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France Levels Al-Qaida Convoy in Niger

France says its forces have destroyed a terrorist convoy linked to an al-Qaida group that was traveling through northern Niger. A statement Friday from President Francois Hollande's office says the convoy belonged to al-Qaida in the Islamic Maghreb and was carrying weapons from Libya to Mali, where French forces have been battling Islamist militant groups. France says the army, in cooperation with authorities in Niger, intercepted the convoy late Thursday and destroyed it, while...

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