Germany agrees to send more troops to Mali
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By AFP 3 mins ago in World
The German government decided Wednesday to raise the number of troops deployed to Mali as part of a UN mission that is known as the world's most dangerous.
The UN's Mali mission, also known as MINUSMA, regularly comes under attack from jihadists. Last year alone, more than 30 troops were killed, more than in any other UN peacekeeping mission.
MINUSMA is tasked with monitoring a peace deal between the government and northern rebels in the west African country.
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