday deported three French nationals who had been convicted on terrorism charges on Thursday.
20/03/2015

French press review 20 March 2015

French press in wave of reactions to the deadly terrorist attack in Tunisia.

19/03/2015

French press review 19 March 2015

Given this morning's top story, it is perhaps unsurprising that there is one story dominating the French papers this morning, that of the attacks in Tunisia.

Interior Minister Bernard Cazeneuve
17/03/2015 - France

France blocks websites accused of condoning terrorism

France has blocked five websites accused of condoning terrorism, in the first use of new government powers that came into force in February,

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