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New round of Mali peace talks – News24


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New round of Mali peace talks
News24
Skirmishes in May between the Malian army and a coalition of rebels from the National Movement for the Liberation of Azawad (MNLA) and the High Council for the Unity of Azawad (HCUA) saw at least 50 soldiers killed in the Tuareg region of Kidal.
Mali's Government, Tuaregs Engage in More Peace TalksVoice of America
The future for Mali – podcast transcriptThe Guardian
Mali hopes to seal initial peace deal with Tuareg rebels in eight weeksReuters Africa
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Posted on 1 September 2014 | 7:38 pm

Mali peace talks to begin in Algiers – gulfnews.com


Mali peace talks to begin in Algiers
gulfnews.com
Skirmishes in May between the Malian army and a coalition of rebels from the National Movement for the Liberation of Azawad (MNLA) and the High Council for the Unity of Azawad (HCUA) saw at least 50 soldiers lose their lives in the Tawareq region of …

Posted on 31 August 2014 | 1:21 pm

Algerian diplomats held by Islamists are freed in Mali – FRANCE 24


FRANCE 24

Algerian diplomats held by Islamists are freed in Mali
FRANCE 24
Two Algerian diplomats who were 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 …
Algeria says 2 diplomats, abducted in 2012 by jihadists in Mali, have been freedFox News
Algeria says no ransom paid to free its diplomats in MaliShanghai Daily (subscription)
Two Algerian diplomats freed after two years in MaliTimes of Oman

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Posted on 31 August 2014 | 7:56 am

Mali’s Rebel Groups Agree to End Hostilities – Voice of America


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Mali's Rebel Groups Agree to End Hostilities
Voice of America
BAMAKO—. Rebel groups from northern Mali have agreed to end hostilities and present a united front ahead of negotiations with the Malian government that begin in Algiers next week. With peace talks between the rebels and the Bamako government …

Posted on 29 August 2014 | 3:50 pm

Peace talks in Mali – The Economist (blog)


The Economist (blog)

Peace talks in Mali
The Economist (blog)
NEXT Monday representatives of Mali's government and northern Tuareg are due to meet in Algiers to initiate a new round of peace talks. International mediators have pushed for these talks since May, when Tuareg violently took power in their ethnic …
Mali and Egypt aim to strengthen military cooperationDaily News Egypt

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Posted on 27 August 2014 | 3:06 pm

Cleaning up Mali’s rubbish – BBC News


Cleaning up Mali's rubbish
BBC News
Hoe in hand, Bafing Traore tends his cucumbers in a field on the outskirts of Mali's capital Bamako. A big white dustcart emerges from over the horizon. It drives up, stops, sighs, grunts then spews household rubbish all over his plants. Hoe on

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Posted on 25 August 2014 | 11:03 pm

Amnesty: Mali Holding Children Detainees as Adults – ABC News


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Amnesty: Mali Holding Children Detainees as Adults
ABC News
Children accused of belonging to armed militias in Mali and participating in the country's ongoing unrest are languishing in jails and being held alongside adults, an international human rights group charged. . In a brief report released Thursday
Mali: Children paying a high price in ongoing conflictAmnesty International
Amnesty says Mali Continues to Jail Former Child SoldiersVoice of America

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Posted on 22 August 2014 | 5:24 pm

Mali: Security Council condemns recent deadly suicide attack on UN base – UN News Centre


UN News Centre

Mali: Security Council condemns recent deadly suicide attack on UN base
UN News Centre
18 August 2014 – The Security Council today condemned in the strongest terms Saturday's suicide attack on a United Nations base in Ber, Mali, that killed two UN Burkinabe peacekeepers and injured seven others. The 15-member body expressed …
Mali: Security Council condemns recent deadly suicide attackScoop.co.nz (press release)
Keita extols UN peacekeepers' sacrifice in MaliStarAfrica.com
UN Security Council Condemns Killing of Two Peacekeepers in Mali Suicide RIA Novosti
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Posted on 19 August 2014 | 12:12 am

Women Beyond the Veil in Mali – New York Times (blog)


New York Times (blog)

Women Beyond the Veil in Mali
New York Times (blog)
Everyday items are strategically stored away for additional space in the one-room home. This has been the family's daily routine since 2012, when Islamic radicals forcefully occupied northern Mali, forcing thousands — including Ms. Gassamba's family

