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  • Whistleblower cleared in CAfrican Republic sex abuse case 
    Updated: Jan-18-16 7:49 pm

    UNITED NATIONS - The United Nations' internal justice system has cleared a whistleblower who leaked information to French authorities in 2014 about a U.N. investigation into accusations that French soldiers in Central African Republic had sexually abused some children they were sent to protect.

  • Avalanche kills 5 French Foreign Legion soldiers 
    Updated: Jan-18-16 4:56 pm

    PARIS - An avalanche in the French Alps swept away a military unit training in the backcountry, killing five soldiers from the French Foreign Legion and injuring several others Monday, officials said.

  • The Latest: Italian bishop says Burkina Faso is worried story has photos
    Updated: Jan-16-16 1:50 pm

    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso - The latest developments in the assault of a hotel by al-Qaida-linked gunmen in Burkina Faso's capital. All times are local:

  • French troops to increase for the 1st time in 10 years 
    Updated: Jan-14-16 2:13 pm

    PARIS - President Francois Hollande says France will increase its total number of troops this year for the first time in 10 years, prompted by the extra security measures taken following the deadly Paris attacks.