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Mali restaurant reopens after attack by militants in capital

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A restaurant in Mali’s capital has reopened after it was attacked earlier this month by Islamic extremists. Five people including a French citizen and a Belgian national were killed in the attack at La Terrasse on March 7, the first of its kind in Bamako. Wahid Assy, the restaurant’s owner, said Malian authorities had urged him ...

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US intel: IS militants drawing steady stream of recruits

FILE – In this Jan. 30, 2015 file photo, a Syrian Kurdish sniper looks at the rubble in the Syrian city of Ain al-Arab, also known as Kobani. Foreign fighters are streaming in unprecedented numbers to Syria and Iraq to battle for the Islamic State or other U.S. foes, including at least 3,400 from Western nations and 150 Americans, U.S. ...

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