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Mali national held for conning city youth – Times of India


Mali national held for conning city youth
Times of India
Lucknow: A man from Mali was held in the city on Tuesday for allegedly duping a Gomtinagar-based youth. A native of Bamako, the capital of the West African country, Keita Issouf had posed as Steve, an agent of a financial institution and lured Deepak …

Posted on 16 September 2014 | 8:12 pm

Islamists bankrolled by large-scale African drug-smuggling operation – The Guardian


The Guardian

Islamists bankrolled by large-scale African drug-smuggling operation
The Guardian
Islamist groups in northern Mali are paying local drivers to smuggle drugs and migrants across the desert for shipment to Europe, according to sources in Timbuktu. Smuggling operations are the financial backbone of Islamist groups such as al-Qaida in

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Posted on 16 September 2014 | 5:43 pm

UPDATE 1-Mali says signed accords with China for projects worth $11 billion – Reuters


Independent Online

UPDATE 1-Mali says signed accords with China for projects worth $11 billion
Reuters
Deals come as Mali in new talks with IMF. * China's foreign ministry declines to confirm agreements (Adds Chinese Foreign Ministry comment). BAMAKO, Sept 15 (Reuters) – Mali has signed a string of agreements with China totalling about $11 billion, most
Mali, China sign project deals worth R121bnIndependent Online
Mali has signed a string of agreements with China…Mynextfone

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Posted on 16 September 2014 | 9:14 am

Mali says signed accords with China for projects worth $11 billion – Reuters UK


Reuters UK

Mali says signed accords with China for projects worth $11 billion
Reuters UK
The IMF and World Bank froze nearly $70 million in financing after the Fund expressed concern in May about Mali's purchase of a $40 million presidential jet and a loan for military supplies, deals that undermined donor confidence in the commitment of

Posted on 16 September 2014 | 8:47 am

UN Condemns Deadly Attack on Mali Peacekeepers – Voice of America


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UN Condemns Deadly Attack on Mali Peacekeepers
Voice of America
Northern Mali fell under control of Tuareg separatists and then al-Qaida-linked Islamic extremists following a 2012 military coup. A French-led intervention last year scattered the extremists, but some remain active and there have been continued bursts
Soldier killed in Mali land mine blastCBS News
France condemns attack against UN Blue Helmets in MaliKuwait News Agency
Mali landmine kills UN peacekeeper, wounds four othersReuters

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Posted on 15 September 2014 | 2:02 pm

Mali talks: Separatists vow to speak with single voice – News24


Middle East Online

Mali talks: Separatists vow to speak with single voice
News24
Algiers – Malian separatist militias agreed on Sunday to speak with a "single voice" in talks with Bamako on ending conflicts that still rage a year after Mali returned to democracy. The APS news agency in Algeria, which is hosting a second round of
Mali groups reach accord at Algiers talksmagharebia.com

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Posted on 15 September 2014 | 11:40 am

UN slams killing of Chadian peacekeeper in Mali – News24


UN slams killing of Chadian peacekeeper in Mali
News24
Bamako – A UN peacekeeper from Chad was killed and four others injured when their vehicle struck a landmine in northern Mali on Sunday, officials said. The killing brought swift condemnation from United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and in a UN …

Posted on 15 September 2014 | 6:58 am

UN condemns killing of Chadian peacekeeper in Mali – Yahoo News


Yahoo News

UN condemns killing of Chadian peacekeeper in Mali
Yahoo News
"The members of the Security Council called on the Government of Mali to swiftly investigate this attack and bring the perpetrators to justice and stressed that those responsible for the attack shall be held accountable," it added. "The members of the

Posted on 15 September 2014 | 3:16 am

Landmine kills UN peacekeeper in Mali – Sky News Australia


Sky News Australia

Landmine kills UN peacekeeper in Mali
Sky News Australia
A Chadian UN peacekeeper has been killed and several others injured when their vehicle struck a landmine in Mali. 'We lost one person when our vehicle encountered a mine near Aguelhoc. There are also some injured,' a Chadian soldier from the United …

