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French military training eagles to take down terrorist drones

French military training eagles to take down terrorist drones

Reports are emerging terrorists may be turning to drones, but the country has found a solution in the natural world. Reported the local media reported agence France-Presse, the golden eagle quartet, are being trained to detect, hunt, and take down enemy drones in the sky. France is on alert after November 2015 terror attacks for […]

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Ivory Coast soldiers patrol beaches after Qaeda attack kills 18

Ivory Coast soldiers patrol beaches after Qaeda attack kills 18

Mar 14, – President Alassane Ouattara declared three days of mourning for the country, which has never before been hit by al Qaeda. Ivory Coast soldiers armed with assault rifles patrolled the deserted beaches of a resort town on Monday, a day after gunmen from al Qaeda’s North African branch killed 18 people, the third […]

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NATO prepares expert mission to Libya

NATO prepares expert mission to Libya

June 4, BRUSSELS (AP) — Security experts worry that the al-Qaida-linked militants — pushed out of Mali after French military intervention — may be trying to establish a safe haven in southern Libya. The mission “will go as soon as possible and, together with the Libyans, identify the areas in which the Libyans think they […]

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EU starts Mali donor bidding with half a billion

EU starts Mali donor bidding with half a billion

May 15, AP – The European Union made the first major pledge ahead of Wednesday’s international donor conference, aiming to drum up funds for war-torn Mali. After talks with Mali’s interim president, Dioncounda Traore, European commission President Jose Manuel Barroso told reporters about the bloc’s plans. The European Union has pledged more than half a […]

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