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Niger allows Mali, Burkina Faso Troops to Enter Its Territory in Case of Attack


Niger has authorized Mali and Burkina Faso’s armed forces to intervene on its territory in case of an attack, the countries said in a joint statement on Thursday, a possible sign the junta in Niger plans to keep resisting regional pressure to stand down.

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Modi and Xi Agree on Efforts to De-escalate Border Tensions

By Ashok Sharma | Associated Press

India’s prime minister and China’s leader agreed Thursday to intensify efforts to de-escalate tensions at the disputed border between them and bring home thousands of their troops deployed there, according to an official from India’s foreign ministry.

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