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Air Algerie plane with 116 aboard crashes in Mali – KING5.com


KING5.com

Air Algerie plane with 116 aboard crashes in Mali
KING5.com
An Air Algerie flight en route to Algiers from Burkina Faso with 116 people aboard including 50 French citizens crashed Thursday in northeastern Mali, the airlines said. The airlines said on its Twitter account that the plane went down about 40 miles

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Posted on 20 August 2014 | 5:02 am

Ghana’s New Envoy Presents Credentials In Mali – GhanaWeb


Ghana's New Envoy Presents Credentials In Mali
GhanaWeb
Ghana's new Ambassador to the Republic of Mali, His Excellency Mr. Mahmud Khalid, on Tuesday, 12th August, 2014, had the opportunity to present his Letters of Credence to the President of the Republic of Mali, His Excellency Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, in

Posted on 20 August 2014 | 3:11 am

Charity:Water’s powerful video on water in Mali and Niger – Boing Boing


Charity:Water's powerful video on water in Mali and Niger
Boing Boing
It's our biggest campaign ever as we try to raise $4 million to bring 100,000 people clean water in the Sahel region." "The key to our campaign is a powerful 6 minute video our team shot earlier this year in Mali and Niger. Women there pull dirty water

Posted on 19 August 2014 | 9:44 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
It also reiterated its support for the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) and French forces that support it. The mission would continue to assist the Malian authorities and the Malian people in their efforts to bring
Security Council Condemns Suicide Attack On UN Base In MaliRTT News
UN Security Council Condemns Killing of Two Peacekeepers in Mali Suicide RIA Novosti
Keita extols UN peacekeepers' sacrifice in MaliStarAfrica.com

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Posted on 19 August 2014 | 12:12 am

Mali – Death of two Burkinabe AFISMA soldiers (August 18, 2014) – France Diplomatie (press release)


Mali – Death of two Burkinabe AFISMA soldiers (August 18, 2014)
France Diplomatie (press release)
France condemns this attack and offers its condolences to the Burkinabe authorities and to the families of the soldiers killed in Ber on August 16. We applaud the United Nations mission to stabilize Mali, and the commitment of its participating

Posted on 18 August 2014 | 3:14 pm

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

Two UN peacekeepers killed in attack in northern Mali – BBC News


BBC News

Two UN peacekeepers killed in attack in northern Mali
BBC News
Two UN peacekeepers have been killed and seven others were injured in a suicide attack on a UN patrol base in northern Mali. A pick-up truck laden with explosives drove into the UN camp in Ber, 50km (30 miles) east of Timbuktu, on Saturday. A suicide …
2 UN Peacekeepers Killed in North Mali; 7 WoundedABC News
Suicide bomber attacks UN base in northern Mali, kills twoReuters UK
Two UN peacekeepers killed in Northern Mali suicide attackeNCA
Q13 FOX
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Posted on 17 August 2014 | 3:59 am

Suicide attack in Mali kills two UN peacekeepers – CBC.ca


CBC.ca

Suicide attack in Mali kills two UN peacekeepers
CBC.ca
The UN secretary-general says two United Nations peacekeepers have been killed and seven wounded in a suicide attack in Mali. Ban Ki-moon said he was saddened by the deaths and condemned the attack against UN personnel in a statement issued …

Posted on 16 August 2014 | 11:19 pm

France bombs Islamists in north Mali – BBC News


BBC News

France bombs Islamists in north Mali
BBC News
Four or five bombs were dropped in the Esssakane region, west of the city of Timbuktu on Sunday morning, the BBC's Alex Duval Smith in Mali reports. The UN has said al-Qaeda militants were active in the area. Last month Timbuktu airport came under
France previously said its former offensive freed northern Mali from al-Aida i24news
French forces strike rebel sites in Maliwww.worldbulletin.net
Casualties feared as French forces strike militant sites in MaliTurkish Press
National Turk English
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Posted on 10 August 2014 | 2:28 pm

A reminder of what has been happening in Mali – Washington Post (blog)


CNN

A reminder of what has been happening in Mali
Washington Post (blog)
Mali's Islamist insurgency was big news in early 2013, but after a French military intervention and successful election, it largely faded from view. Here's a reminder of what happened, and has been happening, in one of Africa's poorest nations.
No survivors of Air Algerie plane crash in Mali, French president saysLos Angeles Times
Wreckage of Algeria airliner found in MaliAljazeera.com
France Sends Soldiers To Guard Air Algerie Wreckage In MaliNPR
CNN -Wall Street Journal
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Posted on 24 July 2014 | 4:20 pm

Mali – Yahoo News Search Results

Ghana’s New Envoy Presents Credentials In Mali

Ghana’s new Ambassador to the Republic of Mali, His Excellency Mr. Mahmud Khalid, on Tuesday, 12th August, 2014, had the opportunity to present his Letters of Credence to the President of the Republic of Mali, His Excellency Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, in an official ceremony held at the Presidential Palace in the capital, Bamako.

Posted on 20 August 2014 | 3:00 am

Lens Blog: Women Beyond the Veil in Mali

Katie Orlinsky traveled throughout Mali for almost a month, speaking with women who had lived under Shariah law imposed by Islamic radicals.

Posted on 18 August 2014 | 2:42 pm

Women Beyond the Veil in Mali

Katie Orlinsky traveled throughout Mali for almost a month, speaking with women who had lived under Shariah law imposed by Islamic radicals.

Posted on 18 August 2014 | 9:01 am

U.N. peacekeepers killed in Mali

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.

Posted on 17 August 2014 | 3:02 am

Two UN peacekeepers killed in Mali suicide attack

Two United Nations peacekeepers, from Burkina Faso, were killed in a suicide car bombing in northern Mali, the UN and Mali security sources said. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon was "deeply saddened" by the deaths and the wounding of at least seven other peacekeepers in Ber, a village in Mali's Timbuktu region. "Jihadists carried out a car bombing at the MINUSMA (United Nations peacekeeping …

Posted on 17 August 2014 | 1:53 am

2 UN peacekeepers killed in north Mali; 7 wounded

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — The U.N. secretary-general says two United Nations peacekeepers have been killed and seven wounded in a suicide attack in Mali.

Posted on 16 August 2014 | 10:46 pm

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

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.

Posted on 16 August 2014 | 7:46 pm

2 UN peacekeepes killed in north Mali; 7 wounded

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — The U.N. secretary-general says two United Nations peacekeepers have been killed and seven wounded in a suicide attack in Mali.

Posted on 16 August 2014 | 5:53 pm

UN mission: Peacekeeper killed in northern Mali, 5 others wounded in suicide attack near Ber

The U.N.

Posted on 16 August 2014 | 4:09 pm

Mali leader warns north could become criminal hub

Mali's leader warned Thursday that a lack of air surveillance in his country's troubled north could pose risks for the world by allowing criminals to use it as a base. On a visit to Washington for a US-Africa summit, President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita said his government was committed to negotiating a peaceful solution with Tuareg separatists after rebels and Al-Qaeda-linked militants overran much …

Posted on 7 August 2014 | 10:21 pm