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EU pledges 50 million euros to African counterterror force

BRUSSELS /February 23, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) —  The European Union pledged an additional 50 million euros ($61 million) to a joint counterterror force in West Africa’s vast Sahel region, as leaders gathered Friday in a show of support for the impoverished nations. The 5,000-strong Sahel force for Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania and Niger needs around … Continue reading EU pledges 50 million euros to African counterterror force