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Cedar Falls woman shares Peace Corps experience in Mali, Zambia – Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier


Cedar Falls woman shares Peace Corps experience in Mali, Zambia
Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier
After living with a Malian family for about 10 weeks to become familiar with the culture, language and complete training, Callahan began a two-year assignment as a health education extension agent in the village of Feremuna. The village, with about 500 …

Posted on 19 April 2014 | 2:04 pm

Mali: The Threat Of Foreign Interference – Strategy Page


Mali: The Threat Of Foreign Interference
Strategy Page
Because of all that, this year there have been several incidents of Islamic terrorists moving into northern Mali from Libya and until the Libyan government establishes some control over the many Islamic terrorists roaming Libya, more will show up

Posted on 19 April 2014 | 9:26 am

Mali Opposition: Tuareg Impasse Makes North Unsafe – ABC News


Mali Opposition: Tuareg Impasse Makes North Unsafe
ABC News
Tuareg rebels, who want an independent homeland in Mali's north, launched a rebellion in 2012 and took control of much of the area. But al-Qaida-linked extremists later moved in, and a French-led intervention ousted armed groups last year. There were …

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Posted on 18 April 2014 | 2:37 pm

5 abducted aid workers rescued in Mali – Press TV


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5 abducted aid workers rescued in Mali
Press TV
Five aid workers kidnapped in northern Mali last February have been rescued during a raid near the town of Timbuktu and are reported to be in good health. The development was announced in a joint statement issued Thursday by Malian and French …

Posted on 18 April 2014 | 9:48 am

UN seeks sanctions waiver to ship arms to Mali via Ivory Coast – Reuters


UN seeks sanctions waiver to ship arms to Mali via Ivory Coast
Reuters
The statement came after U.N. sanctions monitors called for the world body to stop allowing arms to be shipped to the U.N. mission in Mali, known as MINUSMA, through Ivory Coast after they said a load of military hardware sent by China violated U.N. …

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Posted on 17 April 2014 | 7:35 pm

French troops free aid workers kidnapped in northern Mali – BBC News


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French troops free aid workers kidnapped in northern Mali
BBC News
French troops in Mali have freed five aid workers who were kidnapped in the north of the country in February. The five were released in a raid near the northern town of Timbuktu and were in good health, the French and Malian presidents said in a joint …
French troops free five aid workers kidnapped in MaliReuters
French Military Frees 5 Aid Workers In North MaliTIME
Kidnapped Red Cross workers freed in MaliUPI.com

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Posted on 17 April 2014 | 7:22 pm

The Ingenious Portable Lamp That’s Lighting Up Rural Mali – Slate Magazine (blog)


Slate Magazine (blog)

The Ingenious Portable Lamp That's Lighting Up Rural Mali
Slate Magazine (blog)
Works That Work is a Netherlands-based international magazine about design founded and edited by Peter Biľak. The following story—about Italian architect Matteo Ferroni's mobile lamp design project that is bringing light to rural Mali—ran in Works

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Posted on 16 April 2014 | 2:38 pm

West Africa Ebola outbreak toll increases; Mali tests negative – CTV News


CTV News

West Africa Ebola outbreak toll increases; Mali tests negative
CTV News
Malian Health Minister Ousmane Kone said that the country had sent out 10 samples for testing at labs in the United States and Senegal, and all were declared negative for Ebola. There are no other known suspected cases in the country. As of Monday, the …
Mali free of deadly Ebola epidemicYahoo News

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Posted on 15 April 2014 | 12:34 pm

Senegal to Send Mali 250 More Peacekeeping Troops – ABC News


Senegal to Send Mali 250 More Peacekeeping Troops
ABC News
Mali descended into chaos following a 2012 coup, and al-Qaida-linked militants seized control of the much of the country's north. French troops intervened to push back the radicals last year, and thousands of U.N. peacekeepers are now helping to

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Posted on 14 April 2014 | 6:09 pm

UN: Mali Faces Deepening Humanitarian Crisis – Voice of America


UN: Mali Faces Deepening Humanitarian Crisis
Voice of America
DAKAR — The UN humanitarian coordinator for Mali says the country is in a deepening state of humanitarian crisis, with an additional 400,000 people expected to face food-insecurity by June. Humanitarian assistance is drastically underfunded and the

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Posted on 12 April 2014 | 4:07 pm

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Mali: The Threat Of Foreign Interference

April 19, 2014: France is particularly concerned about the continuing unrest in Libya and the ability of Islamic terrorists to establish bases and training facilities there.

Posted on 19 April 2014 | 9:34 am

Kidnapped Red Cross workers freed in Mali

Ed Adamczyk BAMAKO, Mali, April 18 (UPI) — Five aid workers kidnapped in northern Mali by presumed Islamic militants in February were freed by French troops, the presidents of France and Mali said in a joint statement.

Posted on 18 April 2014 | 4:43 pm

Mali opposition: Tuareg impasse makes north unsafe

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — An opposition party says an impasse in negotiations between Mali's government and separatist rebels is creating insecurity in the country's north.

Posted on 18 April 2014 | 2:35 pm

U.N. seeks sanctions waiver to ship arms to Mali via Ivory Coast

By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The United Nations is seeking an exemption from a U.N. Security Council arms embargo on Ivory Coast so it can ship weapons and military equipment across the East African nation to its peacekeeping mission in landlocked Mali, a spokesman said on Thursday. The statement came after U.N. sanctions monitors called for the world body to stop allowing …

Posted on 17 April 2014 | 7:33 pm

French troops free Mali aid workers

French troops in Mali free five aid workers who were kidnapped in the north of the country by suspected Islamist militants in February.

Posted on 17 April 2014 | 7:07 pm

French troops free five aid workers kidnapped in Mali

BAMAKO/PARIS (Reuters) – French troops in Mali on Thursday freed five local aid workers kidnapped in February, the presidents of France and Mali said in a joint statement. Four of the aid workers work for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC). The statement said the aid workers were freed near the northern town of Timbuktu and were in good health. It was not clear at the time who …

Posted on 17 April 2014 | 6:47 pm

French Military Frees 5 Aid Workers in N Mali

Presidents: French military raid in northern Mali frees 5 aid workers kidnapped in February

Posted on 17 April 2014 | 6:35 pm

EU agrees to train Mali police, extends army training mission

The European Union agreed on Tuesday to send civilian advisers to train and advise Mali's poilce while extending by two years a mission to train the army. The decisions, taken by EU defence ministers at a meeting in Luxembourg, are part of international efforts to stabilise Mali and extend the state's authority there, 15 months after France launched a military offensive to drive out Islamists …

Posted on 16 April 2014 | 7:23 am

Mali free of deadly Ebola epidemic

Mali said on Tuesday it was clear of the Ebola epidemic suspected to be behind around 130 deaths this year in Guinea and Liberia. The health minister told reporters samples taken from patients displaying symptoms compatible with Ebola infection had tested negative for the deadly tropical pathogen. This means that, as of today, Mali has no suspect or confirmed cases of Ebola haemorrhagic fever …

Posted on 15 April 2014 | 4:13 pm

Mali's new premier in talks to form government

Mali's new prime minister was in talks on Sunday to appoint a government to lead the west African nation's post-war recovery after the surprise resignation of his predecessor and the entire cabinet. Former planning minister Moussa Mara, 39, was promoted to the premiership on Saturday after Mali's first post-war prime minister Oumar Tatam Ly quit just six months into office, a statement from the …

Posted on 6 April 2014 | 10:36 pm