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Macron manœuvres in secret to save Idriss Deby
French foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian is continuing to lobby in favour of the regime of Idriss Deby, a faithful partner of France whose position has been rendered fragile by a changing regional environment. Agents of France's DGSE external intelligence service have even warned off his nephew in Qatar, rebel leader Timan Erdimi. [...]
Balance of power in Khartoum swings to Cairo-Abu Dhabi-Riyadh axis
Building on the meeting organised on 17 May by the US assistant secretary of state for African affairs Tibor Nagy, on 21 June Berlin will host diplomats from the African Union, the United Nations, the European Union, the Intergovernmental Authority [. [...]