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At the end of 2022, Niger's army said it was highly satisfied with its military cooperation with France against the terrorist threat, unlike its neighbours in Mali and Burkina Faso. Of the countries located in the tri-border area – the most dangerous region of the Sahel – Niger is the only one that wants to keep the French military on its soil. This aid takes the form of Operation Almahaou.
Russia appears to have found a second wind in its assault on Bakhmut according to British intelligence. Meanwhile, Germany's foreign minister has called on China to urge Russia to stop the war. DW has the latest.
With German and other European troops leaving the Sahel region of Africa, German officials are looking for new ways to keep extremist groups there at bay.
Driven from their homes in the village of Ngarannam by Boko Haram insurgents eight years ago, survivors of the attack have begun rebuilding their lives after they were able to return home in the last six months. Now women are taking on a new role in the reconstructed village.
Chad and Germany are on course to thaw the relationship between the two nations following a recent diplomatic standoff. They have been embroiled in a tit-for-tat expulsion of envoys, but Chad was the first to pull the trigger. Analysts argue that the ensuing tiff will cost both countries.
Rached Ghannouchi, the leader of Ennahda party and a prominent critic of Tunisian president Kais Saied, has been arrested, becoming the latest in a series of opposition figures detained.
Rwanda's president Paul Kagame arrived in Guinea's capital Conakry on Monday, where he was greeted by military leader Colonel Mamady Doumbouya.
The current clashes are emblematic of Sudan's difficult national and international situation, as well as the helplessness of its civil society.
Two New York residents are facing charges of conspiring to act as agents of the Chinese government. US prosecutors also charged 34 Chinese security officials over an alleged campaign to monitor and harass dissidents.
BTS boy band member J-Hope has enlisted for mandatory military duty. South Korean men are required by law to perform 18-21 months of military service.
Billboard fall in Oniru bus stop causes gridlock Lagos.
A Paris court is examining a terrorism case that took more than 40 years to bring to trial. Four people were killed in the 1980 bombing of the French capital's Copernic Street synagogue. The case has been a tough challenge for 21st century investigators, with no DNA or mobile phone records for them to work with.
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Japan's prime minister hired his own son as his executive secretary late last year. Now he's forcing him to resign, after photos appeared of the of the 32-year-old partying in the official residence.
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President Tinubu is inheriting a fragile economy, huge debt, and a divided nation. But Nigerians now look and wait with renewed hope that his experience in managing Lagos as governor between 1999 and 2007 will help stir Nigeria out of the woods.
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Bayern Munich won an 11th consecutive Bundesliga title in dramatic style, but with their lowest points total since 2018-19. Jasmine Baba analyses the weaknesses that almost cost them and must be addressed.
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As Amsterdam's Stedelijk Museum attempts to diversify away from a white male-dominated modern art world, the film “White Balls on Walls” documents its successes and failures.
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US President Joe Biden has announced that an agreement has been brokered with Republican House Speaker Kevin McCarthy to raise the government's debt ceiling This pivotal piece of legislation, now poised for a vote in Congress, requires a simple majority for its enactment. If passed, it would circumvent an unprecedented debt default potentially looming as early as June 5. President Biden characterises the proposed legislation as a "compromise", outlining a two-year budget plan which, in essence, holds non-defence spending steady for 2024.