FRENCH COMMANDOS DIE FREEING FRENCH AND UNEXPECTED U.S., KOREAN HOSTAGES IN BURKINA FASO

FRENCH COMMANDOS RESCUED FOUR FOREIGN HOSTAGES, INCLUDING TWO FRENCH CITIZENS, FROM A MILITANT GROUP IN BURKINA FASO, FRANCE'S MILITARY SAID FRIDAY, ADDING

FRENCH COMMANDOS DIE FREEING FRENCH AND UNEXPECTED U.S., KOREAN HOSTAGES IN BURKINA FASO

We reaffirm our solidarity with the people of Burkina Faso and Benin in the face of these threats," she said.

PARIS - French commandos rescued four foreign hostages, including two French citizens, from a militant group in Burkina Faso, France’s military said Friday, adding that two of the elite soldiers were killed in the...

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