Posted on 15 September 2014 | 1:22 am

Mali Refugees Return North, Face Food Crisis – ABC News


ABC News

Mali Refugees Return North, Face Food Crisis
ABC News
Northern Mali fell under control of Tuareg separatists and then al-Qaida-linked Islamic extremists following a military coup in 2012. A French-led intervention last year scattered the extremists, but some remain active and there have been continued
Mali refugees face food crisisNews24
Malian refugees returning home amid food crisisPress TV

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Posted on 11 September 2014 | 3:12 pm

Mali – Yahoo News Search Results

Mali says signed accords with China for projects worth $11 billion

BAMAKO (Reuters) – Mali has signed a string of agreements with China totalling about $11 billion, most of it intended to finance two major railway projects linking the land-locked country to the coast, Mali's presidency said. Mali gave few details on the terms of the 34 agreements but said they included some loans. They coincide with fresh talks with the International Monetary Fund to review a …

Posted on 16 September 2014 | 8:39 am

UNSC slams attack on UN peacekeepers in Mali

United Nations, Sep 15 (IANS) The UN Security Council has condemned "in the strongest terms" an attack on a military vehicle in Mali, in which one Chadian UN peacekeeper was killed and four others injured. "The members of the Security Council reiterated their full support to MINUSMA (the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilisation Mission in Mali) and French forces that support it …

Posted on 15 September 2014 | 8:46 am

Mali landmine kills U.N. peacekeeper, wounds four others

BAMAKO (Reuters) – A landmine explosion hit a vehicle carrying U.N. peacekeepers from Chad on patrol in northeastern Mali on Sunday, killing one and seriously wounding four others, the U.N. mission in Mali said. The incident near Aguelhok town followed an apparently similar explosion in the same area on Sept. 2 in which four peacekeepers were killed and 15 wounded. "These attacks on the United …

Posted on 15 September 2014 | 8:23 am

UN condemns killing of Chadian peacekeeper in Mali

A UN peacekeeper from Chad was killed and four others injured when their vehicle struck a landmine in northern Mali on Sunday, officials said. The killing brought swift condemnation from United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon and in a UN Security Council declaration. "These attacks will not alter the determination of the United Nations to support the Malian people in their search for peace …

Posted on 15 September 2014 | 3:01 am

Land mine in Mali kills soldier, wounds 4 others

A Chadian soldier died and four peacekeeper were wounded when a U.N. military vehicle struck the explosive

Posted on 15 September 2014 | 1:56 am

UN: 1 Chadian peacekeeper dead in northern Mali

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A U.N. military vehicle struck a land mine Sunday in the volatile Kidal region of northern Mali, killing a Chadian soldier and wounding four other peacekeepers, a spokesman for the U.N. mission in the West African country said.

Posted on 15 September 2014 | 1:55 am

Separatists vow to speak with single voice in Mali talks

Malian separatist militias agreed Sunday to speak with a "single voice" in talks with Bamako on ending conflicts that still rage a year after Mali returned to democracy. The APS news agency in Algeria, which is hosting a second round of talks between separatist groups and Malian government representatives, announced the move. "Now it's one voice who will speak on behalf of the people of Azawad …

Posted on 14 September 2014 | 8:37 pm

Mali arrests fugitive Algerian Islamist

A suspected lieutenant of Al-Qaeda-linked Algerian jihadist commander Mokhtar Belmokhtar has been arrested in northern Mali, security sources said on Friday. Rebel groups in the northeastern separatist stronghold of Kidal arrested Meherig Jafar before handing him over to the authorities via the French army, a source from the United Nations peacekeeping mission told AFP. A Malian police source …

Posted on 12 September 2014 | 2:24 pm

Mali refugees return north, face food crisis

TIMBUKTU, Mali (AP) — A pile of stones and wood was all that remained of the house where Fadimata Walet Abdou Salam once lived when she and her young daughters returned after more than a year of sleeping in a tent as refugees in a foreign country.

Posted on 11 September 2014 | 3:50 pm

Algerian diplomats freed after two years' captivity in Mali

Two Algerian diplomats kidnapped in Mali in April 2012 by the Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa (MUJAO) were freed on Saturday, the Algerian foreign ministry announced. A third diplomat, consul Boualem Sayes, had died in captivity "from a chronic illness", the ministry said. It did not say whether Mourad Guessas and Kedour Miloudi had been released by their kidnappers or had been …

Posted on 30 August 2014 | 7:50 pm