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News Topic - Mali

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When Islamists Impose Their Will In 'Timbuktu,' One Family Resists The movie, one of five Academy Award nominees for best foreign language film this year, is about radical Islamists occupying the city in Mali. Remarkably, it's often on the verge of being a comedy.
NPR.org | Jan 30, 2015 7:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
For green, comfortable homes, Africans turn to mud In Mali, domed mud-brick homes are cheaper, protect fast-vanishing local forests, and make homes cooler in worsening summer heat.
The Christian Science Monitor | Jan 30, 2015 5:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
VIDEO: Mali welcomes 'hero' Lassana Bathily The shop assistant who saved many customers' lives during the siege of the Jewish supermarket in Paris earlier this month has been given a hero's welcome in his native country Mali.
BBC News | Jan 30, 2015 04:44 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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UN chief launches inquiry of Mali protest deaths United Nations (United States) (AFP) - UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon will open an inquiry into the fatal shootings allegedly by UN troops of three protesters during demonstrations in northern Mali, his spokesman said Thursday.
Yahoo! News | Jan 30, 2015 12:05 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'Timbuktu': Stories From A City Held, Then Freed Director Abderrahmane Sissako sets several vignettes in the Mali city seized by Islamic militants in 2012, but held for less than a year.
NPR.org | Jan 29, 2015 10:04 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Guinea elated, Mali devastated after African Nations Cup lots draw Confusion reigned at the final whistle of the match between Guinea and Mali after a 1-1 draw ensured lots will be drawn to decide which team progresses to the quarter-finals. MALABO, Guinea" href="/topics/e/Equatorial_Guinea/index.html" class="tpc">Equatorial Guinea -- It was a historic day in the world of African footb
ESPN | Jan 29, 2015 9:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mali: Ban deplores violent protests against Mission compound, launches inquiry Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has condemned the deadly protests against a United Nations Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) compound in the northern city of Gao, which left several people dead and a number of others injured.
UN News Centre | Jan 29, 2015 7:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
United Nations to launch inquiry into deaths of Mali protesters UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said on Thursday he would launch an inquiry into the deaths of three protesters in northern Mali, who witnesses said were killed when peacekeepers opened fired to disperse the demonstration.
Reuters | Jan 29, 2015 6:24 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Guinea progress in African Cup of Nations after drawing of lots vs. Mali Guinea got the luck of the draw and became the final quarterfinalists at the African Nations Cup in Guinea" href="/topics/e/Equatorial_Guinea/index.html" class="tpc">Equatorial Guinea on Thursday at the expense of Mali after
ESPN | Jan 29, 2015 5:37 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Guinea in Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final as Mali lose out after drawing of lots JONNY SINGER IN MALABO: Guinea reached the Africa Cup of Nations in bizarre fashion, after their name was pulled out of a hat ahead of Mali.
Mail Online | Jan 29, 2015 4:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend