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Mali's foot-dragging traps peace mission in unending conflict By Tim Cocks BAMAKO (Reuters) - Last week, the offices of the U.N. peacekeeping mission in the desert city of Gao in northern Mali were flattened by a truck bomb. On Tuesday, just five suspected Islamist militants succeeded in freeing 93 inmates from a ja
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Suspected Islamist militants free prisoners in central Mali BAMAKO (Reuters) - Suspected Islamist militants attacked a prison in the town of Niono in central Mali late on Monday and freed all the prisoners, army spokesman Diarran Kone said. Militants in northern Mali have staged a series of high-profile attacks si
Yahoo! News | Dec 6, 2016 09:43 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Volunteers are 'instrumental to the future of people and the planet' — Ban says on International Day Marking International Volunteer Day, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today hailed the volunteers for providing shelter and support for refugees as well as those who were integral in emergency response situations in Haiti, Sri Lanka, Mali, and
UN News Centre | Dec 5, 2016 6:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Senators show their misgivings on the new peacekeeping The Trudeau government is deliberating on where to send Canadian troops on a peacekeeping mission, as it fleshes out a promise in the 2015 Liberal Party platform. All signs point to troops being sent somewhere in Africa, likely Mali. All signs also ...
The Globe and Mail | Dec 4, 2016 11:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Young Malian Man Meets One-legged Girl, Makes Her a New Leg Life in a poor neighborhood of Bamako, Mali, comes with plenty of hardship, even for the able-bodied. Seven-year-old amputee Adiaratou Sanogo faced her own set of additional challenges until a chance roadside encounter launched a life-changing sequence of
Voice of America | Dec 2, 2016 05:09 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Clashes in north Mali leave 2 dead as Gao airport closed Clashes between armed groups near the northern Malian city of Gao left at least two dead and a dozen injured, and the local airport was closed after being hit in a jihadist attack, sources said Thursday. The clashes were confirmed by a foreign security so
Yahoo! News | Dec 1, 2016 9:01 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Ex-Mali Coup Leader Goes on Trial on Killing Charges The coup leader blamed for destabilizing Mali went on trial Wednesday with 17 co-defendants, accused of kidnapping and killing members of the presidential guard whose remains were later found in a mass grave. Amadou Haya Sanogo, who rose to power after ov
Voice of America | Nov 30, 2016 5:08 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Militants strike north Mali airports with suicide truck, rockets Militants have struck two airports in northern Mali with an explosives-laden truck and rockets, residents and a security source said on Wednesday, in attacks that caused no victims but pointed to desert jihadists intensifying their insurgency. In Gao, the
Yahoo! News | Nov 30, 2016 3:22 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mission to Mali would be counter-terrorism, not peacekeeping, senators say The federal government needs to focus on post-deployment care for all of its military personnel if Canada joins a counter-terrorism peace operation in Africa, a Senate committee is recommending
The Globe and Mail | Nov 28, 2016 7:02 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Watch The Weeeknd dance in his hitmans blood in the new short film, MANIA Following in the footsteps of his fellow Torontonian and frequent collaborator Drake, The Weeknd has dropped a short film featuring tracks from his latest album, Starboy. The 12-minute video stars The Weeknd and model Anais Mali, and includes tracks like
Yahoo! News | Nov 27, 2016 8:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend