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DAKAR, Senegal | Mali’s al-Qaida affiliate claims attack on French soldiers

DAKAR, Senegal  — SITE Intelligence Group says the Mali branch of al-Qaida has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing on French forces which officials said killed four civilians in the northern city of Gao. The U.S.-based monitoring group said Monday the al-Qaida-linked militants, known by the acronym JNIM, said the suicide attack, along with another … Continue reading DAKAR, Senegal | Mali’s al-Qaida affiliate claims attack on French soldiers

PARIS | Glass walls, not metal fencing, to surround Eiffel Tower

PARIS (AP) — Goodbye metal fencing, hello glass walls: Paris authorities are building a permanent security belt around the Eiffel Tower, replacing the current fencing around it with more visually appealing glass walls. The company operating France’s most-visited monument says see-through panels are being set up at the north and south ends of the site. … Continue reading PARIS | Glass walls, not metal fencing, to surround Eiffel Tower