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News Topic - Mali

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Ban urges implementation of peace agreement to resolve instability in Mali The promotion of peace and stability in Mali is crucial to its people, for the region and for the world, United Nations Secretary-General Bank Ki-moon said today, urging the parties involved in the country's reconstruction to implement the foundations t
UN News Centre | Sep 23, 2016 5:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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UN Mali mission uncovers arms cache near restive city The United Nations' Mali mission announced Friday the discovery of a large arms cache in the flashpoint city of Kidal, where rival groups have clashed in recent weeks over the country's shaky peace deal. The most recent fighting -- between pro-g
Yahoo! News | Sep 23, 2016 4:09 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Mali leader warns U.N.: Qaeda, Islamic State gaining ground in country By John Irish UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Mali President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita warned the United Nations on Friday that the failure to fully implement a nationwide peace accord was helping al-Qaeda and Islamic State-affiliated groups spread their influenc
Yahoo! News | Sep 23, 2016 2:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Pop music lured me from west Africa all the way to the United States | Manthia Diawara Im a Muslim immigrant from Mali. But, Mr Trump, that doesnt stop me from loving America and all that goes with it: football, basketball and James Brown I was born in Mali, where more than 95% of the population professes Islam as their religion. When I thi
The Guardian | Sep 20, 2016 11:30 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Mali unveils restored mosque nearly destroyed by jihadists The doors of a revered 15th-century mosque hacked apart by jihadists in Mali's ancient city of Timbuktu four years ago were unveiled on Monday restored to their former glory. The "secret door" of the Sidi Yahia mosque in the fabled caravan
Yahoo! News | Sep 19, 2016 8:47 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Around 10 killed in northern Mali in fighting between militias Around 10 people have been killed in northern Mali in fighting between a pro-government militia and a rebel coalition dominated by ethnic Tuaregs, the deputy secretary general for the pro-government Gatia militia said on Sunday. The clash between Gatia an
Yahoo! News | Sep 19, 2016 07:48 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Sept. 16: Judged, and judging. Plus other letters to the editor Todays topics include Trumps and Clintons health, peacekeeping in Mali ... and more
The Globe and Mail | Sep 16, 2016 10:00 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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How David Cameron's intervention in Libya is fuelling war and terror around the world Collapse of country after Gadaffi's removal triggered war in Mali and strengthened militant groups
The Independent | Sep 15, 2016 3:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
A Canadian peacekeeping mission in Mali could be most dangerous choice It isnt set in stone, but the country is looking to be the most likely and most dangerous destination for a Canadian peace operation
The Globe and Mail | Sep 15, 2016 12:04 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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What is the red bird of Mali? One of Africa's top contemporary artists, Abdoulaye Konate, tells the BBC about the inspiration for his work.
BBC News | Sep 14, 2016 4:12 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend