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News Topic - Mali

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UNESCO chief sees threat from cultural destruction By James Mackenzie KABUL (Reuters) - The world community has yet to find an adequate response to cultural destruction as shown by the deliberate wrecking of ancient sites in Syria and Mali by Islamist radicals, the head of the UN's cultural organizat
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Mali family blame UN peacekeepers for death in custody The family of a Malian civilian who died after being arrested by peacekeepers following a deadly jihadist attack claimed his death was due to abuse in custody as the UN Friday promised to "shed light" on the incident. Five Chadian peacekeepers w
Yahoo! News | May 28, 2016 03:19 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Blast kills five soldiers and wounds four in Mali: army Five soldiers were killed Friday and four others wounded in northern Mali when their vehicles were hit by an explosion, authorities said. "Two vehicles from the Malian armed forces were blown up by an improvised explosive device causing the death of
Yahoo! News | May 27, 2016 10:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Songhoy Blues On World Cafe With Music In Exile, the forward-thinking desert-blues band raises awareness of war in its home country, Mali. Hear an interview and performance. | May 25, 2016 8:20 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Malis Sufi Leaders Preach Against Radicalization Sufi Islam leaders in Mali have created a new collective to counter what they say is an influx of foreign-sponsored radical preachers and institutions courting Mali's young Muslims. Cherif Ousmane Madani Haidara, who leads prayers at the main mosque in Se
Voice of America | May 25, 2016 7:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Malian jihadi to plead guilty in ICC cultural destruction trial Ahmad al-Faqi al-Mahdi will ask people of Mali for forgiveness when he admits to war crimes charges in The HagueA Malian jihadi will seek forgiveness from his people for attacking the world heritage site of Timbuktu when he pleads guilty at an unprecedent
The Guardian | May 24, 2016 12:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
5 Chadian peacekeepers killed in latest Mali violence The U.N. says 5 Chadian peacekeepers have been killed and 3 wounded after they came under attack in northern Mali | May 20, 2016 07:57 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Erie, Pennsylvania
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Islamist group Ansar Dine claims ambush on UN peacekeepers in Mali Islamist group Ansar Dine on Thursday claimed responsibility for an ambush in northeastern Mali that killed five Chadian UN peacekeepers. "Our mujahedeens attacked... soldiers working in the international alliance against us," a senior member of
Yahoo! News | May 19, 2016 11:03 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Gay Muslims are essential in the global fight against Aids | Samra Habib An organization of Muslim countries has forbidden LGBT groups from the UN Aids conference. But our voices must be heardThree days ago, I sat in a cafe in Brussels to interview a transgender Muslim woman named Raeesa. Shes from Mali. I was invited by a cou
The Guardian | May 19, 2016 2:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Five U.N. Chadian peacekeepers killed by bomb, gunfire in northern Mali DAKAR (Reuters) - Five United Nations peacekeepers from Chad were killed and three were wounded in northern Mali on Wednesday when their vehicle hit an improvised explosive device and unknown gunmen opened fire, the United Nations said in a statement late
Reuters | May 19, 2016 08:47 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend