Algeria Escalates France Dispute With Flight Ban

PARIS – The diplomatic discord between Algeria and France deepened Sunday after Algiers banned French military planes from its airspace, its latest response to a row over visas and critical comments from President Emmanuel Macron. France’s jets regularly fly over the former
October 3, 2021

Mali receives helicopters and weapons from Russia

A cargo plane delivered four helicopters, weapons and ammunition from Russia to Mali late on Thursday, Malian interim defence minister Sadio Camara said. He said Mali had bought the helicopters in a contract agreed in December 2020 to support its armed forces in their
October 1, 2021

Heat tops 45C in France as deadly heatwave roasts Europe

The temperature in France surpassed 45 degrees Celsius (113 degrees Fahrenheit) for the first time on record on Friday as Europe sweltered in an early summer heatwave that has caused several deaths. With France, Spain, Italy and parts of central Europe particularly
June 28, 2019

Africans react differently to Notre Dame fire

The fire that ravaged the iconic cathedral Notre Dame in Paris, France has indeed caught world attention. What with the Queen of England, the Presidents from almost every European country and Donald Trump sending heartfelt condolences and the extensive media coverage this
April 18, 2019
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