Posted on 18 August 2014 | 9:00 am

2 UN peacekeepers killed in latest in spate of attacks in Mali – CNN


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2 UN peacekeepers killed in latest in spate of attacks in Mali
CNN
(CNN) — In fresh evidence the threat of violence in Mali — and, specifically, attacks directed at international forces — hasn't gone away, two U.N. peacekeepers died and nine others were hurt in a suicide attack Saturday, the U.N. mission there said
Two UN peacekeepers killed in attack in northern MaliBBC News
Ban condemns attack on UN Mali base, declares it 'will not deter' peace effortsUN News Centre
Suicide attack in Mali kills two UN peacekeepersCBC.ca
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Posted on 16 August 2014 | 6:00 pm

Mali – Yahoo News Search Results

New round of Mali peace talks opens in Algiers

Peace talks between the Malian government and armed rebels opened on Monday in the Algerian capital, the second round of negotiations since July aimed at clinching a lasting peace agreement. A ceasefire has been in force since May when the rebels seized a large swathe of northern Mali in a major offensive. Then in July, Bamako and the rebels met for a first round of talks in Algiers and signed a …

Posted on 1 September 2014 | 6:37 pm

Mali hopes to seal initial peace deal with Tuareg rebels in eight weeks

Mali's government hopes to clinch a preliminary peace deal with northern Tuareg rebel separatists within eight weeks, the foreign minister said, ahead of talks due to start in Algeria on Monday. Mali's northern region – called Azawad by the Tuaregs – has risen up four times in the past 50 years, with various groups fighting for self-rule. The last uprising in early 2012 prompted a coup in the …

Posted on 1 September 2014 | 1:32 pm

Fresh round of Mali peace talks to begin in Algiers

Malian government negotiators will sit down with separatist militias on Monday, hoping to end the conflicts that continue to rage in the country a year after it returned to democracy. Riven by ethnic rivalries, a Tuareg rebellion and an Islamist insurgency in its vast desert north, the west African nation has struggled for stability and peace since a military coup in 2012. The second round of …

Posted on 31 August 2014 | 2:55 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

Mali: Rebel Groups Agree to End Hostilities

[VOA]Bamako -Rebel groups from northern Mali have agreed to end hostilities and present a united front ahead of negotiations with the Malian government that begin in Algiers next week.

Posted on 30 August 2014 | 7:26 am

Mali rebel factions agree to end hostilities ahead of September talks

Representatives of two platforms of rebel groups from northern Mali agreed on Thursday in the Burkinabe capital Ouagadougou to end hostilities and present a united front for talks with the Malian government in Algeria in early September. In recent months, there has been fighting between the Tuareg-led National Movement for the Liberation of Azawad (MNLA) and the Arab Movement of Azawad (MAA …

Posted on 29 August 2014 | 6:56 am

Mali rebel factions agree to end hostilities ahead of Sept talks

Representatives of two platforms of rebel groups from northern Mali agreed on Thursday in the Burkinabe capital Ouagadougou to end hostilities and present a united front for talks with the Malian government in Algeria in early September. In recent months, there has been fighting between the Tuareg-led National Movement for the Liberation of Azawad (MNLA) and the Arab Movement of Azawad (MAA …

Posted on 29 August 2014 | 12:27 am

Mali bid to switch Algeria tie fails

Mali fail in an attempt to have their Africa Cup of Nations tie moved from Algeria over concerns of violence as the Malians also bid to host 2017.

Posted on 27 August 2014 | 6:29 pm

Mali to bid for 2017 Africa Cup of Nations

Mali are to bid to host the Africa Cup of Nations (CAN) in 2017 after Libya pulled out of organising the event, the Malian football federation (Femafoot) said on Wednesday. Libya withdrew following a meeting with Confederation of African Football (CAF) president Issa Hayatou last week citing the unstable security situation in the country. Libya previously had to give up the staging of the 2013 …

Posted on 27 August 2014 | 6:14 pm

Mali seeks venue outside Algeria for African Cup

Mali is seeking to move its African Cup of Nations qualifier out of Algeria over fears of violence after a player was killed in a stadium last week, the spokesman for the country's football federation said Wednesday. Games have been suspended in Algeria for the next month and the stadium where the incident took place has been closed until new measures to protect players can be put in place. The …

Posted on 27 August 2014 | 4:13 pm