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French Soldier Killed in Mali Suicide Bombing

A French soldier was killed in a suicide bombing in northern Mali, where local and foreign troops have struggled to restore order after quelling an Islamist insurgency last year, officials said. The Foreign Legion soldier, the ninth to die since France intervened in its former colony in January 2013, was killed in the northern city of Gao on Monday, the Defense Ministry said. France's intervention in the African country halted the advance of al-Qaida-linked Islamists who had taken...

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