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Mali extends state of emergency by eight months Lawmakers in Mali agreed Saturday to extend a 10-day state of emergency in the violence-wracked country by another eight months, officials told AFP. In an extraordinary session of the National Assembly in Bamako, the 99 MPs present unanimously voted to ma
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Fighting between rival Tuareg groups kills 6 in NE Mali Fighting has broken out in northeastern Mali between a coalition of Tuareg rebels and a Tuareg group allied with the government of this West African country. | 9 hours, 6 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Lincoln, Nebraska
At Security Council, Ban cites shared responsibility to 'nurture seeds of peace and prosperity' in Africa Citing persisting instability in number of African countries — from South Sudan to Mali and Libya, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today stressed that building peace and restoring institutions in post-conflict settings are long-term process
UN News Centre | Jul 28, 2016 8:29 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mali arrests jihadist head of group that killed 17 A Mali intelligence official says authorities have arrested a jihadist leader whose group claimed responsibility for an attack on an army base in central Mali that killed at least 17 soldiers. | Jul 27, 2016 11:48 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Lincoln, Nebraska
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Mali arrests leader of Islamist group linked to deadly attack on troops Malian forces arrested a regional leader of Islamist group Ansar Dine in central Mali on Tuesday, after it claimed an attack in the region that killed 17 soldiers, the army spokesman said. Army spokesman Modibo Naman Traore said the state security service
Yahoo! News | Jul 27, 2016 07:38 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Mali arrests senior jihadist blamed for military base attack Malian special forces arrested a senior figure from the Ansar Dine jihadist group close to a central military base where he is accused of planning an attack that killed 17 soldiers. "Today, at around 4:00 pm (1600 GMT) our special forces captured Mah
Yahoo! News | Jul 27, 2016 03:05 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Mutual Mistrust Reignites Fight in Kidal, Mali All afternoon and into the evening, Kidal residents hunkered down in their homes, waiting for the clashes raging at their doorsteps to subside. They were fighting inside town, next to my house. I could hear the cartridges bouncing off the street. The figh
Voice of America | Jul 22, 2016 10:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mali: Up to 20 dead as fighting threatens peace deal Pro-government militia and Tuareg rebels clash in northern town of Kidal, raising fears for a fraying peace agreement.
Al Jazeera | Jul 22, 2016 9:27 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Fighting erupts over northern Mali town of Kidal By Souleymane Ag Anara BAMAKO (Reuters) - Fighting broke out in the town of Kidal in Mali's desert north on Thursday between pro-government militia and a Tuareg-dominated rebel coalition, town residents and the United Nations said. Mali's U.N. peacekeepin
Yahoo! News | Jul 22, 2016 07:08 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mali: UN mission condemns renewed clashes between armed groups in country's north The United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) has condemned the clashes that took place yesterday in Kidal between forces of The Platform Movement and those of the Coordination of movements of Azawad (CMA), both of
UN News Centre | Jul 22, 2016 05:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend