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News Topic - Mali

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Leader of Mali coup charged with conspiracy to murder after bodies discovered BAMAKO (Reuters) - Malian authorities have changed the indictment against former military coup leader General Amadou Sanogo to a more serious charge of conspiracy to murder which carries the death penalty in the West African nation, his lawyer said Thursd
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Mali 2012 coup leader facing fresh charge over mass grave Malian prosecutors have charged 2012 coup leader Amadou Sanogo with complicity to murder over the discovery of a mass grave of loyalist soldiers, judicial sources said on Thursday. Sanogo, who is already in custody facing accusations of complicity in kidn
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Malians who sang out against conflict get Songlines honours By Angus MacSwan LONDON (Reuters) - Malianngoni playerBassekou Kouyate, whose album "Jama Ko" urged his countrymen to stand together just as Mali erupted in conflict, has won the Best Artist accolade in the annual awards for world music magazine
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UN envoy calls for more troops in northern Mali UNITED NATIONS (AP) The top U.N. envoy in Mali called Wednesday for beefed up national and international forces in the country's volatile north to confront stepped up shelling, terrorist activity and clashes between rival communities.
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Mine injures peacekeeper as diplomats visit Mali's Kidal BAMAKO (Reuters) - A mine exploded in the northern Malian town of Kidal on Wednesday, seriously injuring a United Nations peacekeeper from Guinea but not affecting a delegation of visiting diplomats, a U.N. spokesman said.
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Officials: 1 UN soldier wounded by mine in Mali A United Nations vehicle securing an airstrip in northern Mali drove over a mine and a soldier with the U.N. force was seriously wounded, said a U.N. official.
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Blast Injures Peacekeeper as Diplomats Visit Mali's Kidal A mine exploded in the northern Malian town of Kidal on Wednesday, seriously injuring a United Nations peacekeeper but not affecting a delegation of visiting diplomats, a U.N. spokesman said. There was no immediate claim for the blast but al-Qaida-linked
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Mali denounces 'cowardly murder' of French hostage Mali has denounced as a "cowardly and despicable murder" the death of a French hostage announced by one of the west African nation's top jihadist groups. The Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa (MUJAO), a splinter group of Al-Qaed
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The View From Your Window Bamako, Mali, 7.30 am. “I hope the bird doesn’t violate the ‘no animals’ rule. He stayed there forever.”
Andrew Sullivan | Apr 22, 2014 10:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Mali Militants Say They Killed French Hostage A French man taken hostage in Mali two years ago has likely died, French officials said Tuesday, in a turn of events that highlights the conflict between France and jihadist groups in West Africa.
Wall Street Journal | Apr 22, 2014 9:31 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend