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San Antonio Express-News
Arab states commit to backing West African anti-terror forcemen. France intervened in Mali in early 2013 to successfully push back Islamic
San Antonio Express-News / Posted yesterday
men. France intervened in Mali in early 2013 to successfully push back Islamic militants who were marching on the capital Bamako. But the defeated forces spread across the region, where desert borders are often porous, and have continued to carry... Read more
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Gulf News
France seeks ways to boost anti-jihadi force in AfricaThe G5 Sahel force was launched in Bamako, Mali on July 2 with Macron present
Gulf News / Posted yesterday
The G5 Sahel force was launched in Bamako, Mali on July 2 with Macron present LA CELLE-SAINT-CLOUD, France Presidents, princes and diplomats were meeting outside Paris on Wednesday to breathe life into a young African military force that aims to... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
France seeks ways to boost anti-jihadi force in Africagroup, recently defeated in Iraq and nearly pummeled in Syria. The five-nation
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted yesterday
group, recently defeated in Iraq and nearly pummeled in Syria. The five-nation force, known as G5 Sahel, was launched in Bamako, Mali on July 2 with French President Emmanuel Macron present. It aims to tackle the jihadi menace, organized crime... Read more
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FOX News
France seeks ways to boost anti-jihadi force in Africagroup, recently defeated in Iraq and nearly pummeled in Syria. The five-nation
FOX News / Posted yesterday
group, recently defeated in Iraq and nearly pummeled in Syria. The five-nation force, known as G5 Sahel, was launched in Bamako, Mali on July 2 with French President Emmanuel Macron present. It aims to tackle the jihadi menace, organized crime... Read more
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FOX News
France seeks ways to boost anti-jihadi force in Africagroup, recently defeated in Iraq and nearly pummeled in Syria. The five-nation
FOX News / Posted yesterday
group, recently defeated in Iraq and nearly pummeled in Syria. The five-nation force, known as G5 Sahel, was launched in Bamako, Mali on July 2 with French President Emmanuel Macron present. It aims to tackle the jihadi menace, organized crime... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
France seeks ways to boost anti-jihadi force in Africagroup, recently defeated in Iraq and nearly pummeled in Syria. The five-nation
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted yesterday
group, recently defeated in Iraq and nearly pummeled in Syria. The five-nation force, known as G5 Sahel, was launched in Bamako, Mali on July 2 with French President Emmanuel Macron present. It aims to tackle the jihadi menace, organized crime... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
France seeks ways to boost anti-jihadi force in Africagroup, recently defeated in Iraq and nearly pummeled in Syria. The five-nation
Hawaii News Now / Posted yesterday
group, recently defeated in Iraq and nearly pummeled in Syria. The five-nation force, known as G5 Sahel, was launched in Bamako, Mali on July 2 with French President Emmanuel Macron present. It aims to tackle the jihadi menace, organized crime... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
France seeks ways to boost anti-jihadi force in Africagroup, recently defeated in Iraq and nearly pummeled in Syria. The five-nation
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted yesterday
group, recently defeated in Iraq and nearly pummeled in Syria. The five-nation force, known as G5 Sahel, was launched in Bamako, Mali on July 2 with French President Emmanuel Macron present. It aims to tackle the jihadi menace, organized crime... Read more
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New York Daily News
France seeks ways to boost anti-jihadi force in Africagroup, recently defeated in Iraq and nearly pummeled in Syria. The five-nation
New York Daily News / Posted yesterday
group, recently defeated in Iraq and nearly pummeled in Syria. The five-nation force, known as G5 Sahel, was launched in Bamako, Mali on July 2 with French President Emmanuel Macron present. It aims to tackle the jihadi menace, organized crime... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
France seeks ways to boost anti-jihadi force in Africagroup, recently defeated in Iraq and nearly pummeled in Syria. The five-nation
WBOC Salisbury / Posted yesterday
group, recently defeated in Iraq and nearly pummeled in Syria. The five-nation force, known as G5 Sahel, was launched in Bamako, Mali on July 2 with French President Emmanuel Macron present. It aims to tackle the jihadi menace, organized crime... Read more
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Aircraft Maintenance Technology
ATR 72-600 Tours West Africatour in three West African countries. The best-selling regional aircraft in the
Aircraft Maintenance Technology / Posted 3 days ago
tour in three West African countries. The best-selling regional aircraft in the below-90-seats category will touch down in Bamako (Mali), Accra (Ghana) and Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso) to complete the first flight demonstration of an ATR -600 series... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Open for Business and Wooing InvestorsBoubacar Keita, said as he opened one of the country's first major investment f
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Boubacar Keita, said as he opened one of the country's first major investment forums at a multi-star hotel in downtown Bamako. "One that powers economic growth and creates thousands of jobs, especially for young Malians." The 500 delegates... Read more
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DW
Mali: Open for business and wooing investors |Boubacar Keita, said as he opened one of the country's first major investment f
DW / Posted 6 days ago
Boubacar Keita, said as he opened one of the country's first major investment forums at a multi-star hotel in downtown Bamako. "One that powers economic growth and creates thousands of jobs, especially for young Malians." The 500 delegates... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Magazine Announces List of 100 Most Influential Africans of 2017Resources (Nigeria) Makhtar Diop – World Bank Vice-President for Africa (Seneg
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Resources (Nigeria) Makhtar Diop – World Bank Vice-President for Africa (Senegal) Abdoulaye Coulibaly – Founder of the Bamako Forum (Mali) Abebe Selassie – Head of IMF African Department. (Ethiopia) Jean-Claude Bastos de Morais – Founder and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Deutsche Welle Launches Debate Platform for Young Africansin cooperation with African broadcasting partners, has held townhall debates on
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
in cooperation with African broadcasting partners, has held townhall debates on the subject of migration in Abidjan, Accra, Bamako, Banjul, Conakry, Dakar, Jos and Niamey. "The response from both the public and the media was enormous, as was the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Can Africa and the EU Forge a Partnership of Equals?foreign minister Bert Koenders claimed to have struck such a deal with Mali in
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
foreign minister Bert Koenders claimed to have struck such a deal with Mali in December 2016 he was furiously rebutted by Bamako, forcing an embarrassed retreat. Africa's population is also projected to double by 2050, and is very young - 60 per... Read more
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DW
#The77percent - a platform for Africa's majority |and social media debates, DW took up the worries and hopes of young people. In
DW / Posted 10 days ago
and social media debates, DW took up the worries and hopes of young people. In town hall debates in Abidjan, Accra, Bamako, Banjul, Conakry, Dakar, Jos and Niamey, DW and African partner stations discussed the topic of migration with young... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rwanda in Group B for Fiba WCup Qualifiers First Roundmen's basketball team will play in the First Round tournament of the 2019 FIBA
AllAfrica.com / Posted 10 days ago
men's basketball team will play in the First Round tournament of the 2019 FIBA Basketball World Cup Qualifiers next year in Bamako, Mali. The Malian capital will host Group B that consists of Mali, Nigeria, Uganda and Rwanda while in Group D,... Read more
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Aljazeera
Election delay sends 'bad signal' for Mali stabilityliving in the country's northern region, who have long called for better repres
Aljazeera / Posted 11 days ago
living in the country's northern region, who have long called for better representation and for the central government in Bamako, the capital, to allow for more decentralised power sharing. "This was going to be an opportunity to finally set the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
The African Development Bank and the European Commission Ink Agreements to Co-Finance Road Projects in West Africafor trade and transport facilitation on the Abidjan-Lagos corridor, road develo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 days ago
for trade and transport facilitation on the Abidjan-Lagos corridor, road development and transport facilitation on the Bamako-San Pedro corridor between Mali and Côte d'Ivoire, as well as the construction of the Rosso bridge between Mauritania... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Rwandan National Arrested Over Shs200 Million Heroina Rwandan national on allegation of trafficking heroin worth Shs200 million. B
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
a Rwandan national on allegation of trafficking heroin worth Shs200 million. Beatrice Esaro, who was travelling to Bamako, Mali's capital city, is alleged to have concealed the drugs in luggage kept in a suitcase on Thursday. The spokesman... Read more
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EuroNews
Mali's regional elections delayed by security concernsBAMAKO (Reuters) – Mali’s government said it has delayed regional elections fro
EuroNews / Posted 17 days ago
BAMAKO (Reuters) – Mali’s government said it has delayed regional elections from December to April amid security concerns caused by the spreading reach of Islamist militants. Mali has struggled to deal with insurgents and sectarian infighting this... Read more
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Lake Placid News
4 UN peacekeepers, 1 Malian soldier killed in 2 attacksBAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Four U.N. peacekeepers and a Malian soldier were killed and
Lake Placid News / Posted 19 days ago
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Four U.N. peacekeepers and a Malian soldier were killed and 21 others injured in two attacks on peacekeepers in Mali on Friday, U.N. officials said. Suspected jihadists attacked peacekeepers carrying out on an operation with... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
3 UN peacekeepers, Malian soldier killed in jihadist attackBAMAKO, Mali (AP) - Four U.N. peacekeepers and a Malian soldier were killed and
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 20 days ago
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) - Four U.N. peacekeepers and a Malian soldier were killed and 21 others injured in two attacks on peacekeepers in Mali on Friday, U.N. officials said. Suspected jihadists attacked peacekeepers carrying out on an operation with... Read more
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FOX 13 Utah
Four United Nations peacekeepers killed in MaliFour UN peacekeepers killed in Mali BAMAKO, MALI(CNN) — Four UN peacekeepers a
FOX 13 Utah / Posted 20 days ago
Four UN peacekeepers killed in Mali BAMAKO, MALI(CNN) — Four UN peacekeepers and one Malian solider were killed in attacks in Mali, according to a Friday statement from the spokesperson for the secretary-general of the United Nations. The statement... Read more
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Daily Herald
3 UN peacekeepers, Malian soldier killed in jihadist attackBAMAKO, Mali -- Suspected jihadists attacked U.N. peacekeepers carrying out an
Daily Herald / Posted 20 days ago
BAMAKO, Mali -- Suspected jihadists attacked U.N. peacekeepers carrying out an operation with Malian defense forces Friday killing at least three peacekeepers from Niger and one Malian soldier, and injuring 14 soldiers and one civilian, U.N.... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
3 UN peacekeepers, Malian soldier killed in jihadist attackBy The Associated Press BAMAKO, Mali (AP) - Suspected jihadists attacked U.N.
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 20 days ago
By The Associated Press BAMAKO, Mali (AP) - Suspected jihadists attacked U.N. peacekeepers carrying out an operation with Malian defense forces Friday killing at least three peacekeepers from Niger and one Malian soldier, and injuring 14 soldiers... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Four UN peacekeepers killed in two separate attacks in MaliBAMAKO: Four United Nations peacekeepers and a Malian soldier were killed and 2
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 20 days ago
BAMAKO: Four United Nations peacekeepers and a Malian soldier were killed and 21 people were wounded in two separate attacks by unknown assailants in Mali on Friday, the U.N. mission there said. Regional armies, U.N. forces and French and U.S.... Read more
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EuroNews
Four U.N. peacekeepers killed in two separate attacks in MaliBAMAKO (Reuters) – Four United Nations peacekeepers and a Malian soldier were k
EuroNews / Posted 20 days ago
BAMAKO (Reuters) – Four United Nations peacekeepers and a Malian soldier were killed and 21 people were wounded in two separate attacks by unknown assailants in Mali on Friday, the U.N. mission there said. Regional armies, U.N. forces and French and... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
3 UN peacekeepers, Malian soldier killed in jihadist attackBAMAKO, Mali (AP) - Suspected jihadists attacked a U.N. peacekeeping position i
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 20 days ago
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) - Suspected jihadists attacked a U.N. peacekeeping position in northern Mali on Friday killing two peacekeepers from Niger and a Malian soldier and injuring 14 peacekeepers and a U.N. civilian contractor, authorities said. The U.N.... Read more
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WSB-TV 2 Atlanta
3 UN peacekeepers, Malian soldier killed in jihadist attackBAMAKO, Mali (AP) - Suspected jihadists attacked a U.N. peacekeeping position i
WSB-TV 2 Atlanta / Posted 20 days ago
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) - Suspected jihadists attacked a U.N. peacekeeping position in northern Mali on Friday killing two peacekeepers from Niger and a Malian soldier and injuring 14 peacekeepers and a U.N. civilian contractor, authorities said. The U.N.... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
3 UN peacekeepers, Malian soldier killed in jihadist attackBAMAKO, Mali (AP) - Suspected jihadists attacked a U.N. peacekeeping position i
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 20 days ago
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) - Suspected jihadists attacked a U.N. peacekeeping position in northern Mali on Friday killing two peacekeepers from Niger and a Malian soldier and injuring 14 peacekeepers and a U.N. civilian contractor, authorities said. The U.N.... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
3 UN peacekeepers, Malian soldier killed in jihadist attackBAMAKO, Mali (AP) - Suspected jihadists attacked a U.N. peacekeeping position i
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 20 days ago
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) - Suspected jihadists attacked a U.N. peacekeeping position in northern Mali on Friday killing two peacekeepers from Niger and a Malian soldier and injuring 14 peacekeepers and a U.N. civilian contractor, authorities said. The U.N.... Read more
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New York Daily News
3 UN peacekeepers, Malian soldier killed in jihadist attackBAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Suspected jihadists attacked a U.N. peacekeeping position i
New York Daily News / Posted 20 days ago
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Suspected jihadists attacked a U.N. peacekeeping position in northern Mali on Friday killing two peacekeepers from Niger and a Malian soldier and injuring 14 peacekeepers and a U.N. civilian contractor, authorities said. The U.N.... Read more
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WPXI Pittsburgh
3 UN peacekeepers, Malian soldier killed in jihadist attackBAMAKO, Mali (AP) - Suspected jihadists attacked a U.N. peacekeeping position i
WPXI Pittsburgh / Posted 20 days ago
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) - Suspected jihadists attacked a U.N. peacekeeping position in northern Mali on Friday killing two peacekeepers from Niger and a Malian soldier and injuring 14 peacekeepers and a U.N. civilian contractor, authorities said. The U.N.... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
3 UN peacekeepers, Malian soldier killed in jihadist attackand one from Cambodia as well as the civilian. The U.N. mission's aircraft with
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 20 days ago
and one from Cambodia as well as the civilian. The U.N. mission's aircraft with medical teams also deployed from Kidal and Bamako to evacuate some of the wounded, the U.N. said. The mission in Mali dispatched a quick reaction force supported by... Read more
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The Courier Express Newspapers
3 UN peacekeepers, Malian soldier killed in jihadist attackBAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Authorities say three United Nations peacekeepers from Nige
The Courier Express Newspapers / Posted 20 days ago
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Authorities say three United Nations peacekeepers from Niger and a Malian soldier are dead after an attack by suspected jihadists in northern Mali. The U.N. mission known as MINUSMA confirmed Friday that several others were... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Slave Trade in Libya - Outrage Across Africainvestigation Protests meanwhile took place outside the Libyan embassies in se
AllAfrica.com / Posted 20 days ago
investigation Protests meanwhile took place outside the Libyan embassies in several other African capital cities including Bamako, Mali and Conakry, Guinea over the weekend. Another protest is planned in London later this week. A protest outside... Read more
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DW
Slave trade in Libya: outrage across Africa |investigation Protests meanwhile took place outside the Libyan embassies in se
DW / Posted 22 days ago
investigation Protests meanwhile took place outside the Libyan embassies in several other African capital cities including Bamako, Mali and Conakry, Guinea over the weekend. Another protest is planned in London later this week. A protest outside... Read more
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Daily Mirror
'People are being sold at auction in Libya slave markets'researcher on Libya. Protesters gathered outside the Libyan embassies in Paris
Daily Mirror / Posted 24 days ago
researcher on Libya. Protesters gathered outside the Libyan embassies in Paris and in African capitals including Bamako, Mali and Conakry, Guinea over the weekend and on Monday, according to local news reports. A protest is planned in... Read more
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Gulf News
Largest US presence in Somalia since Black Hawk DownFour US soldiers were killed.In June, a special forces soldier, Staff Sgt. Loga
Gulf News / Posted 24 days ago
Four US soldiers were killed.In June, a special forces soldier, Staff Sgt. Logan J. Melgar, was found dead in his room in Bamako, Mali. It is unclear exactly how he died, but naval authorities are investigating whether two commandos from the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Peacekeepers Increasingly Caught in Mali CrossfireBamako — THE killing of more than 80 peacekeepers in Mali has prompted calls fo
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
Bamako — THE killing of more than 80 peacekeepers in Mali has prompted calls for the United Nations to increase its presence in the West African country. The UN Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) is also hampered by crucial funding gaps in... Read more
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Columbia Star
Abidjan, Ivory Coastsummer travelling all around West Africa: a plane from Cameroon to Banjul, Gamb
Columbia Star / Posted 28 days ago
summer travelling all around West Africa: a plane from Cameroon to Banjul, Gambia; a plane to Dakar, Senegal; a train to Bamako, Mali; a boat to Timbuktu, Mali; and bus (taxi) to Mopti, Ouagadougou, and Abidjan; and finally, a plane back to... Read more
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Newsmax
SEAL Choked Green Beret, Witness Reportedly Claimswho was found dead on June 4 in the embassy housing he shared with other Specia
Newsmax / Posted 30 days ago
who was found dead on June 4 in the embassy housing he shared with other Special Operations forces in the Malian capital, Bamako. One of those Navy SEALs, Petty Officer Tony DeDolph, told a witness that he "choked [him] out" in the early hours of... Read more
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FOX 2 News St. Louis
Report: Green Beret killed by SEALs after he uncovered alleged theftreport that the SEALs were under investigation for Melgar’s death at a US gover
FOX 2 News St. Louis / Posted 30 days ago
report that the SEALs were under investigation for Melgar’s death at a US government compound near the American embassy in Bamako, the capital. Melgar was a Special Forces Engineer Sergeant, according to a statement from the US Army Special... Read more
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KPLR 11 St. Louis
Report: Green Beret killed by SEALs after he uncovered alleged theftreport that the SEALs were under investigation for Melgar’s death at a US gover
KPLR 11 St. Louis / Posted 30 days ago
report that the SEALs were under investigation for Melgar’s death at a US government compound near the American embassy in Bamako, the capital. Melgar was a Special Forces Engineer Sergeant, according to a statement from the US Army Special... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Electoral Cycle Fraught With Obstacles and Instabilitylocal and regional polls are to elect presidents of regions and cercles (admini
AllAfrica.com / Posted 30 days ago
local and regional polls are to elect presidents of regions and cercles (administrative subdivisions) and the Bamako District mayor. The elections must be coupled with communal polls in the 59 localities where, for security reasons,... Read more
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FOX Carolina
Talk about vintage: Pottery shards show 8,000-old wineLogan Melgar, a Green Beret, was killed in June in Mali. He was part of a small
FOX Carolina / Posted a month ago
Logan Melgar, a Green Beret, was killed in June in Mali. He was part of a small group of U.S. military personnel working Bamako, Mali in support of the U.S. Embassy. Two Navy SEALs being investigated over the death of an Army Green Beret in Mali... Read more
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FOX Carolina
More than 20 Republicans have called for Roy Moore to step asideLogan Melgar, a Green Beret, was killed in June in Mali. He was part of a small
FOX Carolina / Posted a month ago
Logan Melgar, a Green Beret, was killed in June in Mali. He was part of a small group of U.S. military personnel working Bamako, Mali in support of the U.S. Embassy. Two Navy SEALs being investigated over the death of an Army Green Beret in Mali... Read more
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Eyewitness News 3 Hartford
Man shot near Hamden walking trail, police search for 3 suspectsLogan Melgar, a Green Beret, was killed in June in Mali. He was part of a small
Eyewitness News 3 Hartford / Posted a month ago
Logan Melgar, a Green Beret, was killed in June in Mali. He was part of a small group of U.S. military personnel working Bamako, Mali in support of the U.S. Embassy. Two Navy SEALs being investigated over the death of an Army Green Beret in Mali... Read more
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