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Fifty Mali migrants among hundreds drowned in Mediterranean The deaths triggered worldwide outrage and prompted the European Union to agree to triple the size of its naval search mission in the Mediterranean at a hastily convened summit. Around 50 Malians drowned but that number could increase," said Kany Kei
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The global education challenge: making the grade in Mali In 2000, world leaders promised all the worlds children would have a primary school education. We visited a school in Bamako to get a snapshot of progress Continue reading...
The Guardian | Apr 23, 2015 12:59 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Mali rebels confirm refusal to sign peace deal Mali's Tuareg-led rebellion reaffirmed in a statement Wednesday its refusal to sign a peace deal agreed by other armed groups and the government and due to be rubber stamped on May 15. The UN Security Council has urged the main Tuareg rebel alliance,
Yahoo! News | Apr 22, 2015 8:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Families mourn Mali desert crash victims as military stand by Relatives of 116 people killed in an Air Algerie crash in July visited the scene of the disaster in remote hazardous northern Mali on Tuesday under tight military guard. The McDonnell Douglas 83 jet took off on July 24 from Ouagadougou in Burkina Faso bou
Yahoo! News | Apr 21, 2015 10:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Report: Special Forces soldiers killed with prostitutes in Mali were on bar crawl Three U.S. Special Forces soldiers who were killed in a mysterious auto accident in the West African nation of Mali in 2012 had been drinking heavily with prostitutes during an all-night bar crawl, according to an investigative report that sheds new light
Washington Post | Apr 21, 2015 6:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
From Mali to Sicily: Reporting the migrants' route BBC correspondents on the stops along the migrants' route
BBC News | Apr 21, 2015 2:10 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Inside Mali's trafficking underworld Inside the city migrants use to cross the Sahara
BBC News | Apr 20, 2015 11:51 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Mediators set May 15 deadline to sign Mali peace deal International mediators in the conflict in northern Mali increased pressure on Tuareg-led separatists on Sunday to sign up to a U.N.-brokered peace deal by announcing a signing ceremony for May 15. Mali's government, which had already said it would s
Yahoo! News | Apr 20, 2015 06:33 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Islamist group claims attack on U.N. peacekeepers in Mali By Tiemoko Diallo and Adama Diarra BAMAKO (Reuters) - A group headed by former al Qaeda fighter Mokhtar Belmokhtar has claimed responsibility for a suicide raid on U.N. peacekeepers in northern Mali in which at least three people were killed. Mauritanian
Yahoo! News | Apr 19, 2015 08:17 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
World Briefing: Mali: 2 Dead in Attack on U.N. Convoy The attack killed two civilian workers, the United Nations peacekeeping mission said Saturday. Another member of the team was wounded but escaped with others in the convoy.
New York Times | Apr 18, 2015 10:46 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend