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News Topic - Mali

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Tribal chief of Mali's Tuaregs dies amid stalled peace talks DAKAR (Reuters) - The chief of the most powerful Tuareg tribe in northern Mali died on Thursday, signalling a change of leadership as Tuareg separatists are locked in peace talks with the government. The 87-year-old patriarch Intallah Ag Attaher, who had
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3 wounded as UN vehicle hits roadside bomb in northern Mali The U.N. force in Mali says three peacekeepers were wounded when a vehicle carrying Chadian troops hit a roadside bomb in the country's north.
WTOL.com | Dec 18, 2014 3:41 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Toledo, Ohio
Ivory Coast and Mali to play Nigeria Ivory Coast and Mali will play Nigeria as the two sides prepare for the Africa Cup of Nations in Guinea" href="/topics/e/Equatorial_Guinea/index.html" class="tpc">Equatorial Guinea.
BBC News | Dec 18, 2014 12:28 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Mali Ends Last Quarantines, Could Be Ebola-Free Next Month Mali has released from quarantine the last 13 people being monitored for Ebola, and the country could be declared free of the virus next month if no further cases are recorded, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday. Mali has recorded six deaths fr
Voice of America | Dec 16, 2014 2:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Chad Wields Influence Across Africa in Unexpected Ways Boko Haram, the insurgency in northern Mali, and the crisis in the Central African Republic. One thing unites these three conflicts: the country of Chad. This large, central African nation is becoming something of a regional power. Earlier this month, pro
Voice of America | Dec 15, 2014 4:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mali: 4 prisoners exchanged for French hostage The Malian government says it exchanged four prisoners to secure the release of a French hostage held for three years by al-Qaida's North African branch.
KLKNTV.com | Dec 15, 2014 07:18 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend article from Lincoln, Nebraska
Mali: 4 Al-Qaida Linked Militants Swapped For French Hostage Mali's justice minister says Serge Lazarevic, released earlier this week, was freed as part of the deal. But Paris has refused to confirm any such agreement.
NPR.org | Dec 13, 2014 9:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mali confirms militants were freed to secure Serge Lazarevics release Four, with ties to al-Qaida, said to include two of men who committed 2011 kidnapping in which Frenchman was seized Continue reading...
The Guardian | Dec 12, 2014 6:30 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mali freed four militants in exchange for French hostage: minister DAKAR (Reuters) - Mali freed four Islamist militants with ties to al Qaeda in north Africa in exchange for the release of Serge Lazarevic, a French national who was being held by the group, Mali's justice minister said on Friday.
Reuters | Dec 12, 2014 5:53 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Mali minister admits prisoners freed for French hostage Mali admitted Friday that prisoners had been freed in exchange for French hostage Serge Lazarevic, confirming information given to AFP earlier this week by a security source in the west African country. France's last remaining hostage, Lazarevic arri
Yahoo! News | Dec 12, 2014 5:44 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend