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18 dead in Burkina Faso restaurant attack

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The attack that began Sunday night in a Turkish restaurant popular with foreigners also left a dozen people injured, while two assailants were later killed

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (Aug. 14, 2017) — At least 18 people have been gunned down in a Turkish restaurant in Burkina Faso’s capital Ouagadougou, the government said Monday, August 14, the latest west African attack to target a spot popular with foreigners. Continue reading 18 dead in Burkina Faso restaurant attack

France pledges $34 million for foreign climate experts

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CLIMATE CHANGE. French president Emmanuel Macron launches a website inviting academics and scientists to come to France to pursue efforts to fight climate change. Screenshot from www.makeourplanetgreatagain.fr

French officials ‘have decided to set up a priority research program for the fight against climate change,’ says the environment ministry

PARIS, France (Jun. 18, 2017) — France on Saturday, June 17, made good on its promise to invite foreign climate change experts to the country, pledging 30 million euros to fund the work of up to 50 researchers. Continue reading France pledges $34 million for foreign climate experts