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Gold casts of Nelson Mandela's hands -- purchased for $10 million in bitcoins -- are going on tour to remind the public of the first black South African president's contributions to humanity.Read More
Canada aims to deploy peacekeepers backed by helicopters to join UN Blue Helmets in Mali in August, the country's defense minister said on Sunday.Read More
Montreal (AFP) Canada aims to deploy peacekeepers backed by helicopters to join UN Blue Helmets in Mali in August, the country’s defense minister said on Sunday. A date had not previously been set by Ottawa, which announced last week that it would send an infantry unit and military trainers along with helicopters to the west African country for 12 months to support an ongoing UN peacekeeping mission (MINUSMA). “We’re looking at right now this summer. We’re aiming for August,” Defense Minister Harjit Sajjan told CTV, acknowledging that Mali “has becomeRead More
A private jet used by a business family at the heart of corruption allegations against former South African president Jacob Zuma was grounded Monday by a court order, according to court documents.Read More
Canada will deploy an infantry unit and military trainers along with attack and transport helicopters to Mali for 12 months in support of an ongoing UN peacekeeping mission, the government announced Monday.Read More
A private jet used by a business family at the heart of corruption allegations against former South African president Jacob Zuma was grounded Monday by a court order, local media reported.Read More
Ottawa (AFP) Canada will deploy an infantry unit and military trainers along with attack and transport helicopters to Mali for 12 months in support of an ongoing UN peacekeeping mission, the government announced Monday. “The task force will include two Chinook helicopters to provide much-needed transport and logistics capability, as well as four armed Griffin helicopters for armed escort and protection,” Defense Minister Harjit Sajjan told a news conference. A date for Canada’s first military deployment in Africa since its troubled missions to Rwanda and Somalia in the 1990s andRead More
Canadian peacekeepers backed by helicopters will join UN Blue Helmets in the troubled west African nation of Mali before autumn, a government source said on Friday.Read More
Canada will send peacekeepers backed by helicopters to the troubled west African nation of Mali before autumn, a government source said on Friday.Read More
Canada has told the United Nations it is willing to join the peacekeeping mission in Mali, and will send peacekeepers backed by helicopters, a government source said on Friday.Read More