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Violence Continues in Mali Despite Negotiation Efforts

WASHINGTON - Attacks carried out by Islamist militants against military personnel in central Mali could hamper government efforts to start a dialogue process with jihadist groups in the country, experts say.

On Sunday, at least six Malian soldiers were killed …

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Soldiers Occupy Guinea-Bissau Supreme Court Grounds, Judges Say

BISSAU, GUINEA BISSAU - A dozen soldiers have occupied the grounds of Guinea-Bissau's Supreme Court, the court said Tuesday, deepening a post-election crisis that has resulted in the appointment of rival presidents and the silencing of state media.

The West …

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