AUKUS alliance: 'A monumental slap' for France

IN THE PRESS – Thursday, September 16, 2021: Website Wakat Sera, based in Burkina Faso, celebrates the killing of the leader of the Islamic State group in the Greater Sahara, but wonders why France waited to announce it. We also look at reactions to the defence alliance between the US, the UK and Australia, which saw France lose a major submarine deal. Plus: France nears a vaccination goal, US gymnasts testify in Congress and Time Magazine unveils its list of the 100 most influential people.

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