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News Topic - Mali

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Mali's Government, Tuaregs Engage in More Peace Talks Tuareg rebels and Malian government officials meet today in Algiers to try to agree on the terms for a lasting peace in northern Mali. Talks will focus on security and politics, including the question of how to govern the huge territory. This week armed g
Voice of America | 10 hours, 19 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Algerian diplomats freed after two years' captivity in Mali Two Algerian diplomats kidnapped in Mali in April 2012 by the Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa (MUJAO) were freed on Saturday, the Algerian foreign ministry announced. A third diplomat, consul Boualem Sayes, had died in captivity "from a
Yahoo! News | Aug 30, 2014 7:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Algeria says 2 abducted diplomats have been freed ALGIERS, Algeria -- Algeria's state news agency says two Algerian diplomats taken hostage in northern Mali more than two years ago have been released. The APS agency quotes an Algerian foreign affairs ministry statement Saturday, which confirms that diplo
The Tampa Tribune | Aug 30, 2014 2:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Tampa, Florida
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Suspected Islamists attack UN camp in northern Mali Suspected armed Islamist extremists on Friday fired rockets at a camp of the UN mission in Mali in the north of the country, a Malian security source said. The attackers fired four rockets at the MINUSMA base close to the border with Algeria at about 4:00
Yahoo! News | Aug 29, 2014 2:18 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Malis Rebel Groups Agree to End Hostilities Rebel groups from northern Mali have agreed to end hostilities and present a united front ahead of negotiations with the Malian government that begin in Algiers next week. With peace talks between the rebels and the Bamako government around the corner, re
Voice of America | Aug 29, 2014 1:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mali rebel factions agree to end hostilities ahead of September talks Representatives of two platforms of rebel groups from northern Mali agreed on Thursday in the Burkinabe capital Ouagadougou to end hostilities and present a united front for talks with the Malian government in Algeria in early September. In recent months,
Yahoo! News | Aug 29, 2014 06:56 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mali rebel factions agree to end hostilities ahead of Sept talks OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - Representatives of two platforms of rebel groups from northern Mali agreed on Thursday in the Burkinabe capital Ouagadougou to end hostilities and present a united front for talks with the Malian government in Algeria in early Sept
Reuters | Aug 29, 2014 12:27 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Northern Mali Residents Facing Food Crisis At a food distribution station in Bamako, Salimatou Maiga offers advice to the other women in line, advising them to add sugar and milk to the powdered porridge mix to improve the taste for their hungry children. The West African nation's ongoing conflict
Voice of America | Aug 28, 2014 6:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Ebola vaccine trials being fast-tracked: researchers Safety trials on an Ebola vaccine are being fast-tracked, meaning it could be given to healthy volunteers as early as September, researchers said Thursday. The vaccine will be given to volunteers in Britain, the Gambia and Mali in a bid to tackle the spre
Yahoo! News | Aug 28, 2014 11:42 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Parents of underage migrants to be prosecuted in Mali Ed AdamczykBAMAKO, Mali, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- The government of Mali said it will begin prosecuting parents who send their underage children to Europe as migrants, in an attempt to deter the practice.
United Press International | Aug 27, 2014 7:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend