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In Paris, Trump Proclaimes United States' "Unbreakable" Bond with France -- Says 'Something Could Happen' With Regard to Paris Climate Accord

By REUTERS

JULY 13, 2017, 1:48 P.M. E.D.T.

PARIS — U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday appeared to hold the door open to a change of position on the 2015 Paris climate change agreement which he pulled the United States out of earlier this year. 1,879 more words

L'Alliance pour le Sahel

La Haute Représentante Federica Mogherini a rencontré le Président français Emmanuel Macron aujourd’hui, en marge du Sommet des Balkans à Trieste.

Tous deux ont abordé la situation au Sahel. 94 more words

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Boko Haram had a busy Ramadan in 2017, which reflected one of the group’s more successful recent thirty-day spans in terms of violence.

July 11, 2017

Boko Haram had a busy Ramadan in 2017, which reflected one of the group’s more successful recent thirty-day spans in terms of violence. 867 more words

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Yes, Macron's "civilizational" Africa statement is problematic but it's also very French

Of course what Emmanuel Macron said was racist.

At a press conference at the G20 summit in Hamburg, on July 8 he was asked about a “Marshall Plan for Africa.” The president gave a… 655 more words

Mali: Summary of Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimin (JNIM) 01 July 2017 Video

By Rida Lyammouri,

02 July 2017

Nusrat al-Islam wal Muslimin (JNIM) released new video of six remaining hostages. Hostages detained include a French, Australian, South African, Colombian, Swiss, and Romanian. 391 more words

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The plan for a Great Green Wall to beat back the Sahara needs a rethink

Africa’s Great Green Wall, or more formally The Great Green Wall for the Sahara and the Sahel Initiative, is the intriguing but misleading name of an enormously ambitious and worthwhile initiative to improve life and resilience in the drylands that surround the Sahara. 939 more words

Forward towards Sahel G5 joint force!

Luxembourg, 19.06.2017. Today, the Council adopted conclusions on Mali and the Sahel recalling its strong integrated approach towards achieving stabilisation of the region. This approach includes full range of relevant instruments in the field of diplomacy, long-term development cooperation, support to human rights, stabilisation efforts, resilience building, humanitarian assistance, migration management and security, including CSDP missions. 182 more words

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