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France Sells Submarines to Australia in One of the Biggest Defense Contracts in the World
The 12 advanced vessels, touted as the best of their kind in the world, cost $40 billion and are meant to keep up with regional powers like China.
French Jihadists in Syria Might Have Been Killed by French Government Airstrikes
France, which insists that it is not targeting individual jihadists but rather the Islamic State, seems eager to avoid the controversy surrounding extrajudicial executions, the legality and morality of which has been hotly disputed.
France Suspends Two Soldiers Serving in Burkina Faso Over Allegations of Child Sex Abuse
According to a local police source, the authorities were alerted by the father of a five-year-old girl who was reportedly molested by one of the soldiers.