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Britain trained 22,000 Nigerian troops in 2016 – Lord Ahmad

The British Government said its army trained no fewer than 22,000 Nigerian army personnel in 2016.

Burkina Faso soldiers to get counter-terrorism training from Germany

Burkina Faso has agreed to a counter-terrorism training offer from Germany after the capital Ouagadougou was attacked late Sunday night resulting in the death of 18 people.

African-led force on terrorism in Sahel faces challenges – UN

The UN Security Council has been told that the African-led joint task force Group of Five (G5) on terrorism in the Sahel is now operational but facing challenges.

African-led force on terrorism faces challenges – UN

The UN Security Council has been told that the African-led joint task force Group of Five (G5) on terrorism in the Sahel is now operational but facing challenges.

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Uruguay’s Jose Gimenez ruled out of World Cup group decider

Uruguay defender Jose Maria Gimenez is out of his country’s World Cup game against hosts Russia, which will determine who will top Group A, because of a thigh injury, officials said Saturday.

World Cup: Fan reportedly commits suicide after Argentina loss

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