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War-torn Mali plans to build university in Timbuktu Snowflake-shaped campus in Sahara to draw on citys Islamic heritage, as Bono backs plans to revive Tuareg music festival Continue reading...
The Guardian | 2 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
French forces detain suspects in Mali U.N. attack DAKAR (Reuters) - French forces have detained three men and seized a large cache of arms which they believe were linked to a recent rocket attack on a U.N. base in northern Mali in which a Senegalese peacekeeper was killed, the French military said on Sun
Yahoo! News | Oct 20, 2014 06:34 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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UN urges Mali peace accord at Algiers talks By Lamine Chikhi ALGIERS (Reuters) - The United Nations peacekeeping chief on Saturday urged the Malian government to show a strong signal of its commitment to peace as negotiations with rebels restarted. U.N. Undersecretary General Herve Ladsous was visi
Yahoo! News | Oct 19, 2014 07:52 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
U.N. urges Mali peace accord at Algiers talks ALGIERS (Reuters) - The United Nations peacekeeping chief on Saturday urged the Malian government to show a strong signal of its commitment to peace as negotiations with rebels restarted.
Reuters | Oct 18, 2014 8:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
With Mali peace talks set to resume, Security Council urges 'spirit of compromise' among parties Welcoming the scheduled resumption on 19 October of the inter-Malian negotiation process in Algiers, the United Nations Security Council today called on all parties in Mali “to engage in good faith and in the spirit of compromise” in the talks towards
UN News Centre | Oct 17, 2014 11:42 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
At Least 6 Killed in Northern Mali Clashes between armed groups and pro-government militias killed at least six people in northern Mali, Tuareg rebels said on Friday, stoking tensions ahead of a new round of peace talks later this month. Mali's northern desert region, home to the nomadic T
Voice of America | Oct 17, 2014 1:23 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Bert Koenders appointed new Dutch foreign minister THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) Bert Koenders, a former United Nations envoy to Mali, has been appointed the Netherlands' new foreign minister, replacing Frans Timmermans, who is joining the European Commission.
Yahoo! News | Oct 17, 2014 11:29 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
At least six killed in northern Mali ahead of peace talks BAMAKO (Reuters) - Clashes between armed groups and pro-government militias killed at least six people in northern Mali, Tuareg rebels said on Friday, stoking tensions ahead of a new round of peace talks later this month.
Reuters | Oct 17, 2014 11:27 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Promising Ebola Vaccine to Enter Next Stage of Tests in Early 2015 Researchers are working to get experimental vaccines through the regulatory process and into the hands of people at the center of the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. But the next phase of an important trial in Mali will not begin until next year. According
Voice of America | Oct 16, 2014 10:32 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
UN envoy calls for funding backed by government action, peace successes in troubled Sahel The African Sahel region needs more resources, more joint action and faster ways to deal with the structural challenges, like climate change, and successes on peace processes in Darfur, northern Mali and Libya, a senior United Nations humanitarian today s
UN News Centre | Oct 16, 2014 8:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend