After a nine year long occupation, French troops have completed their withdrawal from Mali. We look at the record of the French in Mali and what lies ahead for the country.
Mali recently announced that it would no longer be part of the G5 Sahel. From the beginning, it was clear that the formation of the G5 Sahel was encouraged by France, and that the real focus was to be security.
Mass-demonstrations calling for removal of French troops from Mali have been growing since 2020. In this backdrop, Mali’s transitional government has adopted an increasingly defiant posture vis-a-vis France.
Trade unions in the Antille islands have been calling for independence in creating their public health strategies and measures
The arms deal included the sale of 50 F-35 fighter jets, 18 armed reaper drones, air-to-air and air-to-ground munitions and other advanced weaponry by the US to the UAE
Today we look at the Colombian peace process in the context of growing insecurity, casualties after a refugee boat capsized in the English Channel, and more
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