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Dave Morgan: Flintshire teacher killed in Mali air crash was ‘larger than life’ – Daily Post North Wales


Daily Post North Wales

Dave Morgan: Flintshire teacher killed in Mali air crash was 'larger than life'
Daily Post North Wales
A teacher killed in a plane crash in Northern Mali last week has been described as a 'larger than life' character who was looked up to by his students. Dave 'Masher' Morgan, 57, was one of the 118 victims onboard the Air Algerie flight from Ouagadougou
North Wales teacher among 118 victims who died in Air Algerie crash in MaliWalesOnline

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Posted on 29 July 2014 | 8:42 am

UN Presses for Mali Peace Talks Starting Aug. 17 – ABC News


UN Presses for Mali Peace Talks Starting Aug. 17
ABC News
The Security Council reiterated its strong concern about the fragile security situation in northern Mali in a presidential statement and called on the parties "to immediately and fully respect a cease-fire" signed on May 23. The council also reiterated

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Posted on 29 July 2014 | 12:33 am

Mali’s Female Basketball Players Rebound After Islamist Occupation – Voice of America


Voice of America

Mali's Female Basketball Players Rebound After Islamist Occupation
Voice of America
GAO, MALI —. As night falls over Gao in northern Mali, young women are practicing on a basketball court. Now that armed extremists have left, several girls in shiny track suit bottoms and low-necked tops have joined the boys. Ramatou Touré moves

Posted on 28 July 2014 | 5:21 pm

Black boxes from Air Algerie plane crash in Mali will be analyzed in France – New York Daily News


New York Daily News

Black boxes from Air Algerie plane crash in Mali will be analyzed in France
New York Daily News
U.N. peacekeepers located the second black box Saturday amid the wreckage of the plane that took off from Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, and was heading to Algiers when it crashed early Thursday in northern Mali near the border with Burkina Faso.
Black boxes from Mali plane crash arrive in FranceChannel News Asia
Mali begins probe into Algerian plane crash: Min.Press TV
Pilots of Air Algerie jet asked to turn back: FranceYahoo News
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Posted on 28 July 2014 | 1:08 pm

Families mourn victims of Air Algerie crash in Mali – Reuters


Families mourn victims of Air Algerie crash in Mali
Reuters
French, Malian and Dutch soldiers from MINUSMA secured the crash site, about 80 km (50 miles) south of Gossi, near the Burkina Faso border. A resident in the north Malian town of Gao said he saw about 20 researchers from French aviation safety body BEA …

Posted on 26 July 2014 | 11:40 pm

France to repatriate Mali air crash victims – Aljazeera.com


Aljazeera.com

France to repatriate Mali air crash victims
Aljazeera.com
France is to repatriate the bodies of all 118 people who were aboard an Air Algerie plane that crashed in Mali, as it declared an unofficial three-day period of mourning. "When it will be possible, all bodies will be brought back to France, all the
No survivors of Air Algerie plane crash in Mali, French president saysLos Angeles Times
French Soldiers Reach Plane Crash Site in MaliNBCNews.com
Air Algerie Jet With 116 on Board Crashes in MaliABC News
Huffington Post -TIME
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Posted on 26 July 2014 | 5:42 pm

2nd ‘black box’ found from Air Algerie crash in Mali, UN official says – CNN


CNN

2nd 'black box' found from Air Algerie crash in Mali, UN official says
CNN
(CNN) — France has declared a three-day mourning period to commemorate the victims of the Air Algerie Flight 5017 crash, French President Francois Hollande declared on Saturday. Following a meeting with families of the victims, Hollande said flags

Posted on 26 July 2014 | 1:50 pm

‘Disintegrated’ Air Algerie plane found with no survivors; ‘black box’ recovered – CNN


'Disintegrated' Air Algerie plane found with no survivors; 'black box' recovered
CNN
(CNN) — French forces secured the site of a crashed Air Algerie flight in Mali, and found one flight recorder but no survivors, French President Francoise Hollande said Friday. Wreckage of the jet was found in a "disintegrated state" in northern Mali

Posted on 25 July 2014 | 12:36 pm

France Sends Soldiers To Guard Air Algerie Wreckage In Mali – NPR


France Sends Soldiers To Guard Air Algerie Wreckage In Mali
NPR
French officials dispatched a military unit to secure the site in restive northern Mali where an Air Algerie plane crashed with the loss of 116 people. France's interior minister said Friday that terrorism cannot be excluded as a cause for the tragedy

