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Human Rights Council needs to denounce Pakistan’s continued support to UN proscribed terror groups: India

United Nations/Geneva, Mar 22 (PTI) Strongly hitting out at Pakistan, India said the UN Human Rights Council needs to “denounce” the continued support that Islamabad has been providing to UN-proscribed…

Conditions no longer in place to continue Mali fight, France says

By John Irish PARIS (Reuters) - The conditions are no longer in place to continue the fight against Islamist militants in Mali and President Emmanuel Macron has asked to re-organise…

Mali expels Paris envoy over ‘hostile and outrageous’ French comments

BAMAKO (Reuters) -Mali on Monday gave the French ambassador 72 hours to leave the country after "hostile and outrageous" comments by former colonial power France about its transitional government, it…

France won’t stay in Mali if price is too high -defence minister

PARIS (Reuters) - European states combating Islamist militants in Mali will try to find a way to keep their mission going, but there are limits to the price that France…

Europeans set two-week deadline to review untenable Mali situation

By John Irish and Stine Jacobsen PARIS/COPENHAGEN (Reuters) -European allies agreed on Friday to draw up plans within two weeks for how to continue their fight against Islamist militants in…

France targets groups, websites with expanded powers under anti-terror law

By Layli Foroudi PARIS (Reuters) - The French government said this week it was closing down an activist-run media outlet and a Muslim website deemed at odds with "national values",…

West Africa Coups Show Limits of Diplomacy

Earlier this month, West African countries slapped tough economic sanctions on Mali to punish coup leaders seeking to extend their hold on power, and to halt a run of military…

By PTI and Chanakya Forum

Burkina Faso Coup – A Blow to France

The military coup https://www.reuters.com/world/africa/burkina-faso-president-kabore-detained-military-camp-sources-tell-reuters-2022-01-24 in Burkina Faso deals another heavy blow to France's fading efforts to stabilise the Sahel region, where Islamist militants have grown in strength and people's attitudes…

By PTI and Chanakya Forum

Gunmen kill 50 in Nigeria’s Kebbi state, residents say

By Garba Muhammad KEBBI, Nigeria (Reuters) - Gunmen killed at least 50 people in a raid on an area of northwest Nigeria, residents said on Sunday. Abdullahi Karman Unashi, a…

China says it supports Russia deploying forces to Kazakhstan to quell unrest

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China supports Russian-led forces deployed to Kazakhstan to help quell unrest, China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi told Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov late on Monday. In a…

‘Ashamed’: Pakistan grapples with fallout from mob killing

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A shocking and deadly mob attack on a Sri Lankan factory manager accused of blasphemy in eastern Pakistan last week prompted days of soul searching as the…

Russia sends new tanks to base in Tajikistan, practices missile defence

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia said on Monday it was reinforcing its military base in Tajikistan with 30 new tanks and that its forces at the facility had carried out exercises…