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France honours 13 soldiers killed in Mali helicopter disaster

France honours 13 soldiers killed in Mali helicopter disaster

Hundreds of people gathered in Paris on Monday to honour 13 soldiers killed while battling jihadist insurgents in Mali, ahead of a national ceremony to mourn a disaster that has prompted soul-searching over the costs of the six-year campaign in West Africa. Sporadic applause punctuated sombre silence as a motorcade bearing the coffins crossed the […]