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16 October 2018 6:46 AM Luke Jones to make Rebels return

Cape Town - Versatile forward Luke Jones will return to the Melbourne Rebels in 2019 for two seasons, following a two-year spell in France with Bordeaux. The 27-year-old made a name for himself as a versatile lock and blindside flanker during a six-season stint at the Rebels that began in 2011. His departure for France was considered a huge loss for Australian 25

06 October 2018 5:16 AM French air strike in Burkina Faso kills rebels: army

French warplanes killed around 10 rebels in northern Burkina Faso following a deadly raid on a gendarmerie, the Burkinabe military command announced on Friday. The French intervention came after heavily armed rebels killed a paramilitary gendarme in an attack at Inata, in the northern Soum province, overnight on Wednesday to Thursday, the army said in a statement 22

04 October 2018 7:12 PM Six soldiers killed in Burkina Faso blast: security sources

Six soldiers were killed on Thursday and several others seriously injured when their vehicle hit an improvised explosive device (IED) in eastern Burkina Faso in the latest attack in the jihadist-hit country, security sources said. "On Thursday morning, a military vehicle hit a homemade explosive device between Gayeri and Foutouri. Six soldiers were killed 43

01 October 2018 12:15 PM Suicide bomb targets Italian army trainers in Somali capital

A Somali police officer says a suicide car bomber has targeted a European Union military convoy carrying Italian military trainers in the Somali capital Monday. Captain Mohamed Hussein said the car bomber detonated his explosives-laden vehicle next to a military convoy near Somalia's defense ministry compound, injuring several soldiers. One civilian 24

29 September 2018 5:30 PM Four dead in DRC rebel raids

Two soldiers and two women died overnight in attacks in Democratic Republic of Congo's war-torn North Kivu province, the army and a local official said on Saturday. Rwandan Hutu rebels attacked an army position at Mutabo killing the Congolese soldiers, local military spokesperson Major Guillaume Djike told AFP. And the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) 25

13 September 2018 4:32 AM Wallaby wing Koroibete pens new deal

Sydney - Wing Marika Koroibete became the latest Wallaby to commit his future to Australian rugby on Thursday in a new deal that will take him through to at least the Rugby World Cup next year in Japan. The 26-year-old former rugby league star has become a mainstay of the Australian team with his aggressive style in attack and defence, notching five tries 23

11 September 2018 7:32 AM 30 000 flee in Syria as UN fears century's 'worst' crisis

Violence in northwest Syria has displaced more than 30 000 people this month alone, the UN said on Monday, warning that a looming assault could create the century's "worst humanitarian catastrophe". Idlib province and adjacent rural areas form the largest piece of territory still held by Syria's beleaguered rebels, worn down by a succession of government 35

04 September 2018 5:31 PM Mali's re-elected Keita sworn in as peacekeeeper wounded

Re-elected Malian President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita vowed on Tuesday to restore peace to the troubled north of the Saharan country hours after a UN peacekeeper was injured there in a jihadist rocket attack. "I will be implacable against all those who affront our values of freedom and tolerance," Keita, 73, said as he took the oath of office at a ceremony 48

20 August 2018 12:51 PM Mali's top court declares Keita president after contested vote

Mali's Constitutional Court on Monday declared Ibrahim Boubacar Keita president after the 73-year-old incumbent won elections that his opponent, former minister Soumaila Cisse, 68, said were marred by fraud. Keita was victor in a runoff on August 12 that credited him with 67.16% of the vote. His re-election came despite fierce criticism of failures to tackle 50

19 August 2018 6:46 AM Wallabies star Folau ruled out of second Bledisloe Test

Sydney - Wallabies star Israel Folau was Sunday ruled out of the second Bledisloe Cup Test with an ankle injury, in a further blow to Australia after their big loss to New Zealand. Fullback Folau limped off in the 65th minute in the first Test in Sydney on Saturday, as the All Blacks thumped the Wallabies 38-13 in a clash that doubled as the Rugby Championship 31