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Mali: Armed groups learn about international humanitarian law – ICRC (press release)


ICRC (press release)

Mali: Armed groups learn about international humanitarian law
ICRC (press release)
So far, we've raised awareness of international humanitarian law among more than 200 fighters from the MNLA, the HCUA and the Arab Movement of Azawad in Ménaka, Ber and Kidal," said Christoph Luedi, head of the ICRC delegation in Mali.

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Posted on 1 October 2014 | 12:40 pm

Morocco Takes Part in 4th High Level Meeting On Mali – Morocco World News


Morocco Takes Part in 4th High Level Meeting On Mali
Morocco World News
Paris- Morocco participated Tuesday in Paris at the 4th High Level Meeting on Mali, which is a follow-up to the international donor conference 'Together for a new Mali'. During this meeting, Morocco's Ambassador to France Chakib Benmoussa underlined

Posted on 30 September 2014 | 8:11 pm

N’Diaye leads Mali to 2015 FIBA U19 Championship – FIBA


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N'Diaye leads Mali to 2015 FIBA U19 Championship
FIBA
CAIRO (2015 FIBA U19 Championship Women) – Mali punched one of two tickets on offer for African teams for the 2015 FIBA U19 Championship for Women after beating Egypt 73-65 in the Final of the 2014 FIBA U18 African Championship in Cairo over the …

Posted on 30 September 2014 | 12:23 pm

General Assembly Tackles Conflict – Voice of America


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General Assembly Tackles Conflict
Voice of America
United Nations — African conflicts came under the spotlight Saturday at the U.N. General Assembly, including at a special high level meeting on Mali. U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Saturday opened a special session on Mali saying the
UN Pledges Continued Support for Mali PeaceteleSUR English
UN: Mali security situation 'extremely fragile'Daily Sabah
Mali needs sustained support from international community – UNPremium Times
AllAfrica.com -UN News Centre -Famagusta Gazette
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Posted on 29 September 2014 | 3:01 am

In pictures: Mali’s motorbiking eye surgeons – BBC News


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In pictures: Mali's motorbiking eye surgeons
BBC News
Mr Fomba is part of a team working on a Sightsavers project to tackle a backlog of advanced cases in Mali. It is hoped that the disease can be eliminated in the West African nation by the end of next year – an aim made possible largely thanks to a

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Posted on 24 September 2014 | 11:18 pm

Mali beheading: Abducted Tuareg man decapitated – BBC News


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Mali beheading: Abducted Tuareg man decapitated
BBC News
A Tuareg man who was abducted last week by suspected Islamist militants has been found beheaded in northern Mali. Four other men who had been kidnapped with him have been released, say residents of Zouera village, some 80km (50 miles) north of …
Suspected al Qaeda-linked militants decapitate Tuareg man in MaliReuters

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Posted on 24 September 2014 | 3:14 pm

Mali’s Police Restructuring Will Take Years – Wall Street Journal


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Mali's Police Restructuring Will Take Years
Wall Street Journal
BRUSSELS—The ambassador who heads a nascent European Union mission charged with training Mali's police forces depicted a security apparatus in the African country that is almost entirely dysfunctional and will take years to repair. Albrecht Conze, the …

Posted on 22 September 2014 | 4:54 pm

Roadside Bombs Kills 5 UN Peacekeepers in Mali – ABC News


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Roadside Bombs Kills 5 UN Peacekeepers in Mali
ABC News
A roadside bomb in northern Mali killed five U.N. peacekeepers and wounded several others on Thursday, a spokesman said of the latest in a string of deadly attacks on the force. A car carrying Chadian troops hit the explosive north of Aguel'hoc, which
Mali UN peacekeepers killed by roadside bombBBC News
UN Chief Demands End to Attacks on Mali PeacekeepersVoice of America
Roadside bomb kills 5 UN peacekeepers in MaliTelegraph.co.uk
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Posted on 19 September 2014 | 5:08 am

Mali: The forgotten war – Aljazeera.com


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Mali: The forgotten war
Aljazeera.com
France launched its military intervention in Mali in January 2013 with the mandate to stop an uprising of various militant groups in the north, threatening the stability and sovereignty of the country. The goal was then to free the northern part of the
A Fresh Drive for PeaceAllAfrica.com

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Posted on 6 September 2014 | 12:08 pm

UN peacekeepers killed in Mali mine blast – Aljazeera.com


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UN peacekeepers killed in Mali mine blast
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At least four peacekeepers have been killed and 15 others wounded when their convoy hit a mine in northern Mali, a spokesman for the UN has said. Olivier Salgado, a spokesperson for UN peacekeeping mission in Mali, said on Tuesday that the group of …
Mali landmine kills four UN peacekeepersBBC News
Mali: Ban condemns deadly attack against UN peacekeepersUN News Centre
Mali: UN Peacekeepers Die After Convoy Hits MineNew York Times
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Posted on 2 September 2014 | 6:42 pm

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Mali: Ban Presses for 'Sustained' Support From International Community Amid Tenuous Mali Peace

[UN News]The international community must continue to support Mali as it embarks on its path towards peace, stability and development, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today, particularly as the country's security situation continues to remain precarious amid ongoing clashes between armed groups.

Posted on 29 September 2014 | 2:11 am

UN warns of resurgence of Mali jihadists

United Nations (United States) (AFP) – The United Nations' peacekeeping chief on Saturday warned of a resurgence of Islamist fighters in northern Mali, where several UN peacekeepers have been killed in a wave of recent attacks.

Posted on 27 September 2014 | 8:59 pm

UN: Mali security situation 'extremely fragile'

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The security situation in Mali remains "extremely fragile," the U.N. secretary-general said Saturday, warning that progress in peace talks with armed separatists remains slow.

Posted on 27 September 2014 | 6:41 pm

IMF seals accord with Mali to revive aid after row over spending

BAMAKO (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund has reached an agreement with Mali that could restart suspended aid to the West African nation, the head of a mission to the country said. The IMF and the World Bank halted nearly $70 million in financing after the Fund expressed concern in May over Mali's purchase of a $40 million presidential jet and inflated spending on military supplies. "We …

Posted on 26 September 2014 | 3:15 pm

IMF reaches accord with Mali to revive aid after row over spending

BAMAKO (Reuters) – The International Monetary Fund has reached an agreement with Mali that could restart aid to the West African nation after it was suspended by IMF and the World Bank earlier this year, a head of mission to the country said on Thursday. The Bretton Woods institutions halted nearly $70 million in financing after the IMF expressed concern in May over Mali's purchase of a $40 …

Posted on 26 September 2014 | 6:44 am

IMF: Loans to Mali could resume soon

Auditors from the International Monetary Fund say they are satisfied Mali is taking steps to correct financial irregularities and loans to the country could resume soon. Christian Josz, who led an IMF …

Posted on 25 September 2014 | 10:42 pm

Mali to boost funding and policing of artisanal gold mining

BAMAKO (Reuters) – Mali plans to boost funding opportunities for its artisanal miners and to improve the policing of a sector that produces about a third of the country's gold exports, officials said on Thursday at the start of a mining reform meeting. Artisanal gold mining is plagued by frequent fatal accidents, smuggling and reports of child labour. Nor are the miners restricted on where they …

Posted on 19 September 2014 | 7:06 am

Roadside bombs kills 5 UN peacekeepers in Mali

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A roadside bomb in northern Mali killed five U.N. peacekeepers and wounded several others on Thursday, a spokesman said of the latest in a string of deadly attacks on the force.

Posted on 19 September 2014 | 4:48 am

Mali bomb blast kills five Chadian UN peacekeepers

Bamako (AFP) – Five United Nations peacekeepers from Chad were killed Thursday when their truck drove over a mine in Mali, casting a shadow over peace talks between the west African state and rebel militias.

Posted on 18 September 2014 | 7:43 pm

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