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Ivory Coast Reinforces Border Security After Mali Attacks

Ivory Coast has reinforced security along its northern frontier after recent attacks just across the border in Mali blamed on Islamist insurgents, a government spokesman said on Wednesday. Armed men attacked and briefly took control of Fakola, a town in Mali's southern region of Sikasso, close to the border with Ivory Coast, on Sunday. The raid followed a similar attack weeks earlier during which dozens of suspected Islamist militants hit a police station in the nearby town of...

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