Posted on 25 July 2014 | 7:47 am

Algeria passenger plane wreckage found in Mali – BBC News


BBC News

Algeria passenger plane wreckage found in Mali
BBC News
The wreckage of a plane that disappeared with 116 people on board on a flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers has been found in Mali, officials say. French troops based in the region are on their way to secure the site, about 50km (30 miles) from the

Posted on 24 July 2014 | 10:51 pm

Mali – Yahoo News Search Results

UN presses for Mali peace talks starting Aug. 17

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council on Monday welcomed agreement on a roadmap for negotiations between the Malian government and Tuareg separatists and called on both sides to engage in follow-up peace talks starting August 17.

Posted on 29 July 2014 | 12:16 am

Mali opens judicial inquiry into Air Algerie crash

Mali has opened a judicial probe into the Air Algerie plane disaster as part of international efforts to determine the cause of the crash, Mali's Minister of Solidarity and Humanitarian Action said Sunday. "Mali opened a judicial inquiry immediately after the discovery of the plane… for manslaughter," Hamadou Konate told AFP after visiting the family of Bakary Diallo, the only Malian killed in …

Posted on 27 July 2014 | 6:14 pm

Air Algerie jet's black boxes to be sent to France

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Black boxes from the Air Algerie plane that crashed in northern Mali last week will be transferred to France for analysis, the French embassy in Mali said Sunday, as officials prepared for the process of identifying the remains of the dead.

Posted on 27 July 2014 | 4:54 pm

Air Algerie Black Boxes to Be Transferred to Mali Capital Today

The two black boxes from the Air Algerie MD-83 that crashed in Mali last week will be transferred to the capital as French troops set up a camp for investigators near the site of the accident.

Posted on 27 July 2014 | 2:02 pm

Air Algerie Plane Wreckage Found in Mali

French troops are headed to a remote area in Mali to secure the site of Thursday's Air Algerie jet crash, the third major international aviation disaster in a week.

Posted on 25 July 2014 | 6:42 pm

Mali government, northern rebels sign roadmap deal for peace talks

Mali's government and Tuareg-led rebels on Thursday signed an agreement for a roadmap toward securing a broader peace deal to end decades of uprisings in the north. Mali's vast northern desert region – called Azawad by the Tuareg rebels – has risen up four times in the last 50 years, with various groups fighting for independence or self-rule. A final peace agreement will be signed in Mali, but …

Posted on 25 July 2014 | 6:54 am

Mali, northern rebels agree on 'roadmap' for peace talks

By Hamid Ould Ahmed ALGIERS (Reuters) – Mali's government and Tuareg-led rebels on Thursday signed an agreement for a roadmap toward securing a broader peace deal to end decades of uprisings in the north. Mali's vast northern desert region – called Azawad by the Tuareg rebels – has risen up four times in the last 50 years, with various groups fighting for independence or self-rule. A final peace …

Posted on 24 July 2014 | 9:38 pm

Missing Algerian airliner over Mali 'probably crashed'

An Air Algerie plane missing since early Thursday over Mali with 116 passengers and crew, including 50 French nationals, on board probably crashed, French President Francois Hollande said. Speaking on French television, Hollande said: "Everything leads us to believe that the plane has crashed." He vowed to deploy all of France's military means in Mali, where it has hundreds of troops, to track …

Posted on 24 July 2014 | 5:26 pm

Mali peace talks start in Algiers after prisoner swap

By Patrick Markey ALGIERS (Reuters) – Mali's government and rebels held peace talks in Algiers on Wednesday in an effort to end decades of uprisings by northern tribes, though the government said at the start it would refuse to discuss any demands for full autonomy. Mali's vast desert north – called Azawad by the Tuareg and Arab rebels – has risen up four times in the last 50 years, with …

Posted on 16 July 2014 | 7:29 pm

Mali govt, rebels begin tough peace talks in Algiers

The Bamako government and armed groups from northern Mali launched tough talks in Algiers on Wednesday for an elusive peace deal, with parts of the country still mired in conflict. Instead, the three groups that signed the "Algiers Declaration" in June, demanding inclusive peace negotiations, held a succession of brief meetings with the government delegation, with three other groups then holding …

Posted on 16 July 2014 | 6:25 pm