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Boat overturns on Mali lake, killing at least 18 people Boat overturns on Malian lake amid heavy winds at least 18 bodies found | Sep 3, 2015 8:58 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Erie, Pennsylvania
Islamists have returned to Mali - and the people are fleeing Usman Keita had vivid memories of the day in February two years ago when Franois Hollande came to Timbuktu.
The Independent | Sep 3, 2015 5:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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7 Suspected in Mali Attacks Arrested in Ivory Coast Authorities say at least seven jihadis accused of attacking the Malian military in the country's south have been arrested in neighboring Ivory Coast. Modibo Naman Traore, a spokesman for the Malian special forces, said Thursday that the suspects had been
Voice of America | Sep 3, 2015 2:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Nineteen die as overloaded canoe capsizes in Mali: officials Nineteen people died when an overloaded canoe capsized in Mali, local authorities said Thursday, in the second major river accident in the poor west African nation in four months. The vessel overturned Wednesday on a stretch of the Niger river passing thr
Yahoo! News | Sep 3, 2015 11:47 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Mali river boat accident kills at least 18 BAMAKO (Reuters) - At least 18 people died when a pirogue carrying passengers on the River Niger in central Mali capsized on Wednesday, said a spokesman for the country's Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness. There were four mis
Yahoo! News | Sep 3, 2015 07:27 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mali, neighboring countries plan force to fight extremists Mali, neighboring countries plan new regional force to fight Islamic extremists | Sep 2, 2015 9:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Erie, Pennsylvania
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Two Mali soldiers killed in Timbuktu attack Two Malian soldiers were killed Tuesday in a pre-dawn attack against an army checkpoint outside Timbuktu in northern Mali, the defence ministry and a UN source told AFP. "We lost two men this Tuesday at about 3am (0300 GMT) at our checkpoint north of
Yahoo! News | Sep 1, 2015 4:35 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Extremists attack Malian army checkpoint, killing 2 soldiers A security official in Mali says that suspected Islamic extremists have attacked an army checkpoint in Timbuktu, killing at least two soldiers by slashing their throats.
WBOC-TV 16 | Sep 1, 2015 2:14 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Salisbury, Maryland
Maiga leaves West Ham for Al Nassr West Ham's Mali forward Modibo Maiga leaves the Premier League club to join Saudi Arabian champions Al Nassr.
BBC News | Aug 31, 2015 12:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Clan warfare trumps diplomacy in Mali's fragile north By Emma Farge GAO (Reuters) - The United Nations has deployed 10,000 peacekeepers and poured more than $1 billion into Mali but its efforts to end a three-year conflict are threatened by the reemergence of a centuries-old rivalry between Tuareg clans. The
Yahoo! News | Aug 31, 2015 08:09 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend